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El arte de la oratoria

Siempre puntual y dispuesto a compartir sus conocimientos, sencillo y enamorado de su trabajo, el Dr. Bulmaro Reyes Coria impartió el taller “El arte de la Oratoria” en la UNAM Los Ángeles, del 7 al 10 de septiembre de 2016. Agradecemos profundamente su generosidad. Doctor en Letras Clásicas por la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, el Dr. Bulmaro es investigador, traductor, académico. Ha traducido del latín al español gran parte de la obra del orador Marco Tulio Cicerón, ha impartido clases de latín en la Facultad de Filosofía y Letras de la UNAM, y colabora para el Instituto de Investigaciones Filológicas de la misma institución. A lo largo de su carrera ha enfocado su interés en la

Ulama: Survival of the Ballgame

Did you know that the ballgame is still currently played in Northern Mexico? This and other interesting facts were revealed last September 22 at UNAM Los Angeles, when we had the pleasure of receiving Manuel Aguilar, professor and researcher at California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA). The name of the lecture was "Ulama: Survival of the ballgame." Professor Aguilar presented the history and meaning of the Mesoamerican game, as well as the results of his research conducted in Sinaloa, which had the collaboration of eight students from Cal State LA. This research took place in the outskirts of Mazatlan, where the ballgame still lingers. Professor Aguilar talked about how to play

University Forum “Mexico: Diversity and Challenges” Begins with the Lecture "Evolution of the O

The university forum Mexico: diversity and challenges began on September 9, 2016. This initiative of Enrique Graue Wiechers, President of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, has the purpose to highlight and share the achievements of Mexicans, most of them UNAM alumni, who have excelled in different areas of knowledge in the United States. From a broad perspective, nourished by his experience in the field of public security, Guillermo Valdés Castellanos gave the lecture, "Evolution of the Organization of Drug Trafficking in Mexico" at the Edison Hall in UNAM Los Angeles. Valdés Castellanos, author of the book History of Drug Trafficking in Mexico (Aguilar, 2013) and former director

UNAM Los Angeles participates in Certificate in Psychological First Aid for Migrants

UNAM Los Angeles joins the fight for the defense of the rights of the migrant community in the United States participating as one of the nine host venues of the Certificate in Psychological First Aid for Migrants, organized by ORT México, Iniciativa ciudadana para la promoción de la cultura del diálogo, A.C., and other institutions. The central idea of this project is to provide participants with theoretical tools in the psychological and legal field so that they can be able to provide support to migrants, who not only face the reality of leaving behind their home-and most of the time their family-but also violence, criminalization and xenophobia, which undermine their dignity. The sessions

Promoting UNAM-LA Programs in Oxnard, California

In the quest to broaden horizons and serve new communities, UNAM Los Angeles visited the city of Oxnard in Ventura County last August 31 to promote its educational programs and cultural activities. During more than three hours, UNAM-LA provided information about the online bachelor degrees, the Spanish classes, the Spanish teacher training courses, the English lessons through Zlingo, as well as its other artistic and scientific activities. With the support of the Consulate of Mexico in Oxnard and its representatives, UNAM-LA installed a table of attention in the main hall of the Consulate, where dozens of people were attended. In addition to receiving university gazettes and complementary pe

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