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NHI alumni choosing UNT for NHI Decision Day

NHI celebrates run up to NHI Decision Day on Instagram

Posted: June 2, 2020 at 6:10 pm   /   College Register, NHI Decision Day, NHI News

If you’ve checked out NHI’s Instagram account lately, you know that there’s been a lot of activity around NHI Decision Day. The NHI holiday, typically on the first Friday of May, is an opportunity for NHI alumni who are graduating from high school to make their college choices known. The #NHIDecisionDay hashtag on Instagram and, […]

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Great Debate student in front of presentation screen

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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