Expanding Degree Options In Native & Chicano/Chicana Studies At UNM

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May 4, 2018- Academics at the University of New Mexico see much interest and value in offering degree programs in Native American, and Chicana and Chicano studies at the higher learning institution, especially in the Southwest where there are a number of tribes and a high Hispanic population. Educators say recognizing the populations at UNM leads to student success and makes important strides for students of color.

Correspondent Antonia Gonzales sits down with UNM educators Lloyd Lee, associate professor of Native American Studies, and Irene Vasquez, department chair and professor of Chicana/Chicano Studies.

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