The Dow Jones News Fund offered training for college professors in multimedia skills at Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, and the University of Texas at El Paso. Professors spent a week with instructors at each school.

Here are the projects produced by participants at the Multimedia Training Academy at UTEP.

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University of Texas at El Paso Participants (pictured above):
Chetachi Egwu, Nova Southeastern University, Davie, Florida
Ernabel Demillo, St. Peter’s College, Jersey City, New Jersey
Nick Miller, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
Holly Ocasio-Rizzo, California State University Fullerton
Freya Rojo, California State University Northridge
Jose Romero, Arizona State University, Tempe
Richard J. Schaefer, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Nick Taylor, University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, Texas
Maria-Mercedes Vigon, Florida International University, Miami

These students also attended the sessions in May with these professors: Barbara Gomez, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque; Mariana Dale, University of Arizona, Tucson; Carolina Cruz, Columbia College, Chicago; Celeste Alvarez, Imperial Valley College, Brawley, Calif., Aundre Larrow, University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla., Adolfo Moro, the University of Texas at San Antonio.