The Nicaragua Nexus represents Wake Forest University’s strategic initiatives to globalize curriculum for all students—undergraduate, graduate, and professional—and its emphasis on interdisciplinary educational experiences.
The Nexus is led by an inter-disciplinary team of faculty and administrators from throughout Wake Forest University who meet monthly to design and evaluate continued programming efforts in Nicaragua. Examples of this collaborative endeavor are reflected in the following academic units:
Currently, the range of projects undertaken by the academic units fall into four broad categories. They are:
Throughout the process of building and conceptualizing programs in Nicaragua, Wake Forest has intentionally sought partnership with organizations and individuals in the country who can provide assistance, counsel, and insight into the best method of achieving program goals. Organizations with which the University has worked come from the wide array of sectors represented in the programs that have been developed Examples of these strategic collaborations include: