Hispanic Heritage Month: Professor’s multicultural upbringing nurtures passion for language education

By Paige Fowler, Jagwire

Dr. Giada Biasetti, associate professor of Spanish in the Department of English and World Languages in the Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, works every day to advance the culture of Hispanic and Latino communities. Continue reading Hispanic Heritage Month: Professor’s multicultural upbringing nurtures passion for language education

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Wilmer Valderrama Is Proud of His Roots — And He Wants Young Latinos to Be as Well

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Originally born in Miami, Wilmer Valderrama moved to his father’s native country of Venezuela when he was just three years old. During this time, he also visited his mother’s home country of Colombia. At the age of 14, he returned to the U.S. to fulfill his father’s wish of getting a “proper” education. Continue reading Wilmer Valderrama Is Proud of His Roots — And He Wants Young Latinos to Be as Well

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Hispanics In Wine Organization Aims To Empower Latinx Wine Communities

Social organization Hispanics in Wine was founded with the aim of promoting equality and diversity and helping Latinx professionals advance in the wine industry. Founded in September 2020, it consists of a social media space and website which serve as a digital platform for insight into opportunities and resources for members of the community.

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These Latinos made a mark in our communities and nation. We lost them in 2020.

By Raul A. Reyes for NBC News

2020 has been a year marked by grief and loss, but it is in the spirit of remembrance, not sadness, that we highlight the lives of several Latinos we said goodbye to this year. From Hollywood to Washington, from academia to the armed forces, these are just a few of our “familia” who enriched our communities, our lives and our nation before leaving us.

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