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David Robledo
10/11/2023

David Robledo

David Robledo's research in Costa Rica on the Fulbright Program found that constraints on local fisheries can lead to biodiversity.

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Fulbright Alums Named 2023 MacArthur Fellows 
10/05/2023

Fulbright Alums Named 2023 MacArthur Fellows 

Linsey Marr, an environmental engineer, and Amber Wutich, a water insecurity researcher, have been named 2023 MacArthur Fellows.

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HBCUs Achieve Strategic Goals Through Fulbright Scholar Awards
09/29/2023

HBCUs Achieve Strategic Goals Through Fulbright Scholar Awards

HBCU Faculty and Administrators participate in Fulbright to support research, globalize campuses, and internationalize curriculum.

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Ruth Simmons, Fulbright Alum and Higher Education Leader, Delivers 2023 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities
09/28/2023

Ruth Simmons, Fulbright Alum and Higher Education Leader, Delivers 2023 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities

Dr. Simmons reflected on her journey from a sharecropping family to the president of three universities, and how cross-cultural education helped her find her voice as a leader.

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Fulbright Alum Yoko Kamikawa Appointed Japanese Foreign Minister
09/27/2023

Fulbright Alum Yoko Kamikawa Appointed Japanese Foreign Minister

Yoko Kamiwaka credits her “truly diverse” Fulbright experience at the Harvard Kennedy School with inspiring her career in public service and government.

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Keshia Abraham
09/22/2023

Keshia Abraham

Keshia Abraham, an author, consultant, international educator, and scholar of the African Diaspora, is a two-time Fulbrighter with experience in more than 50 countries. Her work is guided by a commitment to internationalization and global learning, especially at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

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Video: Jackson State University President on the value of Fulbright to HBCUs
09/19/2023

Video: Jackson State University President on the value of Fulbright to HBCUs

President Elayne Hayes-Anthony, Ph.D. discusses how Fulbright advances her university’s strategic goals and benefits students, faculty, and the JSU community.

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2023 Fulbright HBCU Institutional Leaders Announced
09/18/2023

2023 Fulbright HBCU Institutional Leaders Announced

On September 18, the U.S. Department of State announced 19 HBCUs as “Fulbright HBCU Institutional Leaders” in recognition of their noteworthy engagement with the Fulbright Program during the 2022-23 academic year.

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Kendra L. Mitchell
09/15/2023

Kendra L. Mitchell

Kendra L. Mitchell, Ph.D. is a professor who serves as a Fulbright Program Adviser at Florida A&M University (FAMU), the historically Black university (HBCU) where she earned her bachelor’s degree. Her experience as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant during a time of student protest in South Africa has been invaluable in helping her students to see other perspectives.

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Hunter Mack
09/15/2023

Hunter Mack

After graduating from Virginia State University, a historically black university, engineering student Hunter Mack spent a year as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in the Southern Bohemian region of the Czech Republic. He discusses the powerful connections he was able to make with students and their community by through shared family experiences and mutual interests.

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