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Two Fulbright Alumni Receive 2017 Nobel Prizes

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs congratulates Fulbright Program alumni Dr. Michael Rosbash and Dr. Kip S. Thorne on their recent recognition as 2017 Nobel Laureates.

J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board Meets and Engages Program Stakeholders

Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board members approved two changes to the policies governing the Fulbright Program.

J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board Welcomes New Members at 274th Quarterly Meeting

The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board held its 274th Quarterly Board meeting February 9, 2017 to welcome five new members and the reappointment of Board Member Maneesh M. Goyal.

273rd Quarterly Fulbright Board Meeting

Florida International University (FIU) hosted the 273rd quarterly meeting of the Board, November 16-17 in Miami, Florida, in celebration of International Education Week and the 70th Anniversary of the Fulbright Program.

Chair Participates at 39th Annual Fulbright Association Conference: “Fulbright at 70: Meeting New Challenges”

Chair Jeffrey Bleich spoke in a panel titled, “Fulbright alumni in the public and private sectors” on November 12, 2016 at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. at the Annual Fulbright Association conference.

Sam Brown Chairs Panel in Arkansas to Spur Fulbright Scholar Alumni Investment

On December 12, 2016, Board member Sam Brown chaired the panel titled, “Fulbright Scholar Alumni Network – Developing a Call to Action for Fulbright Scholar Alumni to Become More Involved in Global Sustainability and Technology Deployment” as part of Club de Madrid-P80 Group Foundation’s Global Solutions Institute Conference in Little Rock, Arkansas.

2015-16 Fulbright Top Producing Institutions

Each year the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in collaboration with the Institute of International Education, releases the list of higher education institutions sending the most Fulbright U.S. students and scholars abroad. For academic year 2015-16, the list highlights the strong institutional diversity within the Fulbright Program.

Fulbright Alumna Develops App to Mobilize Emergency First Responders

Jennifer Farrell, a Fulbright alumna, has developed a new mobile phone app and nonprofit social enterprise, CriticaLink, to build and mobilize a network of first responders for medical emergencies in Bangladesh.

Fulbright on the Millennial Trains Project: Lala, South Africa

The Millennial Trains Project (MTP) leads crowd-funded transcontinental train journeys for diverse groups of young innovators to explore America's new frontiers.

Lala, a participant from South Africa details her experience on the train studying obesity.

Generation Study Abroad Summit

From October 1-2, 2015, the U.S. Department of State will participate in the inaugural Generation Study Abroad Summit, hosted by the Institute of International Education (IIE).

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