While the leadership in Washington D.C. has focused on divisive nationalist rhetoric and fear-based anti-immigrant policies, Californians have chosen a path forward that builds on the state's assets found in its diverse population.
The theme for this issue is REFORMA Oregon Chapter. The Guest Editor for this issue is Martin Blasco. From Martin's introduction: "REFORMA Oregon, as a chapter of the national organization and as a round table of OLA, is open to anyone who works or would like to work with Latinos, or is interested in learning about this community.”
The first report on the Spanish scholarly publishing is presented in Madrid.This study, the most complete carried out in Spain on the scholarly publishing sector, makes a global analysis of the academic edition through aspects that are directly or indirectly linked to the quality and transparency of publications.
Although Spain is lagging behind in bilingualism and it is private institutions that have made the most progress in that regard, public universities are now expanding their offerings. Spanish academia finds it hard to be polyglot. Despite the recognized need for attracting international students, courses and programs in English are still limited.