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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

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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NHI announces partnership with University of Denver for new CWS program

Posted: February 6, 2020 at 1:34 pm   /   CWS, NHI News, NHI Programs

The National Hispanic Institute announces today that it will partner with the University of Denver to begin a new version of its capstone leadership education program in 2020. The inaugural Rocky Mountain Collegiate World Series program is slated to begin at the university on June 18-22, 2020. Like the established programs in Texas and Florida, […]

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Raul Garcia, Earthjustice's Legislative Director for Healthy Communities

Raul Garcia: From NHI to Saving the Planet

Posted: January 30, 2020 at 3:25 pm   /   Alumni, NHI News

Because Raul Garcia works as a lobbyist, one of his National Hispanic Institute alumni friends jokes that he “practically lives in an LDZ now.” But Garcia’s also quick to point out that he’s lobbying for communities like the one he came from. He’s putting the public policy and persuasion skills he honed as a high school […]

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