Go Blue Wherever You Are!
2013 II Photo Contest Winner
While in the outskirts of Marrakech, 3 day camel trek. Photo courtesy: Christine Brash, Winner "Go Blue" category
Ken Kollman, Director of the International Institute, and the 2013 II Photo Contest Winners.
Two women hold hands while walking around a puddle, Delhi's Malviya Nagar neighborhood. Photo courtesy: Hoda Bandeh-Ahmadi
U.S. Student Fulbright grantee George Dong talks about the importance of education to Heqing Middle School students in the northeastern part of Yunnan Province where 95 percent of students are Chinese ethnic minority children.
Fulbrighter Bea Zengotitabengoa sits with research assistant Saliou Abdoulaye and Sina Dunwiru Bio Gera. Sina Dunwiru represents the indigenous Baatonou population in the Bariba Kingdom in Benin and holds the second position of power.
iHub is a tech innovation and entrepreneurship incubator in Nairobi. As part of its weekly training program for members, Fulbright U.S. Student grant recipient Anna Clark led professional writing workshops.
As part of his doctoral research Fulbright U.S. Student grantee David Pappano studied male geladas (a type of baboon) in the Simien Mountains National Park in Ethiopia.
Sharief El-Gabri taught English while participating in his Fulbright fellowship in Jordan. He also volunteered at a youth sports camp.
Building Language Skills
Before arriving in Karlsruhe, Germany, Christine Morrison spent six weeks in Marburg for a language course with other Fulbrighters prior to beginning her chemistry research project.
The University of Michigan International Institute (II) advances the exchange of knowledge, ideas, and resources across U-M’s campus and with partnering institutions worldwide. Working actively with its centers and other academic units, the institute expands and enriches instructional programs, advances language study, and provides funding to students and faculty for research and study overseas. The II also brings leading scholars together to address national and international problems and collaborates with other academic units to recruit faculty members with international expertise.
- LRCCS Noon Lecture Series: "Captured Alive (Huozhuo)": A Kunqu Performance of Chinese Adulterers and Adulteresses (Jianfu yinfu)
Speaker: Joseph Lam, Director of the Confucius Institute at U-M, Professor of Musicology, University of Michigan
- WCED Lecture. “Local Shocks: The Far Right in the 2014 European Elections.”
Speaker: Cas Mudde, associate professor of international affairs, University of Georgia
- 5:30 PM
- PICS Career Event: Careers in Foreign Service
Speaker: Michelle Jones, Diplomat in Residence, Ford School of Public Policy
- 1:00 PM
- CREES Noon Lecture. “Natural Materials and the Matter of Nation in Hungarian Home Decorating.”
Speaker: Krisztina Fehérváry, associate professor of anthropology, U-M
- 1:30 PM
- CWPS Artist in Residence Lecture. African Culture: A Royal Perspective
Speaker: Nana Kwadwo Nyantakyi III and Agnes Nyantakyi
- 8:30 PM
- Finding Mr. Right