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University of Illinois Strengthening Ties with Mexico

University of Illinois Strengthening Ties with Mexico

by Associated Press | November 27, 2016
URBANA, Ill. — The University of Illinois is strengthening its ties with Mexico through new a [...] Read more
University of New Mexico Professors Seeking Immigrant Student Protections

University of New Mexico Professors Seeking Immigrant Student Protections

by Russell Contreras, Associated Press | November 20, 2016
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A group of professors at the largest university in the nation’s mos [...] Read more
Trump has Undocumented Students and Their Families Scrambling

Trump has Undocumented Students and Their Families Scrambling

by Roberto Rodriguez | November 17, 2016
By now a great majority of the country seems to have arrived at the stage of the worst politica [...] Read more
College Students Protest Donald Trump’s Deportation Plans

College Students Protest Donald Trump’s Deportation Plans

by Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press |
College students at campuses around the United States marched and rallied Wednesday, urging adm [...] Read more
Eduardo Padrón to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Eduardo Padrón to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

by Diverse Staff | November 16, 2016
Dr. Eduardo Padrón reached another milestone in his celebrated career in higher education when [...] Read more
Historical Appreciation: Reflecting on the 2016 Presidential Election

Historical Appreciation: Reflecting on the 2016 Presidential Election

by Roberto Rodriguez | November 11, 2016
On election night, I received hundreds of messages from friends and colleagues from throughout [...] Read more
Speak Up, Lift Up, Fall Back: What We Need from Social Justice Allies

Speak Up, Lift Up, Fall Back: What We Need from Social Justice Allies

by Jasmine Jenkins, Rachel Gomez, Lauren Harper and Andrea Romero | November 8, 2016
Given the current climate, there is a need for people to speak up and speak out against acts of [...] Read more

Retirement Won’t Be End of Arturo Madrid’s Work

by Catherine Morris |
After a more than 50-year career in higher education and government, Dr. Arturo Madrid’s comm [...] Read more
Rodriguez: Election 2016 and Revisiting the New Jim & Juan Crow

Rodriguez: Election 2016 and Revisiting the New Jim & Juan Crow

by Roberto Rodriguez | November 7, 2016
As we all know, for probably three-fourths of the electorate ― between women and people of co [...] Read more
Immigration Status Serves as Barrier for Some Students

Immigration Status Serves as Barrier for Some Students

by Associated Press | October 23, 2016
SANTA FE, N.M. ― Some students say they’re losing out despite a New Mexico law that allows [...] Read more
Diverse Conversations: Should Diversity of a College be Ranked?

Diverse Conversations: Should Diversity of a College be Ranked?

by Matthew Lynch | October 13, 2016
Using diversity as a college ranking benchmark would force colleges to step up their game, recr [...] Read more

Rodriguez: Nightmare Looms for an Original DREAMER

by Roberto Rodriguez | October 10, 2016
This is the story of Lizbeth Mateo, a young, bright Indigenous woman from Oaxaca, Mexico, and a [...] Read more

HACU Conference Hones in on Latino Graduation, Retention

by Catherine Morris | October 9, 2016
At the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities conference, University of Northern Col [...] Read more

Experts: Math, Science Underemphasized in College Prep for Minorities

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | October 5, 2016
A groundbreaking report shattered the notion that mere exposure to “college knowledge” will [...] Read more

Rodriguez: California Leading Way on Ethnic Studies

by Roberto Rodriguez |
A groundbreaking report shattered the notion that mere exposure to “college knowledge” will [...] Read more