Latino Americans: 500 Years of History Project Grants

Latino Americans: 500 Years of History Project Grants

Latino Americans: 500 Years of History, a public programming initiative for libraries and other cultural organizations, will support exploration of the rich and varied history…

63rd Annual Utah State History Conference Call for Papers!!

63rd Annual Utah State History Conference Call for Papers!!

The Utah State Historical Society is planning the 2015 Annual State History Conference. This year’s conference and annual state-wide theme is, “Deep Roots, Many Voices: Exploring Utah’s Multicultural…

Ethnic Studies faculty, Drs. Dolores Calderón and Lourdes Alberto, featured in an issue of the Utah Daily Chronicle

Ethnic Studies faculty, Drs. Dolores Calderón and Lourdes Alberto, featured in an issue of the Utah Daily Chronicle

Four Latina professors will be up for tenure next year at the U, which is more historic than it first appears. If professors Veronica Valdez,…

Why major in Ethnic Studies? Because it makes you a better job candidate.

Why major in Ethnic Studies? Because it makes you a better job candidate.

The Association of American Colleges & Universities most recent (Jan. 2015) employer report shows that organizations value the skills that Ethnic Studies teaches. For a summary,…

Research by Ethnic Studies Professor, Dr. William Smith, leads to change in DSM-5

Research by Ethnic Studies Professor, Dr. William Smith, leads to change in DSM-5

Changes In DSM-5: Racism Can Cause PTSD Similar To That Of Soldiers After War Dr. Smith states, “the influence of my research and my concept…

Dr. Solorzano Interviewed on Fox News

Dr. Solorzano Interviewed on Fox News

Ethnic Studies Professor, Dr. Armando Solorzano, is featured in an interview with Fox News about his latest book,“We remember. We Celebrate. We Believe. Latinos in…

Consider It Handled: Women’s Week 2015

Consider It Handled: Women’s Week 2015

EDIE KOCHENOUR MEMORIAL LECTURE: JEANNIE KAHWAJY “DRAWING OUT OTHER’S GREATNESS” Friday, March 6, 2015 12:00 – 1:30 pm Olpin Student Union Building, Union Ballroom Dr.…

WHY ETHNIC STUDIES?

 

To be profitable and successful, businesses and organizations have to embrace diversity. They need to understand a diverse consumer/client population and cater to diverse groups by tailoring their products and services. For this, they need a diverse workforce. Ethnic Studies can help you easily move and work across borders—cultural, religious, racial, or international—and become an attractive job candidate.

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WHAT CAN I DO WITH AN ETHNIC STUDIES MAJOR?

Ethnic Studies doesn’t prepare you for a career. It prepares you for multiple career choices! Employers teach you the job skills you need, but they don’t teach you how to successfully navigate an ever-changing and increasingly diverse world.

HOW DO I GET STARTED?

 

First, make an appointment to meet with the Ethnic Studies Academic Program Manager and Advisor, Dr. Archuleta at elizabeth.archuleta@utah.edu. Next, check out our website.

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The Black History Month banquet scheduled for this Saturday has been postponed. A new time is being set for April. More information will come later when we find out more. ... See MoreSee Less

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Put these on your calendar as well!! Samoan author, Lani Wendt, will be at SLCC, the U of U, and the Sorensen Unity Center the second week of March!! ETHNC 3990: Pacific Island Literature students are reading her book, Telesa: The Covenant Keeper, and we're all very excited to hear that she will be visiting!! ... See MoreSee Less

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