Student storyteller: Guatemala


Summer research in Guatemala has been a dream of mine for as long as I can remember. When I heard about the possibility of doing a project in a foreign country that would be financially backed by the Reynolds Scholarship, my thoughts immediately jumped to the study that I would end up conducting this past [...] Read more »

Embracing Latin America


Wake Forest’s global footprint is larger thanks to a focus in the last year on Latin America with new programs in Nicaragua, a semester-abroad program in Chile and a summer course in the Galápagos Islands. With extensive programs in Europe and Asia, offering Latin American programs was imperative, says Dr. Kline Harrison, Associate Provost for [...] Read more »

LALS announces new scholarship award


The Latin American and Latino Studies Program is pleased to announce a new grant scholarship, the Chauvenet Award. 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 and Latino Studies.   The recipient must meet the standards established by [...] Read more »

Students host a forum on Latino identity

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The Office of Multicultural Affairs will sponsor a forum in cooperation with the Organization of Latin American Students on Latino identity enttiled, What is a Latino? The forum will be held on October 18th at 7:00 PM in DeTamble Auditorium. During this forum, the audience will hear brief remarks from several faculty and staff members, and [...] Read more »