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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.
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.
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.
Center Stage, is a groundbreaking cultural diplomacy initiative that connects foreign artists with American communities through the performing arts.
Fulbright U.S. Scholar, Geoffrey Hiller, taught Interactive Media in Bangladesh. Geoffrey's photos of his experience give a glimpse into what his time in Bangladesh was like.
Erika Larsen, a Fulbright U.S. Student, who studied in Sweden shares her photos of the Sámi people.
Through the DanceMotion USA program, the U.S. Department of State supports a series of tours by a select number of American contemporary dance companies to increase cross-cultural understanding between the United States and countries around the world.
Christopher Merrill, Director of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, explains the valuable cultural exchanges that take place each year when writers from around the world gather for a semester in Iowa City to discuss and share their craft.
Members of the bluegrass band, The Student Loan, talk about their trip to Asia as part of The Rhythm Road.
We talked with Bradbury about his career, writing philosophy, and his feelings about being included in the U.S. State Department's Big Read Egypt/U.S. project.