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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.

Maria Hinojosa On Covering Arts, Immigration And International News

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April 20, 2018 – Journalist Maria Hinojosa has covered border issues for decades. She is the host of Latino USA and founder of the Futuro Media Group, an independent nonprofit media company that produces Latino USA and recently acquired the website Latino Rebels.

Hinojosa sat down recently with correspondent Russell Contreras to talk about what’s she’s learned from covering immigration and how she sees the current national debate over immigration policy. They also discussed the importance of artistic expression and documenting the role of Latinos in all areas of American life.