March 5-6, 2014: Salt of the Earth- 60 year anniversary – in collaboration with Women’s History Month
March 7, 2014: Model United Nations – Dr. Jorge Bustamante will be keynote speaker for annual banquet
March 10, 2014: Spring Fling 2014
Interested in graduate studies? Come to our open house meeting on Monday March 10, 1.30-2.30, in Breland 358 for information on our Masters in Public Administration and MA in Government, as well as how to apply for a graduate assistantship.
April 3-4, 2014: J. Paul Taylor Social Justice Symposium – Justice for Native Peoples – in collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences
Recent News and Events
NATIONAL SECURITY AND HUMAN SECURITY IN THE US-MEXICO BORDERLANDS 2013
Laura Carlsen and Araceli Rodriguez
What’s the relation between Mexico’s war on drugs and the militarization of the border region? What are the on the ground results of the billions of dollars that the US government has spent on these programs? Are they really making us safer? A critical examination of these often ignored questions.
2012 Immigration Policy Conference
The lack of immigration reform at the national level has been accompanied by increasing enforcement measures which directly impact communities in the US-Mexico border region. This conference focuses on the social impacts of border enforcement and discusses the challenges facing community organizations as they seek to promote dialogue and alternative approaches based on respect for human rights.
Congratulations to the Model United Nations team!
At a recent Model U.N. conference in New York City, the NMSU Model United Nations team won an Outstanding Delegation Award (the competition’s top honor), plus three Outstanding Delegate (team member) Awards, and two Outstanding Position Paper Awards. Read more here: NMSU News Center story.