NEW!! Paid Research Opportunity for Undergraduates!!
Call for Applications. Deadline: February 28, 2020.
Immigration Policy and Border Communities
New Mexico State University and University of Texas-El Paso
May 18-July 24, 2020
National Science Foundation – Research Experience for Undergraduates
See here for details and application form.
Department of Government
Advising for Spring and Summer 2020: To see your adviser, please click here
Apply to graduate programs in the Department of Government
We are now accepting applications from qualified students to our two graduate programs: MA in Government and the nationally-accredited Masters in Public Administration (MPA). For information about the content and requirements of our MA in Government, click here, and for our MPA, click here
For students interested in applying to the MPA program, please contact the MPA Director, Dr. Christina Medina at firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply to either of our graduate programs see: Application Process for Graduate School at NMSU
Q: What can I do with a Government degree?
A: Many things!!…But don’t take just our word for it.
Read about our alumni and how their studies prepared them for a variety of rewarding careers.
2018 Migration Crisis Service-Learning Study-Abroad Blog
This interdisciplinary, service-learning study-abroad course examines the current migration crisis in Europe, which has fundamentally affected and transformed the European continent. In particular, Germany has emerged as the political core of the crisis. This interdisciplinary study-abroad trip to southern Germany/Munich engaged students with the immediate social complexity of the integration of migrants in Germany.
Model United Nations 2018-19
The NMSU Model United Nations Team travelled to Tucson to compete in CATMUN, a Model UN conference hosted by the University of Arizona on November 3, 2018. The team’s twelve members represented a diverse array of countries in working toward solutions concerning suppressing the financing of terrorism, crimes involving internationally protected persons, and the regulation of genetic engineering and biotechnology.
The Model UN team also hosted its annual Fall Conference for High School students on the NMSU campus the following weekend, November 9th-10th. The team competed successfully in the National Model UN Conference, in New York City during Spring Break 2019, as the Delegation of the Federal Republic of Somalia. See photo of the team, with the faculty adviser, Dr. Sabine Hirschauer.
2019 At spring convocation, College Professor Kim Seckler received the Donald C. Roush award for Excellence in Teaching, while Emeritus Professor, Dr. Pat Hynes was recognized by the University Research Counticil for Exceptional Achievement in Creative and Scholarly Activity. Well done Kim and Pat!. See full story here
2018: Model UN team wins Outstanding Delegation Award in New York. See full story here
2017: NMSU team earns top awards at national Model U.N. competition See full story here
Govt & Econ grad selected for Fulbright student award to South Korea. See full story here
2016: Model UN team wins big at New York conference. See story here.
NMSU Honors student Sarah Casson (BA Government and Spanish, 2013) on her Fulbright US Student Program Award. Read more about this achievement here.
Rylee Stenberg, an undergraduate senior in Government and Law & Society, has been featured by the national Women in Politics: College Edition program of MSNBC. Read more about this achievement here.
2015: Model UN team wins the top award again!!!
Video of the NMSU Model UN team in New York, April 2015, click here.
See The Department Of Government’s Event Photos Here
See past events here