The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education

The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education is an Hispanic higher education magazine. Published bi-weekly, The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education covers news, events, and trends of prime importance to academic institutions and professionals, with feature articles on issues affecting Hispanics in higher education

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 15, May 18

Community College Initiative: Could Have Major Impact on Latinos
In his 2015 State of the Union speech, President Obama proposed introducing free community college tuition for all interested and qualified students nationwide. A recent report from the Pew Research Center noted that this plan could exert major impact...
From the Scholars' Corner
My interest in the history of Mexican immigration from race, ethnic, class, gender, and legal perspectives developed from my early understanding of immigration law through my own family's complex legal status and my advocacy for immigrant rights. An...
Immigrants and Boomers: Forging a New Social Contract for the Future of America
Immigrants and Boomers: Forging a New Social Contract for the Future of America by Dowell Myers 2008. 362 pp. ISBN: 9780871546241. $17.95 paper. Russell Sage Foundation, (212) 750-6000. New York, N.Y. 10065. www. russellsage.org/On a recent visit to...
Interesting Reads
Diversity Explosion: How New Racial Demographics are Remaking Americaby William H. FreyAmerica has been known as the world's melting pot. Today it is on the cusp of becoming a country with no racial majority. The concept of a "minority white" may instill...
Mangos! Jeb Bush Thinks He's Latino
So Jeb Bush thinks he's Latino or wants to be Latino. I suppose there are many people who at times also wish they were Latinos because that's not a bad thing to be nowadays, socially and politically.Hispanismo in the U.S. has a much better image now...
New College Guide Offers Roadmap for First-Generation Students
Horatio Alger peppered his novels with characters that pulled themselves up by their bootstraps and succeeded despite being born into poverty. Alger's characters embody the American Dream, yet few ascend to the highest rungs of the social later without...
Priming the Pump. Why Helicopter Parents Should Be Grounded
Do you hear the low, continuous sound over a child droning "swoosh-swoosh-swoosh"? That's the child's helicopter parent making sure that everything is just right.It is easy to focus on parents who don't do enough for their children; time to focus on...
Summer Institute
Fifty-four Latino and African-American university sophomores and juniors gathered last summer at the University of California (UC) at Davis School of Management to become future leaders for MBA programs nationwide. They participated in University of...
Top 100 COLLEGES FOR HISPANICS Budgets and State Funding Shrink, Tuition Continues to Climb
Every year HO reviews the past year in student enrollment and degree completions to determine which institutions are training the most Hispanic scholars. Also this year we singled out a school that has showed great improvement in granting degrees to...
Uncensored
ADJUNCTS ORGANIZINGFeb. 25 marked the first "National College Adjunct Walkout Day." In California, Arizona and some other states, nontenured part-time college faculty marched and demonstrated to "call attention to their low pay and tenuous working conditions."...
Unique College Opportunity for Hispanics
This issue of Hispanic Outlook highlights 100 colleges and universities that have a proven record of assisting Hispanics - students, faculty and other professionals. Most of those institutions have been accurately characterized as Hispanic -Serving Institutions,...
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