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Number of Minority Business Professors in U.S. Has Quadrupled Since 1994

Number of Minority Business Professors in U.S. Has Quadrupled Since 1994

The number of doctorally-qualified minority (African-American, Hispanic-American, and Native American) professors at U.S. business schools has quadrupled since 1994, due largely to the efforts of The PhD Project, an award-winning program aimed at increasing diversity in America's business management ranks. continue reading »

Univ. of Arizona Shares 150 Years of Mexican, Mexican American History Online

Univ. of Arizona Shares 150 Years of Mexican, Mexican American History Online

A new digital collection at the University of Arizona Libraries makes accessible more than 150 years of news coverage documenting the voice of the Mexican and Mexican American community. continue reading »

Hispanic Education: California Migrant Head Start Program Can be Model

Hispanic Education: California Migrant Head Start Program Can be Model

Long before President Obama triggered a new national interest in universal preschool earlier this year, a Central Valley-based Head Start program for children of migrant workers has been breaking down barriers that have kept Latino families out of early learning programs. continue reading »

Shakira Seeking Nominations for Her Early Childhood Provider Awards

Shakira Seeking Nominations for Her Early Childhood Provider Awards

Colombian superstar Shakira is seeking nominations for the ALAS-IDB early childhood awards that she co-created. continue reading »

Hispanics of NASA Tell Youth: Follow Your Dreams

Hispanics of NASA Tell Youth: Follow Your Dreams

NASA's Michela Muñoz Fernandez and Erika Podest urged young people to pursue their dreams, however difficult they might seem, since it was their own persistence that won them careers in the space agency. continue reading »

Cecilia Preciado Burciaga, Chicano/Latino Student Champion, Dies at 67

Cecilia Preciado Burciaga, Chicano/Latino Student Champion, Dies at 67

Cecilia Preciado Burciaga, mentor and advocate to countless minority students and the first high-ranking Latina administrator at a top university, has died at age 67 from lung cancer. continue reading »

NHU Names Dr. Gladys Ato as New Provost

NHU Names Dr. Gladys Ato as New Provost

The National Hispanic University (NHU) announced today that Gladys Ato, Psy.D., has been named the university's new provost. In this role, Dr. Ato will help advance NHU's teaching and learning environment as well as develop new initiatives that support the university's mission and vision that every student will graduate. continue reading »

University Apologizes for Forcing Students to Stomp on Papers with ‘Jesus’ Written on Them

University Apologizes for Forcing Students to Stomp on Papers with ‘Jesus’ Written on Them

Spokespeople for Florida Atlantic University issued an apology Wednesday for an incident in which students were instructed to stomp on papers which had ‘Jesus’ written on them. continue reading »

Education Department Launches 2013 Investing in Innovation Competition

Education Department Launches 2013 Investing in Innovation Competition

The U.S. Department of Education announced the start of the $150 million 2013 Investing in Innovation (i3) grant competition today with the release of the program's invitation for pre-applications for the i3 "Development" grant category and the notice of final priorities for the i3 program overall. continue reading »

Junot Diaz Talks About “Future Americans” on ‘The Colbert Report’ (VIDEO)

Junot Diaz Talks About “Future Americans” on ‘The Colbert Report’ (VIDEO)

"Every single immigrant we have, undocumented or documented, is a future American. That's just the truth of it." Dominican-American writer, professor, and editor Junot Díaz appeared on The Colbert Report this continue reading »

University of Puerto Rico President Victim of Scam, School Loses $150,000

University of Puerto Rico President Victim of Scam, School Loses $150,000

The president of the University of Puerto Rico on Tuesday admitted that he was the victim of a scam and allowed the university to be defrauded out of $150,000 when he believed a con artist who passed himself off as a top government official. continue reading »

Spanish Cartoon Character Pocoyo to be Featured in U.S. Literacy Programs

Spanish Cartoon Character Pocoyo to be Featured in U.S. Literacy Programs

Popular Spanish cartoon character Pocoyo has been enlisted by the Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network to be the leading character in a national literacy program for Spanish language dominant children. continue reading »

NASA Hosts Its First Google+ Hangout In Spanish

NASA Hosts Its First Google+ Hangout In Spanish

NASA is expanding its reach to the nation's growing Spanish-speaking population by holding its first-ever Google+ Hangout en Espanol from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. EDT, Thursday, March 28. continue reading »

Carlos Slim Foundation Supports Campaign to Improve Digital Literacy

Carlos Slim Foundation Supports Campaign to Improve Digital Literacy

Eligible Households Will be Able to Access Discounted High-Speed Internet and Low-Cost Computers - Carlos Slim Foundation Supports Connect2Compete's National Campaign Launch to Increase continue reading »

Chicago Plays Host to Largest Mass School Closings

Chicago Plays Host to Largest Mass School Closings

Chicago will play host to the largest mass closing of public schools in the nation announcing that 54 schools will shutter resulting in 61 school facilities closing. continue reading »