Posts Tagged ‘education’

Maestros de UTEP apoyan labor de homólogos de Centro y Sur América a través de donativos Maestros de UTEP apoyan labor de homólogos de Centro y Sur América a través de donativos News Features Aug 19th Jago Molinet EL PASO, Texas — Maestros de Centro y Sur América —17 en total— reunidos el 10 de agosto en El Paso, agradecieron un donativo de materiales y útiles escolares realizado por homólogos locales que cursan maestrías y postgrados......Read More
Deportation looms over some young Americans Deportation looms over some young Americans Featured Jul 7th George Thomson NOGALES, Ariz. — U.S. citizens can be deported, so says the law, if their non-citizen parents are deported and they are under 18 years of age. That’s what almost happened to Maria, one of my students, and her 10-year old brother.......Read More
Research and Education Now Cross-connects Beyond Borders Research and Education Now Cross-connects Beyond Borders News Features Jun 25th Adrian Aguirre EL PASO – The University of Texas at El Paso and other research and educational institutions across the U.S. have teamed up with universities in Mexico to make it easier and more affordable for them to access the state of the art......Read More
Arizona’s Anti-immigrant Laws Suffer a Political Backlash “Obama, escucha… estamos en la lucha!” Arizona’s Anti-immigrant Laws Suffer a Political Backlash “Obama, escucha… estamos en la lucha!” Featured Jun 24th George Thomson PHOENIX, Ariz. — In an historic showing of political power, as many as 100,000 persons marched through central Phoenix on Saturday May 29th in protest against SB1070 and Arizona’s continue legalized racism. As I walked I saw......Read More
DREAM Act: Hope for Undocumented Students DREAM Act: Hope for Undocumented Students Featured May 27th Kimberly Foli It took Irene Castellon, 19, 10 years to become a legal resident of the U.S. The DREAM Act seeks to help eliminate barriers to higher education for undocumented students who graduate from high school in the U.S. (Kimberly Foli/Courtesy......Read More
Lundy Elementary Proudly Speaks Both English and Spanish Lundy Elementary Proudly Speaks Both English and Spanish Featured May 21st Lucia Murguia EL PASO, Texas — As El Paso continues to grow in population, so does the dual culture and bilingual language of the region. Because the U.S. is quickly becoming a bilingual country, many El Pasoans now realize the importance of......Read More
Overwhelming at First, College Life Makes You Grow Up Overwhelming at First, College Life Makes You Grow Up Featured Apr 9th Jasmine Rivera EL PASO, Texas — I had a revelation today as I left the office of my advisor earlier this morning. I was walking out scrambling through my degree plan, which he had given me, when it all sank in. I will be done with school for good......Read More
Border Stories: Photography as an Instrument for Education – Video Overwhelming at First, College Life Makes You Grow Up Multimedia Feb 18th Raymundo Aguirre
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What’s a Prof to Do When Students Text and Surf in Class? What’s a Prof to Do When Students Text and Surf in Class? Featured Feb 10th Gina Núñez-Mchiri EL PASO — I do not want to be a technology police officer in the classroom yet I sometimes feel like one. I am troubled by the number of students using cell phones to text and laptops to surf the web during my lectures. This seems......Read More
Jump Headlong Into the New World of Multimedia… What’s a Prof to Do When Students Text and Surf in Class? Voces&Blogs Feb 10th Zita Arocha … and gain knowledge of critical new media tools for professional advancement. Join the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, Borderzine.com and the UTEP Department of Communication for a day of hand-on skills training......Read More