Event: The University of Texas at Austin and ANUIES, a Mexican higher education organization, will host a binational conference June 26-27, featuring the Mexican Secretary of Education Josefina Vázquez Mota and David Dunn, chief of staff for the U.S. Department of Education. This is the first time ANUIES has held the conference, the largest gathering… » Continue Reading
Can North America Integrate? Researchers Cross Borders to Tackle Issues from Economic Development to National Security
The University of Texas at Austin and Mexico's leading universities are bringing together top researchers to examine the region's foreign policy issues at the "North America and the Dilemma of Integration" conference Feb. 25-29 in Mexico City.
The bottom-line message of Kenneth Greene's book, "Why Dominant Parties Lose: Mexico's Democratization in Comparative Perspective," is laid out right there on the cover. It shows a poster that looks like a ballot with a box for Mexico's long dominant Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) marked with an "X." Next to it is a man pulling… » Continue Reading
An educational compact has been signed between Mexico and The University of Texas at Austin to help Hispanic English language learners in grades 9 through 12 transition to Texas schools as they become proficient in English, improve academic achievement and reduce the state’s K-12 dropout rate.