Topic: Center for Mexican American Studies

UT Austin Receives $7.6 Million to Study Latino Health

Oct. 18, 2016
Latino Research Initiative

With leadership in place and $7.6 million in grants acquired for research on improving Latino health, the 1-year-old Latino Research Initiative is hitting the ground running at UT Austin.

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Texas’ Violent Past on the Mexico-Texas Border

Jan. 21, 2016

Photos and artifacts from one of the most violent decades in Texas history will be on display in a new exhibition at the Bullock Texas State History Museum.

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UT Austin Establishes Latino Research Initiative

March 31, 2015

The University of Texas at Austin has launched a new Latino Research Initiative in conjunction with presenting the university's first Latino Leadership Award to Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush.

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Perez: For Americans of Mexican descent, Selena’s music helped us tell our story

March 27, 2015

Watching Gregory Nava's 1997 biopic, "Selena," again, I recalled seeing it for the first time. My initial impression then was that the film was nothing more than an extended music video.

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Road to the White House is through Latino Texas

March 19, 2015

Likely presidential candidates are beginning to polish their profiles and manage their vulnerabilities.

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