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Submitted by wwesterman on September 30, 2020 - 5:22 pm EDT

This National Hispanic Heritage Month, we're highlighting the contributions of outstanding Fulbrighters who live the Fulbright mission through their identities and goals. In this Q&A, Fulbright Scholar Alumni Ambassador Dr. Fausto Sarmiento, and five-time Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Ana Gil-Garcia, share their host country experiences, the collaborative impact on their research, and discuss inclusion and equity in international education.  

Submitted by wwesterman on September 11, 2020 - 4:01 pm EDT

Almost one year ago, I returned to the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, after completing my Fulbright as a Visiting Scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). As a neuroscientist in academia from a developing country, it's valuable to spend part of your career in a developed country. 

Submitted by wwesterman on August 12, 2020 - 2:26 pm EDT

The third cohort of the Fulbright Arctic Initiative, which is currently accepting applications through September 15, 2020, will stimulate international research collaboration on Arctic issues while increasing mutual understanding between people of the United States and member countries of the Arctic Council. 

Submitted by wwesterman on August 03, 2020 - 4:53 pm EDT

Dr. Ronald Law, chief of the Preparedness Division, in the Health Emergency Management Bureau of the Department of Health in the Philippines, explains how his Fulbright experience directly impacts his work during the COVID-19 pandemic; what you can do to support public health; and describes his hopes for international cooperation in future public health preparedness.

Submitted by wwesterman on May 21, 2020 - 5:11 pm EDT

What makes a "Fulbright Top-Producing Institution"? In the coming weeks, a variety of institutions will discuss their efforts to recruit, mentor, and encourage students and scholars to apply for the Fulbright U.S. Student and U.S. Scholar Programs.