Judge Sonia Sotomayor, who rose from the housing projects of the Bronx to the top of the legal profession, made history Thursday when the Senate confirmed her to become the nation’s first Hispanic Supreme Court justice. UW-LLSA congratulates Judge Sotomayor on her amazing achievements in the legal profession! Read the story in English and Spanish.
Jorge Posada is the starting catcher for the New York Yankees. Posada’s son, Jorge Posada Jr., suffers from craniosynostosis, and has endured numerous surgeries to correct the condition. Posada established the Jorge Posada Foundation to help find a cure for the disease and support families with children affected by the condition. Find out more about his foundation here.