March 27- 28, 2015

Neoliberalism and Public Higher Education Conference

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The mission of the Julian Samora Research Institute is to generate, disseminate, and apply knowledge to serve the needs of Latino communities in the Midwest and across the nation.

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Immigration:Should the D.R.E.A.M Act become a reality? (March 3, 2015)

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Neoliberalism and Public Higher Education Conference (March 27-28, 2015)

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25th Anniversary Celebration Conference Gallery

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Julian Samora Endowment Scholarship

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Feature Article

"Child Poverty among Immigrant and Racial/Ethnic Minority Families in Michigan: Explaining the Latino and Non-Latino Gaps..."   

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JSRI Community Authors Bookshelf

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The Sportsmanby Nik EnVon

Though haunted by ghosts from his past, Garth has managed to make a life for himself in the small Louisiana town of Lake City. He was brought there from Detroit after a tragic event that left him orphaned. His rescuer, Mother Hubbard and his mentor-turned-father, Peter have become the family he lost.

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Julian Samora Legacy Project Website

The Julian Samora Legacy Project website contains scholarly papers from the Julian Samora Archive at the Benson Latin American Collection. The searchable site includes Dr. Samora's papers, featured articles, interviews, timelines, photos, and filmed discussions. For more information or to visit their site, please go to: