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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 Alumna Promotes STEM Education for Girls at Clinton Global Initiative

Joy Buolamwini developed Code 4 Rights with the mission to ensure that every country in the world has accessible information about local services that support women’s rights and that women are given the opportunity to create beneficial technology.

Fulbright U.S. Student Connects With At-Risk Youth in Rio de Janeiro Through Boxing

In Rio de Janeiro, Nicholas studied Sociology at Pontifica Universidad Catholica Do Rio De Janerio (PUC-Río) during the day and spent his evenings at the gym, volunteering with children, learning and experiencing the different cultures in Brazil from the classrooms to the inner city.

Fulbright Alumnus Leads Train of Entrepreneurial “Millennials” across the United States

For Patrick Dowd, the most pivotal moment of his 2010-11 Fulbright scholarship was his time spent on a crowded train in India.

U.S. Student Uses ‘Gangnam Style’ to Depict Daily Life in China

Comedians spend much of their time learning jokes, rehearsing lines and practicing delivery. For Fulbright U.S. Student Jesse Appell, however, the first step isn’t about the lines – it’s about being proficient in Chinese.

U.S. Fulbrighters in South Africa, Featuring Mark Nehrenz

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Fulbright U.S. Student Program participants to South Africa share their experiences.

Milton Glaser Fulbright Student to Italy, 1952

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Milton Glaser is the artist most famous for creating the "I ♥ NY" symbol. He went to Bologna, Italy in 1952 on a Fulbright to "learn how to draw". In this video, Mr. Glaser discusses Fulbright - "the most profound experience of your life" - and his career.

Jonathan Franzen - Fulbright Student to Germany, 1981

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American writer and novelist Jonathan Franzen - who received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to Germany in 1981 for a project in creative writing - discusses his Fulbright experience and its impact on his career. Mr. Franzen is interviewed by recently-returned Fulbright Alumnus Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, whose Fulbright U.S. Student award to Germany in 2009 was also for a project in creative writing.

Brian Rutenberg - Fulbright Student to Ireland, 1997

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Artist Brian Rutenberg brings us into his studio to discuss the evolution of his art, the Fulbright he received to Ireland, and what he is doing now.

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