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UCLA Establishes Center to Study Health, Poverty in Latin America

UCLA Establishes Center to Study Health, Poverty in Latin America

UCLA's Blum Center is a research institute that seeks to contribute to improving the health of communities with few economic resources in Latin America. continue reading »

North Carolina Immigrants Press for In-State College Tuition

North Carolina Immigrants Press for In-State College Tuition

Pro-immigrant groups in North Carolina stepped up their pressure Tuesday on state legislators to approve a bill that would allow undocumented students to pay resident tuition at public universities and community colleges. continue reading »

14 Masked Students End Protest in Presidents Office at University After 12 Days

14 Masked Students End Protest in Presidents Office at University After 12 Days

The 14 masked individuals who occupied the office of the president of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, or UNAM, for 12 days to protest the expulsion of five students and demand changes at the institution abandoned the building on Wednesday. The demonstrators, who never identified themselves, accepted an offer Tuesday night from UNAM officials to have talks on May 9. continue reading »

Unemployment in Spain Hits 27%, Under 25 is 57%

Unemployment in Spain Hits 27%, Under 25 is 57%

Spain's unemployment rate hit 27.16 percent in the first quarter of this year, with the number of jobless people topping 6 million for the first time amid an economic downturn that started in 2008, the National Statistics Institute, or INE, said Thursday. More than 6.2 million people were jobless during the period, with 237,400 workers joining the ranks of the unemployed during the first three months of 2013, the INE said in its Labor Force Survey. continue reading »

Hooded Protesters Overtake Mexico’s UNAM President’s Office

Hooded Protesters Overtake Mexico’s UNAM President’s Office

A group of "people with their faces covered" occupied the office of the president of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, or UNAM, over the weekend to protest the expulsion of five students and make several other demands, officials of the Mexico City-based university said. continue reading »

Foot Locker, DoSomething.org Announce Recipients of Scholar Athletes Program

Foot Locker, DoSomething.org Announce Recipients of Scholar Athletes Program

Foot Locker Foundation, Inc. and DoSomething.org unveiled today the twenty recipients of the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program. Each student will receive $20,000 in college scholarships, totaling $400,000. continue reading »

Bud Light Donates $20,000 to Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Bud Light Donates $20,000 to Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Bud Light Donates $20,000 to Hispanic Scholarship Fund to Commemorate Men's Mexican National Team Tour - Bernardo Meza and David Henson of Anheuser-Busch present $20,000 to Claudia Quezada continue reading »

Spain’s Cervantes Institute to Establish Observatory at Havard

Spain’s Cervantes Institute to Establish Observatory at Havard

Spain's Cervantes Institute announced Tuesday that it will establish an observatory for the study of Spanish in the United States at Harvard University, which will help consolidat continue reading »

Virtual College Fair for Latino Students Taking Place on Tuesday April 16

Virtual College Fair for Latino Students Taking Place on Tuesday April 16

The College Board and CollegeWeekLive invite Latino high school students and their families to Destino: Universidad (Destination: College) — a free bilingual virtual event on Tuesday, April 16 from 5 to 8 p.m. EDT. continue reading »

Apply For Southwest, HACU’s Education Travel Program

Apply For Southwest, HACU’s Education Travel Program

Southwest Airlines, in conjunction with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), today announced that they are accepting applications for their annual "Lanzate! / Take Off!" education travel award program. continue reading »