From the LA Times:
Vicki Ruiz, a professor of history and Chicano/Latino studies at UC Irvine, is set to receive a 2014 National Humanities Medal from President Obama at the White House on Thursday. Ruiz is among 10 honorees from universities nationwide. She is the first at UCI to receive a National Humanities Medal.
 
For the full story, please visit http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-obama-to-honor-uci-chicano-studies-professor-20150907-story.html.

 

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