Career Development Opportunities at the Fulbright Association Conference

Career Development Opportunities at the Fulbright Association Conference

Are you a young professional or recent Fulbright returnee looking to advance your career, make a job change, or strengthen your application and interview skills? The Fulbright Association Annual Conference will include programming designed to support you as you look ahead to your professional future. On Sunday, November 5, an expert panel of professional career

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September 8, 2017 0

First Fulbright-in-the-Classroom Pilot Approved

First Fulbright-in-the-Classroom Pilot Approved

The Fulbright Association is excited to share that its Central Virginia (CVA) Chapter is the first to have its pilot proposal for the Fulbright-in-the-Classroom initiative approved. The initiative aims to introduce greater understanding of international affairs into K-12 classrooms, taking advantage of the expertise of Fulbright Association alumni members. The CVA proposal seeks to combine

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September 7, 2017 0

Logo Design Competition — “Fulbright: Now More Than Ever”

Logo Design Competition — “Fulbright: Now More Than Ever”

Calling all graphic designers! The Fulbright Association is hosting a logo competition and invites interested designers to submit compelling logos that reflect our annual conference and capital campaign theme, “Fulbright: Now More Than Ever.” This is a remarkable pro bono opportunity to expand your portfolio and elevate visibility for the work of the Fulbright Association.

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August 31, 2017 0

2016-2017 Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytellers Share Their Insights

2016-2017 Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytellers Share Their Insights

(Above L-R) National Geographic Society’s David Braun and fellows Ishan Thakore, Tim McDonnell, Kevin McLean, Lauren Ladov, and Christiana Botic “When you spend your time in places that haven’t been investigated, you can transform our understanding of those places. We tend to think of the world as a well-explored place — but the reality is,

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July 21, 2017 0

Announcing the Fulbright-in-the-Classroom Initiative Pilot Program

Announcing the Fulbright-in-the-Classroom Initiative Pilot Program

The Fulbright Association will be piloting an exciting initiative called Fulbright-in-the-Classroom to test the viability of and interest in efforts to involve Fulbright alumni formally in K-12 education in the United States. The concept of Fulbright-in-the-Classroom builds on the experiences of Fulbright alumni and on the recognized need to increase the understanding of international affairs

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July 19, 2017 0

5-time Fulbrighter Dr. Mary Norton to Co-Chair UN Intergenerational Dialogues Event

5-time Fulbrighter Dr. Mary Norton to Co-Chair UN Intergenerational Dialogues Event

Dr. Mary Norton’s first Fulbright grant was to the University of Jordan in Amman, where she helped develop the first graduate program in nursing in the region. This initial experience led to what she calls a “multiplier effect.” Dr. Norton, who is Professor and Executive Director of the Center for Global Academic Initiatives at Felician

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July 17, 2017 0

Carnegie Endowment Celebrates Fulbright Taiwan’s 60th Anniversary

Carnegie Endowment Celebrates Fulbright Taiwan’s 60th Anniversary

(Above, L-R) Claire Reade, Richard C. Bush, Douglas H. Paul, Yuri Yao-Tsung Chih On June 27, 2017, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C., hosted an expert panel and discussion to celebrate Fulbright Taiwan’s 60th anniversary of educational exchange. Since its inception, Fulbright Taiwan has financed over 3000 U.S. and Taiwan grantees, and

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July 6, 2017 0