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Submitted by wwesterman on December 17, 2020 - 1:37 pm EDT

From the COVID-19 pandemic, to a watershed movement in racial and social justice, 2020 has brought more change than many could have imagined.

As we look forward to a new year, the Fulbright Program is proud to share some of the ways Fulbrighters demonstrated leadership and innovation in the United States and around the world in our 2020 Fulbright Year in Review..

Submitted by wwesterman on December 10, 2020 - 2:27 pm EDT

From a Croatian university classroom, to Indigenous communities in Greenland, the Fulbright Scholar Blog featured a wide variety of exciting stories last year. Below, learn more about highlights from the Fulbright Scholar Blog in 2020.

Submitted by wwesterman on November 13, 2020 - 5:12 pm EDT

We were up close and personal with Bahamians during some of their darkest days. We endured what they endured, and we pitched in side-by-side with them. When you suffer and recover with someone, it becomes a special bond.

Submitted by wwesterman on October 26, 2020 - 2:07 pm EDT

As an international education professional for 23 years, one of the most rewarding interactions I have had is with the Fulbright Program’s Outreach Lecturing Fund (OLF) and the Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence (S-I-R) Program. 

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.