Archive | March 14, 2012
PBS photo

Santiago, DR Cancer Patients Find An Advocate in Carlos Anaya

At the Patronato Cibaeño Contra El Cancer in the city of Santiago de los Caballeros in the Dominican Republic, most cancer patients have little hope of receiving breakthrough treatments that could lead to remission. Most of the doctors, nurses and staff are unpaid and/or volunteer to help the locals cope with their illnesses. It is because of the various […]

Continue reading
top left to right: Guillermo González Camarena, Arnaldo Tamayo-Méndez
Bottom lefto to right: Fermín Tangüis, Juan Manuel Taveras

Notable Latinos in the STEM Field

By Efrain Nieves, Victoria Cepeda In 2010, Latinos accounted for 15%  (1.8 million) of the overall college enrollment. But, only 8% of those undergraduates are majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM). Also, Latinos represent only 5% of  the nation’s STEM workforce.  How do we encourage our children to get involved in STEM? Perhaps by introducing  them to Latinos […]

Continue reading

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,344 other followers