CLAS 2016 Accomplisments
          As the 2015-2016 academic year draws to a close, the Center for Latin American Studies prepares to say goodbye to some of its fantastic scholars and to welcome in new ones for Fall 2016.... Read More
Congratulations Graduating Seniors!
The Center for Latin American Studies’ graduating seniors gathered in the Harvill Building for an informal pizza luncheon/awards ceremony on Thursday, May 5th. Many won awards from both CLAS and SBS... Read More
LAS Major Mario Aubert-Vasquez wins 2016 Pillar of Excellence Award
               Mario Aubert-Vasquez and UA Provost Andrew C. Cormie           Mario and Public Health MA Student Sam Packard with a wheelchair from their research in Nogales     The Center for Latin... Read More
Themes and Lessons in Mexico-US Relations
UNAM-Tucson, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and The Center for Latin American Studies present:   Trends & Lessons on US-Mexico RelationsTemas y leciones para las relaciones ente... Read More
Tinker Summer Travel Grant Recipients Summer 2016
The Center for Latin American Studies funded Summer Travel Grants for a total of 20 masters and doctoral students from departments across the University of Arizona to conduct original research in 9... Read More
Associate Dean of the Graduate College and LAS Affiliate Maria Teresa Velez Passes Away
    Dr. Velez's students called her a "tenacious advocate, a supporting pillar with an electric ability to inspire and a champion for graduate students and their development."     April 14, 2016... Read More
LAS Professor Margaret Wilder Publishes Article on Binational Water Desalination
The Department for Latin American Studies is proud to announce that core faculty member Margaret Wilder, along with Ismael Aguilar-Barajasc , Nicolás Pineda-Pablosd , Robert G. Varadye , Sharon B.... Read More
LAS Professor Scott Whiteford Publishes Ford Foundation-Funded Research on Migrants
Dr. Scott Whiteford, a professor at the Center for Latin American studies, recently published an article titled “In Harm’s Way: Family Separation, Immigration Enforcement Programs and Security on the... Read More
LAS and the Arizona State Museum Complete Film on the History of U.S. Immigration
    The Department for Latin American Studies and the Arizona State Museum are proud to present their first joint filmmaking effort: U.S. Immigration: Linking Past to Present. The fifteen-minute... Read More
Assistant Director Colin Deeds Wins Award for Excellence
  The Department for Latin American Studies is very proud to announce that Colin Deeds, the LAS Assistant Director, was presented with the 2016 University Award for Excellence today for his years of... Read More