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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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Yoko Kamikawa
09/27/2023

Yoko Kamikawa

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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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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Contributing to Justice in Albania: My Fulbright Experience
09/07/2023

Contributing to Justice in Albania: My Fulbright Experience

Jay Shapiro, a lawyer with over forty years of experience in criminal law in New York, and a 2023 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to Albania shares how the U.S. legal community is uniquely situated to strengthen judicial institutions in young democracies through international exchange.

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Five 2023 Fulbright-National Geographic Award Recipients Undertake Exploration of Global Challenges 
09/06/2023

Five 2023 Fulbright-National Geographic Award Recipients Undertake Exploration of Global Challenges 

The 2023 recipients of the Fulbright-National Geographic Award will undertake in-depth explorations of pressing local and global issues, focusing on fields of conservation, research, storytelling, education, and technology.

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Taniqua Huguley
08/31/2023

Taniqua Huguley

Taniqua Huguley earned her Master’s degree in public policy and conducted Fulbright research in Trinidad and Tobago on the incarceration of young women. Recently, Huguley was named as one of Hartford Business Journal’s Top 25 Women in Business. She is the founder of Black Girls Achieve, an empowerment program for Black girls around the world.

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