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Digital Leadership Symposium brings alumni experience and a college fair to NHIers

Posted: July 3, 2020 at 2:25 pm   /   Alumni, Digital Leadership Symposium

This article is by Tomas Miriti Pacheco.  This year’s Digital Leadership Symposium, designed to provide leadership education for all NHI students this summer (but especially for the LDZ cohort preparing for in-person programs in 2021, has been both a resource for students moving forward in their careers and a demonstration of how far those resources […]

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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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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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