About the Author: Alina Romanowski serves as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Academic Programs.
Today, I had the privilege of helping to launch the Fulbright Regional Network for Applied Research (NEXUS) Program in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The NEXUS initiative is bringing together 20 applied scholars and mid-career researchers from the United States and nine other Western Hemisphere nations (Canada, Mexico, Jamaica, Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile) for a series of seminars and a Fulbright exchange experience over the next 12 months. These scholars are focusing on harnessing innovative strategies and technologies to bring about practical solutions to real-world challenges in renewable energy, climate change, public health, and sustainable growth. Through the NEXUS initiative, scholars will share best practices to fight… more »