Much has been made of the NYT op-ed by Pamela Druckerman entitled 'Miami grows up. A little.'  The author's perspective is that of a tourist masquerading as a 3rd generation Miamian. After reading her piece, I am going to accept as a compliment what she clearly meant as an insult. Yes, as far as cities go Miami is a millennial.  By Saif Ishoof

The film chronicles the compelling and inspirational story of four teenage boys, the sons of Mexican immigrants, who entered a sophisticated underwater robotics competition, going up against the likes of engineering powerhouse MIT.

By Carlos E. Cortés -  Univision INsights

My wife spotted it before I did.  “Look, sweetheart, they’re serving menudo at Jersey Burgers.”

There it was.  A mailer from Jersey Burgers advertising burgers, fries, omelettes, waffles . . . and “Menudo Saturday & Sunday.”

New York City’s distinguished dozen power players - - - Mariano Rivera, Zoe Saldana, Daisy Exposito-Ulla, Phil Suarez, Mario Baeza, Marc Anthony just to name a few. GET TO KNOW THEM .........

Santillana USA, Televisa and Univision Communications Inc. have published a book about the life of Roberto Gomez Bolanos titled "Chespirito. Vida y magia del comediante mas popular de America" .

Sonia Sroka, executive vice president and group head of multicultural marketing, has been selected as one of LatinTRENDS' 2013 Latino Trendsetters. Sroka received her accolade at the 12th Annual Latino Trendsetter Awards and Scholarship gala on December 3, 2013 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City.

Daisy Expósito-Ulla, Chairman-CEO of d expósito & Partners, was recognized last night in New York City for being a “Latina Trendsetter,” a distinction created by Latin Trends magazine which celebrated its 12th Annual Latino Trendsetter Awards at The Metropolitan Pavillion.

Univision Communications Inc. launched “Univision Contigo” (Univision With You), an expansion of the Company’s investment and partnership efforts to serve and empower the 55 million Hispanics in the U.S. “Univision Contigo” builds on the Company's 50 years of service and engagement with the Hispanic community and will further enhance and focus its delivery and partnerships toward its top priorities

The Hispanic IT Executive Council (HITEC) has announced the 2014 HITEC 100, a premier comprehensive list of the most influential and notable Hispanic professionals in the information technology industry.

  Los Tweens & Teens has partnered with Ford Motor Company to publish an important series regarding how parents can inspire a love for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in their young girls.  

Mercury Media announced that Marcelino Miyares has been named ERA Volunteer of the Year by the Electronic Retailing Association. Miyares is Vice President and Director of Mercury en Espanol.

Higher education leaders are becoming increasingly concerned about their ability to maintain current enrollment levels, according to the results of the second annual Higher Education Outlook Survey conducted by KPMG LLP.

Millions of kids are heading back to school. Along with brand new school supplies and new outfits, the first day of school usually brings a new classroom instructor. The idea of a new teacher can be intimidating for some kids. However, what kids sometimes forget is that they, themselves, are teachers. In fact, kids aged 6-12 years old find themselves teaching their parents about all kinds of things including media and technology. We find this to be especially true if their parents are Baby Boomers or older Gen Xers.

“Is the New Pope Latino?” — This is not a trick question, but an actual news headline that caught me by surprise. By Carlos E. Cortés / Univision Insights

More than 70,000 Comcast and NBCUniversal employees, their family and friends, and community partners across the country are expected to spend Saturday, April 27, giving back to their communities as they take part in Comcast Cares Day, the nation’s largest single-day corporate volunteer effort.

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