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Chauvenet Award 2014


The Latin American and Latino Studies Program will again be awarding this year the Chauvenet Award to a student proposing an independent study project requiring travel to Latin America. The purpose of the Chauvenet Award is to provide a competitive grant for a summer abroad research project to a student minoring in Latin American [...] Read more »

Internship Opportunities in Nicaragua


The Center for Enterprise Research and Education (CERE) and the Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship Program (ICE) at Wake Forest are co-sponsoring two internship opportunities to work for AMOS Health and Hope, which is a non-profit public health organization in Nicaragua. The two internships are related to AMOS’s rural health program: microfinance and sustainability of community pharmacies. [...] Read more »

New insight into the Amazon


Home to one out of every five species living today, the Western Amazon is one of the Earth’s areas of greatest biodiversity. But what was it like before European settlers arrived? “The pendulum swung from views that ‘people were nowhere’ to ‘people were everywhere,’ and we’ve shown they were both wrong,” said Dr. Miles Silman, director [...] Read more »

The academic year in review


As exams near and as the Spring semester comes to a close, we look back on the year and highlight some the biggest and most important stories for the Latin American and Latino Studies Program: The second group of participants on Wake Forest’s brand new, semester-long study abroad program in Latin America’s Southern Cone [...] Read more »