Tag Archives: university

PelotonU offers alternative to Starbucks’ online education

By Hudson Baird, Executive Director of PelotonU Popular opinion suggests the overwhelming priority for Latinos is immigration reform. Yet a study from the Pew Research… more

LanguageTwin uses tech to teach Spanish

Language teachers commonly say that you should listen to music or television shows in the language for the exposure, but the usefulness of that is… more

Latinos’ STEM bachelor degree numbers up, doctorates down

The National Science Foundation recently released a report titled, “Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 2013” with some interesting data about… more

Más Wired’s database of Latino academics, experts

As part of our ongoing goal to make the web more accessible to Latinos everywhere, we have begun to compile a list of Latino academics… more

Latinos, immigrants, finish STEM at different rates

A study from the National Center for Educational Statistics recently looked at the educational attainment of Latino and Asian immigrants, and undergraduates who had immigrant… more

Rutgers University launches digital Latino think-tank

Rutgers University in New Jersey launched a think-tank dedicated to producing research around social, political and economic issues affecting the Latino community. The Latino Information… more

Affordable ed in California with open source textbooks

Rising costs of tuition and textbooks are not unknown to college students and there’s historically been little in terms of relief for these rising costs… more

UT Austin’s new admissions policy hurts Latinos

Only Texas seniors in the top 7% of their graduating class will be guaranteed admission to the University of Texas at Austin for the summer/fall… more

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