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Tag: Hispanic and Latinx

USDA Partners with HACU, HSIs to Improve Hispanic Representation in Agriculture

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced two initiatives on Tuesday that aim to give Hispanic communities greater access to the agency’s services and...

Conference Seeks to Bring Visibility to Cholas in Academia

Nearly 200 scholars, activists, and artists are expected to meet for the second annual La Chola Conference at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU...

Latinx Lab Uses Storytelling, Humanities to Advance Social Justice

The newly launched Latinx Lab for Storytelling and Social Justice at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) aims to connect Chicana and Chicano and Latinx...

National Hispanic Heritage Month Q&A

Each year, National Hispanic Heritage Month offers the opportunity to celebrate the culture and contributions of Hispanic and Latinx people in the U.S. This...

Hispanic-Serving Research Universities Form Alliance to Increase Opportunities for Latinx Doctoral...

During an event in Washington D.C. on Thursday, a group of 20 Hispanic-serving research universities announced the launch of a new alliance to increase...

University of California System Sees Record-Breaking Surge in Latinx Applicants

The University of California (UC) system received a record-breaking number of applications this year, including a significant spike in first-year Latinx applicants. In a recent...

Latinx Americans with Darker Skin Face More Discrimination, Study Shows

A recent Pew Research Center poll of more than 3,000 Latinx Americans found that those with darker skin colors experience more discrimination. Nearly half of...

National Hispanic Heritage Month: A History of Hispanic and Latinx Milestones...

This article was published in our September 2021 issue.

UCLA Plans to Become a Hispanic-Serving Institution by 2025

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)  is planning to increase its Latinx student population to a quarter of its total enrolled student population...

Moving Beyond Enrollment: The Future of Hispanic-Serving Institutions Depends on More...

Over the last 30 years, college enrollment for Hispanic and Latinx students has skyrocketed. In 1995, when the federal government first appropriated special funding...

Joaquin Castro Introduces $150 Million Bill for Hispanic Serving Schools, Colleges

Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) across the United States may soon have access to a $150 million grant program for increasing Hispanic and Latinx degree attainment. The...

Community Colleges Endeavor to Serve Overlooked Populations Close to Home

Only 97 institutions in the United States qualify as Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award winners. Of this elite group, just four are...