LASPAU interviewed Ricardo Marmolejo, a current grantee under the Fulbright-García Robles (Mexico) program. Ricardo shared his experience as a Fulbright grantee and his recent success as visual effects compositor for "Beasts of the Southern Wild," nominated for four Oscars, and "Fruitvale," winner of the Sundance Grand Jury Prize.
by Anne Sargent, Natalia Ossaba, and Jalil Mendoza
Over the past year, Deputy Director Angélica Natera, along with LASPAU’s Initiative for the Development of Academic Innovation (IDIA) team, designed successful educational programs in teaching and effective learning for institutions in Colombia, Peru, Chile, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Mexico and Costa Rica.
by María José Alarcón, Paulina Savage, and Jalil Mendoza
LASPAU interviewed FANTEL grantee Edwin Francisco Juárez Rosales. Edwin recently finished his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at Texas A&M University in the United States and began a graduate program at the University of Southern California. Edwin describes his achievements and experiences during his academic program.
IDIA has been a growing steadily for the past six years and is positioned for a substantial amount of change in 2013 as we continue to innovate and evolve along with higher education institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean.