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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Arizona State University attracts students from all over the world for varied reasons — degree program variety, accessibility, recommendation from others, research and program reputation, athletics and many others.  But for an aspiring PhD student from Mexico, choosing ASU came down to primarily one thing she discovered while conducting research for her master’s degree: an inspiring professor. María Rita Plancarte Martínez, now a senior leader serving as a vice rector with the Universidad de...
Friday, June 15, 2018
Emerita professor's work with University of Guanajuato highlights overlooked contributor to weight gain — poor sleep quality An Arizona State University emerita professor is working with Mexican academics to help fight obesity by exposing a rarely talked about, sneaky and harmful contributor to weight gain: bad sleep. Carol Baldwin, a distinguished veteran nurse with the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, travels to the University of Guanajuato in central Mexico twice a year to...
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.

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