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With the support of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, in 2009 Dr. Frederick Luis Aldama founded L.A.S.E.R.

The vision and practice:

  • To sponsor high-profile activities and events that study Latinos within and across the Americas with the aim of bringing together students, staff, and faculty from across the Ohio State University.
  • To create a total mentoring system from high school through undergraduate and graduate school for Latinos and those focused on the studies of the Latin/o Americas.
  • Provide research support and awards for undergraduates and graduate students to recognize significant achievement of academic milestones such as completion of a significant research project, successful completion of mentoring program, and innovation in the areas of scholarship and creativity. 

LASER in the News. . .

LASER in Que Pasa Magazine Fall 2014

LASER in October 9th 2014 issue of The Lantern

LASER in May-June 2014 The Ohio State University Alumni Magazine [pdf]
LASER Connection: Latino Students and Mentors Find Focus

LASER in OnCampus
LASER looks to build daisy chain of Latino role models

LASER in The Columbus Distpatch
Mentors at Ohio State help Latino youth

LASER in El Sol de Ohio [pdf]
Un programa de OSU en beneficio de la comunidad latina