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US Census Press Release : Cinco de Mayo Facts 2005-2008
May 07, 2010 - 10:32:46 am (America/Detroit)
Categories: Noticias

This press release dated March 5, 2008 covers Mexican/Mexican American related demographics, food, trade and businesses. Although not a US holiday, interest in this historical but Mexican observed day has been reinvigorated by Mexican/Mexican American social organizations and US businesses.


The latter part of the press release lists other observances typically covered by the Census Bureau’s Facts for Features series.



REFORMA Urges Balance in Texas Curriculum Standards
April 28, 2010 - 12:33:09 pm (America/Detroit)
Categories: Noticias

Reforma: The National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking, an ALA affiliate responds to Texas State Board of Education move to revise history.



CINCO DE MAYO 2010 EVENTS - HOLLAND
April 24, 2010 - 7:55:03 pm (America/Detroit)
Categories: Exhibits, programs, etc.

HOLLAND APRIL 30 - MAY1

Latin Americans United for Progress (LAUP)is coordinating the 45th Annual Fiesta celebration.


***THE MSU LIBRARIES DOES NOT HAVE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT****



CLEO : The Council on Legal Education Opportunity’s SOPHOMORE PRE-LAW SUMMER INSTITUTE
April 22, 2010 - 4:33:05 pm (America/Detroit)
Categories: Noticias

Summer program including $750.00 stipend.



Smithsonian Latino Virtual Museum
April 22, 2010 - 2:27:42 pm (America/Detroit)
Categories: Noticias

The Smithsonian Latino Center launched the Smithsonian Latino Virtual Museum (LVM) on March 19, 2009. The LVM is an avatar-based 3D virtual learning environment that “provides access to the vast and rich collections, research and scholarship, exhibitions and educational activities of the Smithsonian Institution as they relate to U.S. Latinos and Latin America.” Once creating an avatar, visitors to the virtual museum site can view exhibitions using Second Life, a 3D virtual world environment. Participation is free.



Latino to Lead Los Angeles Diocese
April 22, 2010 - 7:24:11 am (America/Detroit)
Categories: Noticias

from the New York Times : "The Vatican has chosen Archbishop Jose H. Gomez — who was born in Mexico and became an American citizen while serving in Texas as a priest for the conservative Catholic organization Opus Dei — to become the next leader of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, the largest Roman Catholic archdiocese in the country..."


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CINCO DE MAYO 2010 EVENTS - SAGINAW
April 22, 2010 - 7:18:27 am (America/Detroit)
Categories: Exhibits, programs, etc.

SAGINAW MAY 31

La Union Civica Mexicana's 31st Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration in Saginaw is slated for May 8, 2010.


9:00 a.m. 5k run for information 989-399-9925 or www.cincokrun.com

11:00 a.m. Parade

12 noon- 6p.m. Music on Ojibway Island


***THE MSU LIBRARIES DOES NOT HAVE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT****



News from the Gast Business Library - April 2010
April 21, 2010 - 10:03:03 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Library News

As we reach the home stretch of the semester, here are some big changes to look for in the Gast Business Library over the summer:


Mergers & Acquisitions: Forecast for Summer Renovations


There will be a number of significant improvements made to the Business Library over the summer. Compact shelving will replace the current fixed shelving for a much greater capacity for printed materials. To help reduce confusion and provide a more consistent layout, the collections of books and journals will also be merged and rearranged.


The Business Library will remain...

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AdForum Now Available!
April 20, 2010 - 6:42:25 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

AdForum provides access to a variety of information related to the global advertising industry. It contains over 70,000 ads (TV, radio, print, interactive, etc.) from around the world that can be viewed and downloaded, along with information on over 20,000 agencies. It has an emphasis on creativity and award winners and a complete archive of winners from the major award shows dating back to 1999.


***For free ad downloads use the code 44RH7A.***


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Recent Acquisitions Spring 2008
April 19, 2010 - 6:42:29 am (America/Detroit)
Categories: New Books, etc.

RECENT ACQUISITONS IN CHICANO/LATINO STUDIES

IN THE CESAR E. CHAVEZ COLLECTION

AT THE MSU LIBRARIES

SPRING 2008-1


Bender, S. (2008). One night in America : Robert Kennedy, Cesar Chavez, and the dream of dignity. Boulder, CO, Paradigm Publishers.


Berumen, F. J. G. (2001). Ramon Novarro : the life and films of the first Latino Hollywood superstar. New York, Vantage Press.


Ellenberger, A. R. (1999). Ramon Novarro : a biography of the silent film idol, 1899-1968 : with a filmography. Jefferson, N.C., McFarland.


Flores, J. and R. Rosaldo. (2007). "...

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