It took more than two hours for the team of health workers to reach Antonio, a 6-month-old suffering from severe malnutrition in rural Guatemala.
The journey started on a Friday morning in May in the mountain town of Tecpán, with a harrowing hour-long drive over the hairpin turns of the Pan-American Highway. Then came a rough stretch of unpaved road to the tourist hub of Panajachel on the shores of Lake Atitlán….
The LGBT Center of Central PA History Project steering committee and volunteers work year-round to document, preserve, and present to the public the histories of LGBT central Pennsylvania. This year we’ve held story circles in Harrisburg and Lancaster, screened a documentary on the life of Marsha P. Johnson, added oral history interviews and interesting archival materials to the collection, installed an exhibit at the LGBT Center, and much more.
Read more about the LGBT History Project at http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001DBujx0kFpniHOYoipBOMjcFpsdeJGhpTl2rWOvcv4CeJKdeFT4xNnhwb0LPS9ryCRXgypt8JWTMfVPrmdSVHkrjVjgTOmKGaiE68kY0bP5WzAk00YJuW9kH1hwbnweLnNMBW4_3bIXjThrYrHrIbnBeZlIUYuX5uN41JJBz8_m8FufSqSVvsEeamD2RHC7M0LUJGWeq0zZcqqr15MVAIpQ==&c=HeyfyEuSSKTGpzVSsTG3Q6aQQqlyADtlt7693uE-hq4OIrQshbwpQQ==&ch=EDowEIK5wfdMx4roSVDVOxob-cJPjWs2tbz0SknkVWV9mb1TsM-5dg
Mary Murphy, assistant professor of psychology at Indiana University, delves into how women in STEM fields can feel marginalized.
click here to read more http://academicminute.org/2015/10/mary-murphy-indiana-university-women-in-stem/
3 Scientists Win Nobel Prize in Medicine for Parasite-Fighting Therapies
Three scientists were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering “therapies that have revolutionized the treatment of some of the most devastating parasitic diseases,”
Upcoming event information:
Hispanic Heritage Month VIP Reception HACC Ted Lick Administration Building, One HACC Drive, Harrisburg, PA
Date: Thursday, October 08, 2015 6:00 PM EDT
The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Central PA and The Latino Hispanic Professional Association invite you to a RECEPTION CELEBRATING HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH
ENERGIZING OUR NATION’S DIVERSITY
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Natalia Dominquez Buckley Regional Director of International Business Development at PA Department of Community and Economic Development
WHEN: October 8, 2015 | 6PM-8PM
WHERE: HACC’s Ted Lick Administration Building One HACC Drive, Harrisburg, PA
HOR D’OEUVRES AND DRINKS WILL BE AVAILABLE
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Over the last two decades Latino immigrant populations in the United States have experienced significant growth in areas that had little previous experience with them.
Click here to read more http://news.psu.edu/story/372738/2015/09/30/research/latino-immigrants-changing-face-rural-populations?utm_source=newswire&utm_medium=email&utm_term=372872_HTML&utm_content=10-01-2015-08-17&utm_campaign=Penn%20State%20Today
click here to read more https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2015/09/25/1-4-transgender-students-say-they-have-been-sexually-assaulted-survey-finds?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=02e016a3a5-DNU20150925&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-02e016a3a5-198440241