Go Blue Wherever You Are! 2014 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.
U.S. Student Fulbright grantee Bea Zengotitabengoa studied royal arts in the Bariba kingdom of Nikki in Benin, West Africa. She is pictured holding a soap sculpture. These sculptures are made as wedding gifts for new brides.
Neungin Middle School
Matt Miller received a 2010-2011 Fulbright U.S. Student fellowship to teach English as a second language to middle school students in Korea.
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.
Fulbright U.S. Student Grantees
Fulbright U.S. Student grantee David Pappano is one of 39 U-M students who received a fellowship to conduct research abroad during the 2010-2011 academic year.
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Fellowships and Grants
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- U-M experts available to discuss Russia-Ukraine tensions March 5, 2014
- Research by Aneel Karnani, associate professor of strategy, suggests that a Coca-Cola bottling plant in India has contributed to the depletion of local groundwater resources. Business Standard (India) February 27, 2014
- Aswin Punathambekar, associate professor of communication studies, was quoted in a Business Standard (India) article about extravagant Indian-American weddings in the U.S. February 21, 2014
- UMMA Exhibit: "Doris Duke's Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape, and Islamic Art"
01/25/2014 - 05/04/2014;
- Weaving Way of Life in Peru - Photography Exhibit
02/08/2014 - 03/16/2014;
- Theme Semester Media Series: Golmaal (Confusion)