Remembering Dr. Rolf Hoffmann, Executive Director of the German Fulbright Commission

Remembering Dr. Rolf Hoffmann, Executive Director of the German Fulbright Commission

With great sadness the German Fulbright-Kommission has informed us that their esteemed Executive Director, Dr. Rolf Hoffmann (1953-2016), passed away on April 21, 2016 in Berlin. “With enormous expertise and foresight Dr. Hoffmann managed the German-American Fulbright Program for more than 12 years and inspired it with important new initiatives and ideas. It is thanks

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Remembering Donald Weinstein

Remembering Donald Weinstein

Few people have left as significant a legacy in their field as Donald Weinstein. Through his extensive studies in the U.S. and his Fulbright grant that took him to Italy in 1953, Weinstein’s crowning achievement was his text “Savonarola and Florence: Prophecy and Patriotism in the Renaissance.” It radically reshaped scholarly conversation of the 14th and 15th Century Italian

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Distinguished Fulbrighters Recognized by IIE

Distinguished Fulbrighters Recognized by IIE

Three distinguished Fulbright alumni were recently recognized for their ability to “forge new discoveries and change the world” by the Institute for International Education. These Fulbrighters have made outstanding contributions to science, technology and human rights, and all have recognized their Fulbright experiences abroad as shaping their careers. Excerpts from IIE’s Opening Minds blog: Sergio Aguayo: Fulbright from Mexico

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Alumni Profile: Dr. Koji Nakanishi

Alumni Profile: Dr. Koji Nakanishi

Through the “Extraordinary Fulbrighters” video series, the Fulbright Association is pleased to share the story of Dr. Koji Nakanishi, Centennial Professor Emeritus of Chemistry at Columbia University. Dr. Nakanishi was the “first student from a so called enemy country” to come study in the United States. Through the precursor to the Fulbright Program, then called

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