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Fulbright Scholarship

A Unique Way to Celebrate the Arts and Support a Good Cause

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 01.21.2015 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The magazine has a history of supporting the arts, and for many years it featured artwork of respected American Artists as their covers.

A Fulbright Is Not a Political Football

Tara Sonenshine | Posted 11.26.2014 | Politics
Tara Sonenshine

America has to do it work to strengthen ties with other nations and promote international cooperation. Fulbright is one small way to maintain the world's largest multilateral investment in public diplomacy. The Fulbright program must stay fully funded.

Washington's Pivot to Ignorance

Ann Jones | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics
Ann Jones

As Washington increasingly comes to rely on the "forward projection" of military force to maintain its global position, the Fulbright Program may be the last vestige of an earlier, more democratic, equitable, and generous America that enjoyed a certain moral and intellectual standing in the world.

#SaveFulbright: America Can't Cut the Fulbright Program

Jonathan Rice | Posted 06.02.2014 | Impact
Jonathan Rice

Instead of being bogged down in high-level diplomatic talks and lofty statements by politicians, Fulbrighters work to make a direct person-to-person impact.

The University Is for Counterrevolutionaries

Arturo Lopez Levy | Posted 05.03.2014 | Latino Voices
Arturo Lopez Levy

A rapper, a graffiti artist, a blogger, two independent lawyers: In all, 17 students have arrived from Cuba with U.S government-sponsored scholarships to study at Miami Dade College.

Ghosts Ruling Over State Owned Educational Institutes of Pakistan

Mariam Khan | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics
Mariam Khan

What role can the government play to improve the literacy rate of the rural areas? The answer lies in sending out teams who can spread awareness and highlight the importance of education to those living in the villages.

Record Number Of CU-Boulder Students Receive Fulbright Awards

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 07.17.2013 | Denver

Twelve University of Colorado students will be dispatched throughout the world with prestigious Fulbright awards next school year, with study topics r...

A Fulbright Scholar's Morning in the Republic of Georgia

Shirley Wade McLoughlin | Posted 05.13.2013 | College
Shirley Wade McLoughlin

The chimes from my alarm clock awaken me at 8 o'clock. Hopping out of bed, I run to the bathroom and turn on the bathtub faucet. No water comes out.

Georgia on my Mind

Shirley Wade McLoughlin | Posted 04.01.2013 | College
Shirley Wade McLoughlin

I am moving to Georgia in three weeks, to work as a Fulbright Scholar until June. When I tell many friends in New England this, some ask if I can handle the heat that is so prevalent in the South.

Fulbright Scholars: Sharing the World Through Storytelling

Tom Healy | Posted 09.05.2012 | World
Tom Healy

Fulbrighters prove that storytelling is very much alive -- in the wilderness and the city, in medinas and souks and villages, among the cats and storks, in the world's tallest buildings, in the slums and labor camps, on artificial islands lined with McMansions, in the sandstorms of the desert.

American Mother-Daughter Duo Sketch 888 Taiwanese Faces

Jim Luce | Posted 09.02.2012 | World
Jim Luce

I met the most amazing mother-daughter duo the other week. Americans, they were speaking at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York (TECO-NY).

A Tweet, From Civilization to Civil-Violation

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 04.24.2012 | World
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

What seems a harmless tweet to some, and a blasphemous tweet for others, is telling of something larger: a pendulum swinging from a civilization to a civil-violation.

The Ten Best Schools For Fulbright Scholars

Posted 12.28.2011 | College

Want to get a Fulbright Scholarship? (Well, who wouldn't really?) You may want to attend a college that produces a lot of them. The Chronicle of Hi...

A Film for Our Time: The Creators

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

Given the unrest in the Middle East that fills our television screens, The Creators is a worthy companion piece. It shows people who refuse to toe the line, use their art to combat injustice.

Young, Eager and Unemployed

Beenish Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Beenish Ahmed

Today, employers are free to pick the perfect candidate to update spreadsheets without offering anything beyond a letter of recommendation -- which they'll probably have lowly interns "draft."