2019 Lifetime Achievement Award: Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović

2019 Lifetime Achievement Award: Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović

The Fulbright Association is pleased to announce the 2019 Lifetime Achievement awardee, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, in recognition for her remarkable, contributions as a leader, diplomat, and public servant. President Grabar-Kitarović embodies the best of leadership in times of unrelenting global crises. She was a Fulbright Scholar to the USA in 2002-2003. The Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Award

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2019 Lifetime Achievement Award: Melissa Block

2019 Lifetime Achievement Award: Melissa Block

The Fulbright Association is pleased to announce the 2019 Lifetime Achievement awardee, Melissa Block, in recognition of her accomplishments in journalism. She is an extremely accomplished journalist and a Fulbright Scholar to Geneva in 1984. The Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Award honors Fulbright alumni whose distinguished careers and civic and cultural contributions have sought to expand

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2019 Lifetime Achievement Award: James S. Polshek

2019 Lifetime Achievement Award: James S. Polshek

The Fulbright Association is pleased to announce the 2019 Lifetime Achievement awardee, Mr. James S. Polshek, in recognition of his accomplishments in architecture. The Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Award honors Fulbright alumni whose distinguished careers and civic and cultural contributions have sought to expand the boundaries of human wisdom, empathy, and perception. Recipients of the Award

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Nan Rides for Fulbright: A Successful Journey

Nan Rides for Fulbright: A Successful Journey

Please join us in congratulating Nan McEntire, who, under the banner of Fulbright, has successfully completed her 3400-mile coast-to-coast trek cycling across the United States. As a Fulbrighter to Ireland in 2010 who researched traditional tune acquisition in an ethnomusicology program at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick,

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Alumni Profile: Gordon Bronitsky

Alumni Profile: Gordon Bronitsky

I am an anthropologist by training (PhD Arizona 1977). In 1984-1985, I was a Senior Fulbright Professor at the Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany, teaching Germans about American Indians and lecturing all over Europe on American Indian topics. The experience changed my life. I grew up in Albuquerque and loved the Southwest; my dissertation was

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Chapter Spotlight: Kentucky

Chapter Spotlight: Kentucky

The Fulbright Association welcomes its newest chapter in the “Bluegrass” state of Kentucky. Over 30 individuals attended an initial Fulbright Alumni interest meeting held in July, where the Kentuckian community of Fulbrighters and friends mapped out the potential chapter’s reach and goals, established volunteer committees, and elected the chapter’s board of directors. Ann Riedling, a

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Featured Institution: Texas A&M University

Featured Institution: Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University’s commitment to international scholarship and global engagement can be traced back nearly to the institution’s land grant launch in 1876. In the ensuing years, Texas A&M has increasingly expanded its global impact to include research on every continent and to welcome international students and scholars from more than 120 countries. The university

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Alumni Profile: Anne Fitzgibbon

Alumni Profile: Anne Fitzgibbon

In 2007, I was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to study Venezuela’s national youth orchestra system, “El Sistema,” a social program of youth and community development through the study of music. The goal of my Fulbright was to identify tenets of this renowned model of music education to guide the evolution of the Harmony Program, an

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Chapter Spotlight: Virtual Walden

Chapter Spotlight: Virtual Walden

The newest chapter of the Fulbright Association is a little unusual: instead of encompassing a specific geographic region of the United States, it is completely online. Hosted by Walden University, the “Virtual Walden Chapter” will welcome Fulbrighters and friends from around the globe to get involved with the Fulbright alumni community in cyberspace. Faculty and

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