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Students form nonprofit to improve literacy in El Salvador

University students are raising funds to buy a mobile library truck for an elementary school in El Salvador.

0 Comments / 28 View / May 13, 2014

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Behind the music with DJ Vivo

Now in his senior year, Sebastian Roa has come a long way from being an undocumented citizen his first 11 years in the United States.

0 Comments / 61 View / May 12, 2014

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Latina student Karen Guzmán wins two prestigious senior awards for her passion for community service

Karen Guzmán’s commitment to social change won her two prestigious senior awards–La Raza Unida Award and the Carolina Rojas-Bahr Outstanding Latina/o Undergraduate Award.

0 Comments / 182 View / May 11, 2014

SGA sets agenda to foster diversity and collaboration on-campus for next year

SGA sets agenda to foster diversity and collaboration on-campus for next year

The SGA reaches out to the student body for ways to increase diversity at Maryland.

0 Comments / 13 View / May 11, 2014

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University plans first support network for undocumented students

Two years after Maryland Dream Act passed, U-Md. has plans to create first support network for undocumented students.

0 Comments / 54 View / May 11, 2014

Local spotlight: Edmonston, Md. has growing Latino population, history of diversity

Local spotlight: Edmonston, Md. has growing Latino population, history of diversity

Just a 10-minute drive from campus, Edmonston, Md. has a thriving Latino population and long history of diversity.

0 Comments / 22 View / May 10, 2014

More Latinos on-campus enrolled in liberal arts studies than science and technology studies

More Latinos on-campus enrolled in liberal arts studies than science and technology studies

More Latinos on-campus enroll in liberal arts studies than science and technology studies.

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University professors research Latino college student experiences

Isabela Barriga Contributing Writer   Last fall, Michelle Espino and Colleen O’Neal started research on the experiences of Latino college students in Maryland, featuring fairly new research on Latino pathways to academic achievement. “The big question that we’re asking is…

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U.S. Latina/o studies minor has shown growth since conception in 2008

Rachel DeSantis Contributing Writer Growing up with what she called a “transitional life” between the United States and her parents’ home country of Ecuador, Pamela Marquez wanted to better the life of Latinos, and she saw no better means to…

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The computer science field is expected to grow by 15 percent between 2012 and 2022, yet women, especially Latinas, are underrepresented in computer science. / Photo by José Vasquez.

Few Latinas pursue degrees in computer science

Philip Suitts Contributing Writer Few women earn degrees in computer science, and of those who do, only a small percentage is Latina. Only 17.6 percent of bachelor’s degrees in computer science were awarded to women in 2011, marking a 19.2-percent…

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