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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
The United States is blessed to have as neighbors two peaceful democracies that share our values. Canadians and Mexicans have contributed enormously to the American story since the earliest days of our republic, and remain steadfast friends despite having legitimate grounds to harbor the kind of irredentist resentment that stokes tension along many borders around the world. The United States acquired vast swaths of territory (my home of Arizona included) from Mexico in a war that a young...
Thursday, May 10, 2018
La Universidad de Sonora, el Centro de Investigación en Alimentación y Desarrollo y el Colegio de Sonora Convocan a presentar propuestas de proyectos interdisciplinarios de investigación con impacto en las comunidades de la región Sonora –Arizona Con el propósito de fortalecer y ampliar la colaboración entre las universidades públicas de Sonora y Arizona, así como de expandir las oportunidades para el desarrollo transfronterizo de la región a través de la investigación científica, la...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Want to understand why it’s a turbulent time for journalism? Look around in Mexico and the United States. In Mexico, reporters must cover corruption, organized crime, an election year, and a surge in anti-establishment sentiment — all amid an alarming rise in threats and attacks to their lives and livelihoods. Mexico has been called by journalism advocacy groups “the most dangerous place to be a reporter in the entire Western Hemisphere.” In the U.S., the press faces less dire threats. But...
Friday, March 16, 2018
GDL>PHX is a new initiative to bolster the relationship between the art scene in Guadalajara, Jalisco and Phoenix, Arizona. Both cities are sometimes ignored in favor of their larger metropolitan counterparts, Mexico City and Los Angeles, respectively — yet today, both Guadalajara and Phoenix boast thriving arts and culture scenes that are garnering international attention. Guadalajara has a centuries-old history in the arts, particularly crafts and architecture, and contemporary artists...
Friday, March 16, 2018
Eli Perez currently stands as the sole Fulbright scholar from Mexico at Arizona State University, but that is likely to change as ASU’s Graduate College carves out more opportunities for talented international students to study here and for Sun Devils to go abroad. Several Graduate College initiatives are in place or underway to provide faculty and units a better understanding of the international environment and the processes to recruit and promote graduate scholars.
Friday, March 09, 2018
Por Rafael Rangel Sostmann, asesor para el Presidente de la Arizona State University (ASU), Michael Crow. Constantemente me encuentro con información (a través de artículos y videos en YouTube) de personas que pronostican el futuro sobre cuáles serán las carreras universitarias con más demanda en los próximos años, debido al cambio tecnológico que estamos viviendo. Estos futurólogos hablan de cómo las nuevas tecnologías y la innovación generarán una nueva generación de empresas con...
Thursday, February 08, 2018
Mexico has long been a good neighbor to the United States, and in more recent years a good ally – which is why it’s more than a little absurd that a false narrative about our relationship with Mexico contributed to shutting down the federal government last month, and threatened to do so again this week.
Friday, December 29, 2017
Biosecurity professionals from across the U.S. and Mexico gathered on Arizona State University's Tempe campus Dec. 7 and 8, the first time a biosecurity conference of this scope had taken place in Arizona and one of the largest ever to be held in the U.S. Leaders in the field shared multidisciplinary approaches and perspectives on biosecurity. “Stakeholders gathered to propose a definition and establish key aspects of this emerging field,” said David Gillum, ASU Environmental Health and...
Sunday, December 10, 2017
El Desarrollo de una Maestría en Adaptación y Cambio Climático, así como el de un Curso de Matemáticas para alumnos de recién ingreso a la Universidad de Guadalajara (UdeG), son dos de los acuerdos a los que llegaron esta casa de Estudio de Jalisco, representada por su Rector General, maestro Itzcóatl Tonatiuh Bravo Padilla y su homólogo de la Arizona State University (ASU), Michael M. Crow.   Ambos rectores tuvieron una reunión ejecutiva en las instalaciones de ASU y concertaron también...

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