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April 2020
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NHI launches digital learning experiences to meet challenges of 2020

Posted: April 29, 2020 at 4:28 pm   /   NHI News, NHI Programs

Every year since 1984, the National Hispanic Institute (NHI) has run summer programs for high school students. Its board decided to shutter its on-campus summer programs in an April 1 emergency meeting, making NHI among the first educational nonprofit organizations to respond to the coronavirus pandemic with appropriate caution.  But thanks to a quick pivot […]

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Amanda Acosta-Ruiz, Weill Cornell grad student

Amanda Acosta-Ruiz: From NHI to the battle vs. coronavirus

Posted: April 1, 2020 at 12:58 pm   /   Alumni, Featured

As a graduate student at Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences in New York City, studying cell biology and neuroscience, Amanda Acosta-Ruiz started 2020 thinking about a few different things. She was on her fourth year of research, moving toward the Ph.D. thesis she’s working on. At the beginning of the year, she was […]

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