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Professor McKnight Publishes New Article
September 14, 2016

Prof. McKnight

Associate Professor Kathryn McKnight recently published her latest article titled "Performing double-edged stories: the three trials of Paula de Eguiluz".
A few of Professor McKnight's research and sc…

Professor Anna Nogar Publishes New Book
September 13, 2016

Dr. Nogar's New Book

Associate Professor Anna Nogar published her new book "A History of Mexican Literature". Dr. Nogar's primary research and teaching interests include colonial Mexican writing, Mexican American Li…


Alumni Spotlight
October 21, 2016

This weeks Alumni Spotlight is dedicated to Aaron Salinger, an 09' MA Spanish Graduate. Aaron has just received tenure as a Spanish Professor at Mt. San Antonio College in California. From what he l…

Alumni Spotlight
October 10, 2016

 The Department of Spanish and Portuguese would like to enthusiastically congratulate one of our own Spring 2016 MA graduates, Natalie Hernandez, on her new journey as a teacher abroad. Natalie…


Graduate Student is awarded Scholarship
November 18, 2016

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate, Karol Ibarra Zetter on being awarded a $1,000 Scholarship from the Cognitive Linguistic Institute in New York. Karol will be using the fu…

Alumni Spotlight
November 15, 2016

This week for Alumni Spotlight, our exceptional Alumni is Brisa Nuñez. Brisa graduated in May 2015 from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese with her Master’s Degree in Spanish and has …

Alumni Spotlight
November 3, 2016

This week the S&P Department would like to shine light on Portuguese Alumni, Shaun Ohran. Shaun graduated in 2015 with a B.A. in Portuguese from UNM and was recently commissioned as an Information M…

Professor File-Muriel awarded Grant
November 2, 2016

Professor File-Muriel was awarded a $4,000 grant from the Study Abroad Allocations Committee to develop a study abroad program in Bogotá and Medellín, Colombia. The program will be an opti…

Dr. McKnight attends Narrative Medicine Workshop
November 1, 2016

Dr. Kathryn McKnight attended the Narrative Medicine Workshop at Columbia University Medical Center this past weekend. Narrative Medicine enables health professionals to hone their attention to and un…


Alumni Spotlight
December 2, 2016

It's refreshing to hear the many paths and stories that our Alumni take post graduation.

This week, we are a shining the spotlight on Alumni Spencer Herrera. Spencer graciously agreed to answer a few …