Go Blue Wherever You Are!--Photo by Christine Brash

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

2013 Photo of Winners

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

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George Dong in a classroom in rural China

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

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.

Anna Clark leads a workshop at iHub

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.

David Pappano gathers statistical data

Gathering Data
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 with Ahmed, a high schooler who helps out at the sports camp.

Sports Camp
Sharief El-Gabri taught English while participating in his Fulbright fellowship in Jordan. He also volunteered at a youth sports camp.

Christine Morrison and fellow Fulbrighters meet for a language course

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.


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2013 II Photo Contest Winners

The winners of the 2013 II Photo Contest have been announced. Congratulations to everyone who submitted work. View the list of winners.