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Book Author Presentation

As part of the Reading the Globe program, the author of the Common Read comes to TAMIU and speaks to the freshman class. This occurs on a Friday in October, once students have finished reading and discussing the book in UNIV 1101.

In addition, the author participates in "Laredo’s One City, One Book Speaker Series" where he/she speaks at the Laredo Public Library.

Author's Visits

Friday, October 5, 2018
Loung Ung speaks at TAMIU
Freshman Session
11:30 am-12:30 pm
Kinesiology-Convocation Building

Laredo Community & TAMIU Student Session
3:00-4:00 pm
Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center 101

Saturday, October 6, 2018
Loung Ung speaks at Laredo Public Library
9:30 -11:30 am
1120 Calton Rd, Laredo, TX 78041

Cultural Awareness Day 2018
Cambodia and Thailand
Wednesday, September 19, 2018


Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center 101 A & B

8:00-9:00 9:10-10:10 10:20-11:20 11:30-12:30 12:40-1:40 1:50-2:50 3:00-4:00 



Yani Buentello

The Adventures of a TAMIU Student in Asia

Esmeralda Arambula-Cervantes

It's Only in Asia


Dr. Sumalai Maroonroge

Study Abroad in Asia

Alyssa Gibeaut

Geography of Asia 

Dr. Andrew Hilburn 

Resilience in Survivors of Traumatic Experiences

Dr. Gilberto Salinas


Dr. Deborah Scaggs



Angkor Wat

John Hickey


Study Abroad in Asia

 Emily Estrada


Surviving Trauma

Aracely Hernandez

Culture and Health 

Dr. Marivic Torregosa


Dr. Randel Brown 


Growing Up Under Communism

Dr. Anna Cieslicka 


  • Music on the Menu- September 26, 2018: more information coming soon!


Contact Information:

University College 
Zaffirini Student Success Center 223 
Phone 326-2134 
Fax 326-2129