The Latina/o and Mexican American Studies program is very proud to announce that two UNT students, Vanessa Ramirez and Bernardo Vargas, are the recipients of prestigious national fellowships.
Both students have been awarded a Crossing Latinidades Mellon Humanities Fellowship for the 2023-2024 academic year from the Crossing Latinidades Humanities Research Initiative. They will each be receiving a two semester and a summer term stipend totaling $30,000.
We are excited to announce that Dr. Val has won this year's Adalizia Sosa-Riddell Mentor Award.
"The Adaljiza Sosa-Riddell Mentor Award is presented annually by the APSA Committee on the Status of Latinos y Latinas in the Profession to recognize the exemplary mentoring of Latino y Latina students and junior faculty each year. The award is named in honor of Adaljiza Sosa-Riddell, the first Latina to earn a PhD in political science."
Come see Dr. Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado present "Which Way to Your America? The Challenge and Opportunity of Growing the Latino Electorate" on Wednesday, October 12, 2022. Reception begins in University Union Room 406 at 3:00 PM, lecture is at 4:00 PM.
See this event on our calendar.