UGA recognized for Fulbrights

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UGA was among the top producers of Fulbright scholars in 2013, according to the latest ranking from the U.S. government’s international exchange program.

Of research institutions, UGA had the sixth most U.S. Fulbright Scholar Awards for the academic year 2013-14, with five UGA faculty members receiving the Core Fulbright Scholar Award to work abroad. Faculty members and the countries they are visiting are Corrie Brown, a professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine (Jordan), Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor, a professor in the College of Education (Mexico), Lawrence Morris, a professor in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources (Brazil), Paul Quick, coordinator of teaching assistant development in the Center for Teaching and Learning (Chile), and Montgomery Wolf, a lecturer in the department of history (Benin).

The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The program provides the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas and contribute to solutions to shared international concerns in more than 155 countries.

The Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program provides approximately 800 teaching and/or research grants to U.S. faculty and professionals in a variety of academic and professional fields. Grants are available in more than 125 countries worldwide.

 

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