August 27, 2014: 4:30 – 6pm Orientation for all Government graduate students (MA & MPA)
- Meet faculty and fellow students for a fun and informative meeting that will answer all your questions about how to do a thesis or internship, choose core and elective classes, and generally succeed in your program.
Location: Breland 182.
Hosted by: Government Graduate Student Organization
September 4, 2014: 4 – 6pm Welcome Event for all Government majors (undergraduate and graduate)
- Come and learn about the Government department. Meet some of the faculty and fellow students. If you have any questions about the department this will be a perfect oppurtunity to come and ask. Refreshments will be provided.
Location: Corbett Center Patio (next to Taos restaurant)
Hosted by: Government department
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 received numerous awards and distinctions including an Outstanding Delegation Award. These accomplishments earned them a ranking in the top 15 percent. Read more here: NMSU News Center story.