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LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES NEWS

From Honolulu to Harvard

In the fall, Ana Garcia '14 will move to Cambridge, Mass. to pursue architectural studies at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Until then, she is spending her summer in Hawaii as an intern for Minatoishi Architects, Inc. in Honolulu. A double major in architectural studies and Latin American Studies at HWS, Garcia will pursue a master's in landscape architecture at Harvard with th...  More >>

Peace Corps Alums Share Experience

Phillip Goldman '10 and Katie Serock '12 have spent the past year leading lives of consequence in Panama as they continue their devoted service to the Peace Corps-an experience both describe as life-changing. With a focus on education, sustainability and restoration, each is serving a specific community for two years with the goal of making a lasting impact on their respective communities. "Join...  More >>

Alums Look to Start Brewing

Victor Pultinas '08 and Jenna LaVita '08 were recently featured in an article in the Finger Lakes Times for their plans to open what "may be the first commercial brewer of an alcoholic beverage in the city of Geneva since before Prohibition," according to the article. It notes, "Pultinas is working hard to get his proper licenses and finish the interior and exterior of 16 Castle St., the location...  More >>

Revolutionary Venezuelan Politics

George Ciccariello-Maher - writer, radical political theorist and Assistant Professor of Political Science at Drexel University - will discuss the popular revolutionary undercurrents of Venezuelan politics on Friday, Nov. 1. Ciccariello-Maher's first book, recently published by Duke University Press (2013), is a history of revolutionary movements in Venezuela, titled "We Created Chávez: A People'...  More >>

Hart '13 interns at Pershing LLC

Kylie Hart ‘13 interned at Pershing LLC. in Jersey City, N.J., this summer. The company provides technology, operational, trading, investment and practice management solutions to financial services firms and advisers. A subsidiary of the Bank of New York Mellon, the nation's oldest continuously operating bank, Pershing LLC is also a clearinghouse in the financial markets. A Latin language major w...  More >>