New Book on Starting a Career Working for Peace from Fulbrighter David J. Smith

New Book on Starting a Career Working for Peace from Fulbrighter David J. Smith

In 2015, the worldwide refugee population topped 60 million for the first time since WWII – and the population is growing. Indeed, as globalization continues to unite diverse nations and peoples, it is also turning problems such as regional war and environmental degradation into worldwide issues, while prompting troubling reactionary movements in Western countries and

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May 19, 2016 0

Remembering Rolf Hoffmann, Executive Director of German Fulbright Commission

Remembering Rolf Hoffmann, Executive Director of 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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May 6, 2016 0

Kim Eger Inducted into the Martin Luther King, Jr. Collegium of Scholars

Kim Eger Inducted into the Martin Luther King, Jr. Collegium of Scholars

Fulbright Association Board Treasurer Kim Eger was recently inducted into the Martin Luther King, Jr. Collegium of Scholars. The induction ceremony took place in the Martin Luther King, Jr. International Chapel of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. Nancy Neill, president of the Fulbright Association’s Board of Directors, shared: “It was moving to be in a room

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April 6, 2016 0

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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February 16, 2016 0