|UA SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH COLEGIO DE SAN LUIS TO COLLABORATE ON SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES||On Nov. 8, 2018, University of Arizona President Robert Robbins and El Colegio de San Luis President David Vaquez Salguero signed a Memorandum of Understanding, or MOU, to expand collaborations between the two institutions.
Luis E. Coronado Guel, coordinator for SBS Mexico Initiatives; David Vaquez Salguero, president of El Colegio de San Luis; Robert Robbins, president of the University of Arizona; and John Paul Jones III, dean of the UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Photo by Anna Augustowska.Located in the city of San Luis Potosi, Colegio de San Luis is a public research center that is part of Mexico’s National Council of Science and Technology, or CONACYT.…
|Mexico's Aristegui accepts 2018 Zenger Award||Telling students to keep the flame of investigative journalism alive, Carmen Aristegui accepted the school's Zenger Award for Press Freedom while paying tribute to the hundreds of slain and missing journalists in Mexico.
“The Zenger award is a motivation to keep going,” Aristegui told the audience through her son, Emilio, who translated her speech. Nearly 200 people attended the ceremony at Tucson’s Westward Look Resort on Oct. 12.
Aristegui, who has 14 million Twitter followers, has spent 20 years reporting on suspected cases of high-level corruption as
"JP Jones, dean of the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, gives Aristegui the Zenger Award for…
|Visiting UNAM Researcher Presents on Impact of Mexico Election||Dr. Roberto Zepeda-Martinez, a researcher at Centro de Inverstigaciones sobre America del Norte, presented to a full room to discuss the timely topic of the presidential election in Mexico.
Dr. Zepeda-Martinez arrived in Tucson earlier this month to continue collaborative research with the University of Arizona. During his time at the university, he presented a lecture titled, “The Impact of the Mexican Presidential Election in the United States, Canada, and Mexico Relations.”
Dr. Zepeda-Martinez presents on the impact of the Mexico Presidential Election.The lecture was attended by individuals from the university, community, and included additional special guests from the Universidad…