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Cambio Center News - February 2014

In this newsletter: Abstract Submission Deadline, Future plans for the Cambio Center, Updates from Fellows, and some Opportunities.

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Cambio de Colores has Extended Submission Deadline: March 14th
The 2014 Conference’s abstract submission has been extended to March 14th. Please remind your colleagues and students about this upcoming deadline for abstracts on presentations, posters, and workshops.

The submission form can be found at:

Cambio Center Agenda - the Arrival of a Second Decade
The Cambio Center turns 10 this October!  After ten years of research and outreach, mostly linked to the incorporation of Latino immigrants into Missouri communities, the Center is engaging its stakeholders and fellows in discussing plans and goals for the upcoming decade. These discussions will help shape the future of the Center and contribute to its success. We encourage participation from all interested.

To be involved in the development of our Agenda for the Second Decade, contact

Updates from Cambio Center Fellows

Recent Publications:
From Lisa Flores
Academic satisfaction among Latino/a and White men and women engineering students.
Flores, L. Y., Navarro, R. L., Lee, H. S., Addae, D. A., Gonzalez, R., Luna, L. L., ... & Mitchell, M. (2014). Academic satisfaction among Latino/a and White men and women engineering students. Journal of counseling psychology, 61(1), 81.
doi: 10.1037/a0034577

Multicultural career counseling.
Flores, L. Y., & Bike, D. H. (2014). Multicultural career counseling. A chapter in the APA handbook of multicultural psychology, Vol. 2: Applications and training. APA handbooks in psychology. (pp. 403-417). Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association.


National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families
There is a new summer research fellowship program for the newly-established National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families, funded by the Administration for Children & Families. The goal of the fellowship program is to attract, develop, and expand the pool of emerging scholars focused on studying issues of relevance to low-income and vulnerable Hispanic children and families. The fellowship will provide graduate students with the opportunity to carry out research in an applied setting, and in ways that can impact both policy and programs serving Hispanic children and families.
The application deadline is March 7 at 5pm ET. 

Call for Applications: Richard E. Greenleaf Visiting Library Scholar Program
The Latin American and Iberian Institute (LAII) and the University Libraries’ Latin American Collections at the University of New Mexico are pleased to invite applications for the Richard E. Greenleaf Visiting Library Scholar award for 2014-2015. Recipients will be given the opportunity to work as visiting researchers with the UNM’s Latin American library collections work to promote scholarly use of Latin American and Iberian collections.
The deadline for applications is Monday, April 21, 2014 by 5:00 PM.
For applications and further information please visit the LAII website:
Questions may be directed to: LAII Graduate Assistant for Grants and Awards at

MIRA Art Exhibit - please note corrected date and time
“The Missouri Immigrant Experience: Faces & Places”
The MIRA Art Exhibit is coming to Columbia! This fascinating photo exhibit, now refreshed with immigrant faces and places from Columbia’s historic past, will open on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at 10 a.m. at the Columbia Library and will continue to be open to the public without charge through Saturday, April 26, 2014, with additional programming throughout the month.
This year the Exhibit will feature four Missouri photographers, Oscar Pedroza, Juan Montana, Amela Sinanagic and Rita Chu. Their work will be coupled with historic images of immigrant communities in Columbia, Springfield, Kansas City and Saint Louis as the four cities grew and prospered with the arrival of other new Americans over the past century.

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