Western New Mexico University works to ensure the health and safety of its community and is monitoring the global public health concern related to the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19 while also ensuring those pursuing degrees may continue working toward their goals safely.
Western New Mexico University was ranked #8 for the Best Master’s Degree in New Mexico by University HQ. The ranking touts the affordability of WNMU and also the university’s ability to support students toward improved career prospects.
Professor Heads to Poetry Residency
WNMU Assistant Professor of English Composition Heather Frankland was selected to attend an intensive poetry workshop in Outer Cape Cod this summer. Led by the well-known poet Marge Piercy, the program is limited to just 12 poets.
Nurse Educator of the Year
WNMU School of Nursing Clinical Instructor Mary McBrayer, RN, BSN, MAIS, won the 2022 New Mexico Nursing Education Consortium Nurse Educator Endowment Award to honor the late Nancy Morton. This award recognizes her dedication to ensuring the continuation of clinical lab skills courses for WNMU nursing students.
Western New Mexico University sociologist Andreea Nica, Ph.D., examines in her research how emotional intimacy relates to wellbeing across subcultures and family. She digs into the ways some communities address … Continued
Liz Adams has been a social worker for 24 years. She lives in Cimarron and works in a school in Eagle Nest. “I’ve worked for child protective services. I worked … Continued