Dr. Figueroa Selected to Participate in a NEH Institute

Dr. Carmen Figueroa (WO), professor of Spanish, was selected to participate in the 2011 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Institute, “Revisioning of the Maya World: New Directions on Schol- arship and Teaching.” The institute is taking place onsite in Mexico, Guatemala and Belize from June 12 to July 19. The five-week institute will offer Figueroa the unique opportunity to enhance her cultural classes and to expose her students to new findings. She will also tie in the program’s focus with the institution’s mission of internationalization.