Latino Research Center University of Nevada, Reno

Our Mission

The Latino Research Center at the University of Nevada, Reno serves as a nexus between the Latino community and the university. Its mission is to foster research, student achievement, faculty collaboration, advocacy, and outreach in a manner that best meets the educational needs and goals of the State of Nevada and best honors the intellectual and cultural capital of the Latino presence in our state.


Do You Hear My Accent When I Write?:
The Voice Of A Latina Immigran

Do You Hear My Accent

Journal of the LRC


The Country I Call Home

Stories of Growing Up a Citizen in Every Way but One

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FORTY-ONE first person essays of undocumented youth known as DREAMers, tied together by the chapters of two immigrants’ rights advocates: Dr. Emma Sepúlveda Pulvirenti and Ivón Padilla-Rodríguez. Their voices coalesce in The Country I Call Home to form an inspiring series of narratives about the lives of undocumented and immigrant students in the U.S. from all around the world.

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No a los Medicos Clandestinos

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Photography by aesop in Flickr

There is a growing problem of unlicensed healthcare in Nevada’s Latino community. Uncertified individuals in Nevada have been posing as qualified healthcare providers and have been illegally practicing medicine. In response to a rising public health concern, the UNR Latino Research Center, the Nevada Public Health Foundation, the Nevada State Health Division and the Nevada Attorney General’s Office are working together to build a statewide campaign that will raise awareness to educate the community and help stop people from falling prey to these fake physicians.

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Visit the campaign website [English]

Latino Student Advisory Board

Weekly Meeting

Edmund Cain Hall
Thursdays, 7:00 PM;
Room 100, 1st floor.

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