Krista Wiegand, director of the Global Security–Conflict Processes program at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy and associate professor of political science, spent the past five months as a Fulbright senior scholar in the Philippines. Wiegand was one of five UT faculty members awarded a Fulbright during the 2016–17 academic year.
Recent UT graduate Jordan Bakke has received a Fulbright award to spend the next year as an English teaching assistant in Kazakhstan.
Eight UT students—the largest number to date—have been offered prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards for the 2017–18 academic year to study and teach in cities around the globe.
UT’s College of Architecture and Design continues its 2016–17 Robert B. Church Memorial Lecture Series Monday, February 20, with Brad Collett, assistant professor in the School of Landscape Architecture and Department of Plant Sciences.
Associate Professor Brendan McConville has returned to UT after spending six months in Italy, but the sounds of the Italian countryside continue to resonate in his work.
Four UT students have been awarded Fulbright US Student Program Grants for 2016–17.
A group of four UT professors are spanning the globe and serving as Fulbright Scholars this academic year, reports the Knoxville News Sentinel. The Fulbright Program is a prestigious international exchange initiative that awards about 1,100 grants to American scholars each year.
Avery Dobbs, a senior majoring in political science with a history minor, has received a 2014–2015 Fulbright International Scholarship to teach English in Bulgaria.
With five faculty members now on Fulbright exchanges, UT is one of the Fulbright Program’s “top producers” for 2013–14. UT ranks in the top ten of research universities for its number of current Fulbright recipients. The Fulbright Program is a prestigious international exchange initiative that awards about 1,100 grants to American scholars each year.
UT was listed in an article in the The Chronicle of Higher Education for being one of the top institutions for Fulbright fellows. The article focuses on new efforts by the U.S. Department of State to help keep their alumni worldwide connected. With five in 2013-4, UT is in the top ten for number of