MEXICAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL HALL OF FAME

Mario Molina

Mario Molina, Chemist, Scientist, Nobel Prize Winner

Physical chemist Mario Molina was interested in science at an early age and created his own chemistry lab in a bathroom at his home.

After completing his studies in Mexico and Germany, he moved to the United States to obtain an advanced degree in physical chemistry at the U.C. Berkeley.

He won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1995 for his work on the effects of man-made compounds on the ozone layer... Continue reading

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NMSU observes National Hispanic-Serving Institution Week, Elba Serrano to speak

LAS CRUCES — New Mexico State University joins the nation in celebrating National Hispanic-Serving Institution Week Sept. 12-18.
NMSU Regents Professor Elba Serrano is the keynote speaker Sept. 14 at 4 p.m. at Domenici Hall in the Yates Theater. Serrano will talk about the importance of NMSU’s HSI designation and how it positively impacts research funding. The . . . → Read More: NMSU observes National Hispanic-Serving Institution Week, Elba Serrano to speak

Annual New Mexico Hispanic Fiesta Draws Native American Ire

It’s a week-long event that draws together generations of northern New Mexico Hispanic residents, some who can trace their roots to the 1600s.
For centuries, northern New Mexico Hispanic residents have held an elaborate festival in Santa Fe to honor Spanish conquistador Don Diego De Vargas, who reclaimed the city following an American Indian revolt. There . . . → Read More: Annual New Mexico Hispanic Fiesta Draws Native American Ire

Center for Mexican-American studies welcomes new director

The College of Liberal Arts’ UT Center for Mexican American Studies has selected professor John Morán González as its new director.
González previously had a courtesy appointment with the Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies. He teaches courses in Latina/o cultural studies, Mexican American literature and late 19th-century U.S. literature. He has published in journals such . . . → Read More: Center for Mexican-American studies welcomes new director

4 Academic Agency in Ya Novels by Mexican American Women Authors

V Canales – Gender (ed) Identities: Critical Readings of Gender …, 2016 – books.google.com
The theme of academic achievement intention in contemporary young adult literature (YAL)
by Mexican American women authors demonstrates seizing power previously denied to
Mexican American youth and adolescents. A century ago, children of Mexican origin in the …
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Nationally Recognized Scholar of Latino Politics to Speak at CSU, Chico for Constitution Day 2016

Dr. Gary Segura of Stanford University will make the California State University, Chico Constitution Day keynote address, “The Future is Ours: How Demographic Change and Latino Voters Are Changing American Politics in 2016 and Beyond.” The event is on Tuesday, September 20 at 6 p.m. in the Bell Memorial Union auditorium. It is a free, public . . . → Read More: Nationally Recognized Scholar of Latino Politics to Speak at CSU, Chico for Constitution Day 2016