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A Lesson in Politics and Compassion

It’s just amazing to learn how the government works here. I was a legislative page for two weeks in the state legislature and that was something I never imagined.

ECA Reveals State by State Impact of Exchange Programs

The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has been released information on the state by state economic impact of its programs. The report details how many citizen diplomats and citizens of foreign countries from their state participated in ECA programs during the fiscal year 2011-2012.

Fulbright Foreign Student Works on Oscar-Nominated Film

Ricardo Marmolejo shares how the Fulbright Foreign Student program helped him fill a gap in his education.

Discovering Chinese Culture through Music

Vanessa studied Chinese the summer of 2012 in Suzhou, China as a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) participant and was introduced to a whole new world.

Mastering Language, Translating Culture

Georgia native Evangelista traveled to Suzhou, China during the summer of 2012 to study Chinese as a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) participant.

HEARTBEAT

Still image of members of HEARTBEAT.

HEARTBEAT is a group of young Israeli and Palestinian musicians who work together to build mutual understanding and transform conflict through the power of music. Founded in 2007 by Aaron Shneyer during his Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship, HEARTBEAT is centered on the idea of music as a force of cultural change.

Creating Change for the Disabled

Yerasyl Toleugazimov, a citizen of Kazakhstan, spent his junior year of high school in Lacey and summarized his experience saying, "I learned new things that changed me."

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