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Brazilian Film Director José Padilha Resurrects RoboCop

One of the most well known sci-fi films of the late 80s has been resurrected, RoboCop, thanks to  Brazilian director José Padilha. Padilha has scored big with his first fictional film in Brazil, Elite Squad coming in at Number 1 in 2007. The following year, Padilha won the highest prize awarded for best film at the Berlin International Film […]

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Latina Leaders: Mexican Physicist & STEM Mentor Deborah Berebichez

By Victoria Cepeda Every now and then we are very fortunate to meet, or interact, with people of the caliber of Ms. Deborah Berebichez. Her warmth, supportive and humble personality hardly gives away any of her professional and academic accomplishments . Aside from being the first Mexican woman to obtain a physics Ph.D. from Stanford […]

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Motivational Read: From the Bricks to the Hall

Originally published  in the Harvard Educational Review. *** By Mellie Torres I am a Latina of Puerto Rican descent from Newark “Brick City,” New Jersey, a city that has been reviled in the press as well as in academic journals as the archetype of poverty, failing public schools, violence, and hopelessness—a place where one’s dreams cannot […]

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