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Monica Faulkner and Laurie Cook Heffron
are assistant professors in social work. Faulkner (pictured left) is a research associate professor and director of the Texas Institute for Family and Child Wellbeing in the School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin. Heffron is an assistant professor of social work at St. Edward’s University.
The Rio Grande Guardian was the first online newspaper to launch on the South Texas border, starting out in July, 2005. It is still the market leader, setting the pace and breaking news often before traditional media outlets.