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The Working Group seeks to promote a rich comprehension of environmental issues salient within Latin America. Though based out of Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment, WGELA’s membership extends to students from UNC, and NC-state to facilitate cross triangle collaboration on these issues.
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Wednesday, October 10, 5:30-7:30pm, LSRC A156 April Schlanger, owner of Sip Wine in Cary will be coming to campus to present on organic Chilean and Argentinean wines. We will sample 4 reds and 4 whites from each region and will have … Continue reading
WGELA is excited to be sponsoring a panel at the 2012 Conference of the Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill on Sat. Feb. 18 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm. Denise Zmekhol, director of the incredible film ‘Children of … Continue reading
By Virginia Palacios If you’re like me, thinking about your job search doesn’t conjure up images of parties and beaches, but Stephanie Roe taught me that it’s okay to dream big at the Latin America Student Internship Panel on Wednesday, … Continue reading
We have some great back-to-back events coming up next week! First, on Monday Oct. 3 at 4:30 in A156 we’ll be screening a fascinating documentary on the social and environmental effects of the War on Drugs in Columbia called Leaving … Continue reading
Hey Nicholas School! You are invited to attend the Working Group for Environment in Latin America’s (WGELA) first meeting of the school year on Monday, September 12th at 5:30 PM in LSRC A158. Mexican food from Los Comales will be … Continue reading
Hi Everyone, Welcome back to Durham and the beginning of a new school year! This semester WGELA has many events planned including a Fall Kick-off potluck, coffee tasting, chocolate tasting, and various lectures! Stay tuned on the dates for these … Continue reading
SUMMARY OF EVENTS: 1:00pm: Cook Out BEGINS!! Discussion led by founder Harry Stokes and visiting professionals from Project Gaia. 7:00pm – 9:00pm: Fundraiser at The Tavern on Markham Ave. $5 donation at the door. Live Music! Celebrity Judges include Prof. … Continue reading
Hi WGELA Members and Supporters! We have two events coming up in the next several weeks, don’t forget to mark your calendars! Lecture on Trophic Cascades Dr. John Terborgh Thursday, March 3rd, 2011 Lunch– specifics TBA Project Gaia Clean Stove … Continue reading
Mission Statement: The Working Group seeks to promote a rich comprehension of environmental issues salient within Latin America. Though based out of Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment, WGELA’s membership extends to students from UNC, and NC-state to facilitate … Continue reading