Mar Ruiz Barraza

Bilingual Journalism M.A. Student

  • Specialty: Bilingual Journalism.
  • Areas of Interest: Culture, Music & Entertainment, Science & Health.
  • Undergrad Degrees: B.S. in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science, B.A. in Journalism, Minor in Spanish at University of Arizona.
  • Hometown: San Luis, Arizona.
  • Background/goals: My goal is to expand my knowledge in diverse topics while informing the community about what is going on in language they really understand. 
  • Why UA?: The University of Arizona holds a special place in my heart because this is where I understood the concept of journalism. I decided to come back and get my master’s degree here because I feel it will prepare me more than what I am already expecting.