Best Master’s Degree Programs

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.