Celebrating this milestone may look and feel different this year, but it is in the act of remembering that we preserve our future.
Center for Mexican American Studies
While higher education is often touted as the cornerstone of a successful and prosperous life, many are left in the dust, unable to afford the tuition or balance the time needed to build that foundation. Since its inception in The College of Liberal Arts Humanities Institute at The University of Texas in 2006, the Free […]
Alice Embree doesn’t know what came over her the first time she stood up against injustice. She just knew it was the right thing to do. Along with her friends Karen and Glodine and the rest of the Austin High School drill squad, Embree had just sat down to order at a restaurant in Corpus […]
Let’s talk about statues, or one statue in particular, and all of the trouble a cold, hard, unfeeling thing can cause. Imagine you are the president of a very large, prestigious institution, representative of the spirit and aspirations of a region. Your greatest benefactor, a former regent and a veteran, stipulates in his will the […]
Building Upon a 44-Year History of Mexican American Studies at UT A new academic department that takes a comprehensive look at the lives, cultures and histories of Mexican American and Latino populations has been established at The University of Texas at Austin. The Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies (MALS) will ultimately offer undergraduate […]
Eva Longoria addresses the power of “Latinidad” at the 2012 Lozano Long Conference Actor, activist and philanthropist Eva Longoria delivered the keynote address at the 2012 Teresa Lozano Long Conference “Central Americans and the Latino/a Landscape: New Configurations of Latino/a America,” on February 25. The conference, organized by the Lozano Long Institute for Latin American […]