From the OC Register:
For Vicki Ruiz, UC Irvine distinguished professor of history and Chicano/Latino studies, being a recipient of the National Humanities Medal is more of a testimony, she said, to the field of Latino history than to herself.The medal recognizes those who have fostered the understanding of humanities and widened the public's involvement with history, philosophy, languages and literature.

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