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La Voz – Fox on Mexican Issues

Former president of Mexico Vicente Fox visited the University of Colorado at Boulder on April 13. Fox spoke about a diverse range of subjects, including education, the war on drugs and how Mexican migrant workers continue to inspire him. “In many ways, they are my heroes,” Fox said during his 90-minute speech. “The Mexican labor … Continue reading

La Voz – Supporters gather for immigration reform

On a sunny, Monday evening outside the dark brown walls of Denver North High School, a crowd of more than 50 people gathered. Read the rest of the story here…

La Voz – DREAM Act passes in House, awaits fate in Senate

As the decision on the passing of the DREAM Act looms, the anticipation is nothing new to those pushing for the bill to prevail. Read the rest of the story here…

La Voz – DREAM Act fails in the Senate

The Senate blocked a measure that would give illegal immigrant students a shot at citizenship after Democrats were unable to gather the necessary 60 votes to pass the bill. Read the rest of the story here…

ASSETT – Shortening the lecture

Imagine if class only lasted, say, about 60 seconds. Read the rest of this story here…

ASSETT – Study tools resembling social media more than academic services

Most students probably spend more time visiting Facebook than they do visiting their professor’s during office hours. While tremendous use of the social media site is no longer a surprise, using the social media giant’s framework to offer academic aid may be a bit of a stretch. Read the rest of the story here…

ASSETT – Developmental Award Spotlight: A photo lab for art students

When Lia Pileggi began conducting workshop classes for photographing artwork she noticed something. With a little help from the people she was helping, she realized her department was missing a resource of potential value for students. Read the rest of the story here…

ASSETT – Customizing your student’s learning experience

Rarely does a singular teaching method equally and effectively reach all students. A recent article on Faculty Focus suggests educators can dramatically improve their chance at helping their students learn by switching a learning environment from teaching directed to learner-directed. Read the rest of the story here…

ASSETT – An online gallery for studying artwork

True works of art can be so powerful that the only way they can truly be experienced is by stepping in front of them, viewing them with bare eyes. Read the rest of the story here…

ASSETT – How to cite an E-book

As their popularity in academe increases, e-books will fall under the same regulations as any other form of digital or paper resource. This includes citations, which without a standard method for e-books, is causing a bit of havoc for scholars. Read the rest of the story here…

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