Project title: "Economic and Social Impact of Free Trade Zones in Uruguay"; Titulo del Proyecto: “Impacto económico y social de las zonas francas en Uruguay”
Project dates/Fechas del proyecto: 8/2008 - 5/2009

Regional Enhancement
Seminar for U.S. Students in Buenos Aires
In April 2009 I attended the Regional Enhancement Seminar for U.S. Students in Buenos Aires. Click here to download the slides from my presentation at the seminar.
En abril 2009 fui participante en el Seminario Regional de Mejora para los Estudiantes Estadounidenses en Buenos Aires. Haz clic aquí para bajar las diapositivas de mi presentación del seminario.

Photos from the
Regional Enhancement Seminar in Buenos Aires
Orientation in Montevideo
Orientation workshop for (t
aller de orientación para) Fulbright U.S. Scholars, Students and English Teaching Assistants, March 17 & 18, Montevideo, Uruguay
From left to right:
Top Row: Fulbright U.S. Student Alexandra Anastasopulos, Danny Johns, M.S. student Meat Science Auburn University, Fulbright U.S. Scholar Dr. Chris Kerth, Associate Professor of Meat Science at Auburn; Erin Hunter, M.S. student Meat Science at Auburn; Clint Rowe, Ph.D. student Meat Scien
ce; Fulbright U.S. Scholar Kent Dunlap, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Trincoll College; Fulbright ETA Anthony Marcuccio; Fulbright U.S. Student, Eric Weynand
Front row: Dr. Christy Bratcher, Professor of Meat Science at Auburn, Katie cMurtrie, M.S.student Meat Science, Fulbright ETA Christine Denison;  Fulbright ETA Jennifer Bly, Fulbright U.S. Student Rebecca Taylor and Fulbright Program Officer Patricia Vargas.

Welcome Reception, Montevideo, Uruguay, March 18
A welcome reception was hosted by Executive Director’s Ms. Mercedes Jiménez de Aréchaga at her home. Board members and principals and teachers from the institutions that will host the ETA’s also joined the group.
In the photo, Board member Felipe Michelini, Under-secretary of Education and Board member Horacio Hughes, Director of OCA Card SA with Fulbright U.S. Student Eric Weynand and his girlfriend (update 17 July 2010: "wife") Noelia Pereira Freitas