2018 Nominations for Annual Chapter Awards Now Open

2018 Nominations for Annual Chapter Awards Now Open

The Fulbright Association established a tradition of presenting awards to chapters with outstanding programs, initiatives, and advocacy eff­orts at the 2016 Annual Conference. The Chapter Awards are intended to honor the hard work, creativity, and time that our volunteer alumni chapter leaders dedicate to achieving the mission of the Fulbright Association. Through the continued generosity of Dr. Mary Ellen Schmider, chapters are awarded these honors at the Annual Conference. Chapter volunteers are the heart of

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August 30, 2018 0

Institutional Letter Campaign to Mike Pompeo

Institutional Letter Campaign to Mike Pompeo

The Fulbright Association has always been dedicated to advocating for the Program on Capitol Hill. As part of our mission, we play an important advocacy role in supporting, growing, and saving the Program. We have national reach through our chapters and members who live in every congressional district. We represent a unified voice of Fulbrighters and supporters of international exchange. Congress listens when we speak with that voice. Yet we have not spent enough time or resources advocating

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August 24, 2018 0

In Memory of Kofi Annan (1938-2018)

In Memory of Kofi Annan (1938-2018)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Fulbright community mourns the death of Kofi Annan, the 2001 recipient of the J. William Fulbright Prize for International Understanding. The Fulbright community, represented by the Fulbright Association, mourns the death and celebrates the life of Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations and Fulbright Prize Laureate. Awarded every two years, the Prize honors world figures and institutions that have advanced the mission of Senator J. William Fulbright and the

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August 18, 2018 0

Fulbright Career Corner: Take a Break

Fulbright Career Corner: Take a Break

The month’s piece is not about a new searching or networking strategy. Because it is August – the vacation month – and soon students will be back to school and companies will be looking to hire (summer is always slow), I wanted to remind you: make sure to take a break. Looking for work is not easy. It might not be physical in the same way as other types of activity are (though, rushing to

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August 17, 2018 0

2018 Lifetime Achievement Award: Rebecca Macieira-Kaufmann

2018 Lifetime Achievement Award: Rebecca Macieira-Kaufmann

The Fulbright Association is pleased to announce the 2018 Lifetime Achievement awardee, Ms. Rebecca Macieira-Kaufmann, in recognition of her accomplishments in fostering intercultural relations between Mexico and the United States both within the business sector as well as within the community. 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 show exemplary

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July 27, 2018 0