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Mexican American Mathematician Seeks a Place for Minorities in Science

Mexican-American mathematician Richard Tapia, recent recipient of the National Medal of Science, has dedicated his career to endowing women and minorities with scientific knowledge. continue reading »

Iowa School to Offer Masters Degree in Creative Writing in Spanish

Latinos will likely represent a third of the U.S. population by 2050, UI said, citing projections by the Pew Hispanic Center, a nonpartisan think-tank based in Washington. "Spanish is no longer a foreign language. It's a national language and this program will help many bilingual writers to express themselves creatively in English and in Spanish," continue reading »

What is the Most Popular Hispanic Name in America?

Hispanic Heritage Month takes place every year between September 15 and October 15. Although it is set aside for the nation to recognize the contributions of Hispanic Americans, the nationwide festivities are really about celebrating who we are as a country. continue reading »

2011 National Hispanic Month Theme: Many Backgrounds, Many Stories, One American Spirit

United States of America has proclaimed National Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 – October 15. In 1968, Public Law 90-468 authorized the president to proclaim National Hispanic Heritage Week each year. The 100th Congress enacted Public Law 100-402, which extended the observance from a week to a month. The annual observance is now a 31-day period beginning on September 15 and ending on October 15. continue reading »

HS-News Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Take a look at this year's Hispanic Heritage Month poster, and learn some important facts about Latinos and their month. continue reading »