Purdue University diversity initiative promotes faculty innovation

Azteca 21 Reporter

This is the first initiative of its type to tap the talents and creativity of faculty in addressing diversity issues, said Deba Dutta, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs and diversity.

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A new Purdue University initiative, led by the Office of the Provost, will leverage faculty-driven innovation to improve minority recruitment and retention. Known as the Diversity Transformation Award, the program will challenge faculty to conceive — and implement — projects that advance campus diversity.

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"Very Light" Smoking Popular Among Young Adult Women, Study Finds

“Smoking, even at low levels and intermittently, carries significant health risks, such as cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases and an increased risk of lung cancer,” said Carole K. Holahan, a professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education and associate faculty in the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies.

AUSTIN, Texas — 19 de Julio de 2015.- “Very light” smoking, defined as five or fewer cigarettes per day, is common among young adult women in the United States, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin. 

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Mexico and The University of Texas Expand Scholarly Exchange

AUSTIN, Texas, July 10, 2015.- The University of Texas at Austin and the government of Mexico have renewed and expanded an agreement that will deepen academic relations between the two. UT Austin President Gregory L. Fenves and UT System Chancellor William H. McRaven welcomed top Mexican officials to campus Thursday to sign the agreement.

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Texas condo and townhome sales slow during first half of 2015

According to the report, Austin, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio experienced an average 1% decrease in condo sales between January and May 2015. While Dallas and San Antonio posted small annual gains of 3% and 6%, respectively, condo sales decreased 1% year-over-year in Houston and 12% year-over-year in Austin in the first half of the year.

San Antonio, TX.- July 7, 2015.- Condominium and townhome sales slowed in Texas’s major metro areas in the first half of 2015, according to the 2015 Texas Condominium Mid-Year Sales Report. Released today by the Texas Association of REALTORS®, the report shows that condominium (condo) and townhome sales in Texas’s four major markets remained relatively consistent with condo sales in the first half of 2014.

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"MEX I AM. Live it to Believe it", lo mejor de México en San Francisco

Habrá siete sedes para presentar los espectáculos del festival que incluyen una gala patrocinada por el CONACULTA en el Palacio de Bellas Artes de San Francisco, donde participarán los bailarines Isaac y Esteban Hernández, quienes harán pareja con dos de las mejores bailarinas del mundo Yuan Yuan Tan y Jurgita Dronina.

Ciudad de México.- 17 de Junio de 2015.- En este sentido, reiteró que uno de los principales activos que tiene México son sus creadores y expresiones, y por ello lasalianzas y posicionamiento que ofrece este festival con Estados Unidos son muy importantes.

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