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New Dual Degree in Social Work and Latin American Studies Addresses Gap in Services for Latinos

New Dual Degree in Social Work and Latin American Studies Addresses Gap in Services for Latinos

AUSTIN, Texas — The School of Social Work and the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) at The University of Texas at Austin are establishing a dual degree program at the graduate level, the first of its kind in the United States. The dual degree will address the gap in services for U.S.…   » Continue Reading

Experts on Hugo Chavez’s Death from The University of Texas

The University of Texas at Austin is one of the leading institutions in the world for Latin American studies. It has a wide variety of experts available with backgrounds ranging from politics to energy policy to sociology, who can provide necessary context on the recent death of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez.

New Dual Master’s Degree in Information Studies and Latin American Studies Offered

The School of Information and the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) at The University of Texas at Austin are offering a three-year dual degree program leading to a master of science in information studies and a master of arts in Latin American studies.

Latin American Focused Library Collection and Institute Pilot Joint Endeavor

The Benson Latin American Collection (BLAC) and the Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies (LLILAS) are joining efforts in an inventive approach to achieving common goals.

Speed Named Assistant VP for Community Engagement

Speed Named Assistant VP for Community Engagement

Shannon Speed, associate professor of anthropology, has been named assistant vice president for community engagement in the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement (DDCE) at The University of Texas at Austin.

Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies Director to Begin Appointment at The University of Texas at Austin

Charles R. Hale, professor of anthropology at The University of Texas at Austin, has been appointed director of the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS).

Longs Give $1 Million to Support Education Students and Faculty

Austin community leaders and philanthropists Teresa Lozano Long and Joe R. Long have given $1 million to The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education, endowing a fellowship fund for kinesiology, health education and educational administration graduate students and a fellowship fund for faculty.

Alumna Film Named Best Student Short in Cannes

"Danzak," a film written and directed by Radio-TV-Film alumna Gabriela Yepes, (M.F.A. '08), won the best student short film category at the Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at the American Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival May 17. "Danzak" was selected among 400 other shorts from around the world.