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College of Arts & Sciences

MSC03 2120
Ortega Hall , 201
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: Main Line: 277-3046
Phone: Advisement: 277-4621
Fax: 277-0351

University of New Mexico, College of Arts and Sciences

Our Mission

      As the central leadership for the largest degree-granting college at UNM, the Dean’s office of the College of Arts & Sciences provides support, structure, consistency and service to enhance scholarship and student success. We serve as the liaison between departments and other units and make creative use of our resources to further the values of the University of New Mexico and to promote excellence in faculty, staff and students.

Arts & Sciences News

Nocentelli wins MLA Book Prize

Nocentelli wins MLA Book Prize
December 16, 2014
Carmen Nocentelli, associate professor of English and comparative literature, has been awarded the twenty-second annual Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Priz ... [Read More]

Congratulations to Marshall Scholarship Awardee

Congratulations to Marshall Scholarship Awardee
December 2, 2014
Ryan Roco, a UNM undergraduate studying political science, has been awarded one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. Ryan received a Mar ... [Read More]

The History of the Universe, and the James Webb Space Telescope

The History of the Universe and the James Webb Space Telescope
October 22, 2014
UNM’s Department of Physics and Astronomy presents Nobel Laureate John C. Mather in a free public talk, “The History of the Universe, from ... [Read More]

Witkiewitz awarded 2014 APA Presidential Citation

Witkiewitz awarded 2014 APA Presidential Citation
October 17, 2014
Katie Witkiewitz, an associate professor of Psychology and scientist at the Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addictions (CASAA) at the Univer ... [Read More]

Heritage New Mexico Website

Heritage New Mexico Website
October 14, 2014
Researchers from the Department of Anthropology at the University of New Mexico are pleased to announce the release of a new interactive website: Heri ... [Read More]

What We Offer

The College of Arts and Sciences provides a broad-based education in the natural sciences, the social sciences, and humanities that transforms lives and shapes futures. We create and disseminate new knowledge, foster and support scholars and researchers, educate the next generation of professionals and public servants, and develop engaged, cross-culturally literate citizens.

Our departments and programs not only provide the knowledge that is fundamental to the intellectual and educational activities across the entire campus, they also integrate and contextualize that knowledge in ways that connect students to the past and prepare them for the future.