Fulbright News

UT Among Top in the Nation for Fulbright Scholars

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.

Three Professors Named Fulbright Scholars

Three UT professors are spanning the globe as Fulbright Scholars this year. Funded by the U.S. government, Fulbright Scholars are chosen based on their leadership and academic merits and their abilities to teach, conduct research, and contribute to solutions for shared international concerns.

Four Professors Named Fulbright Scholars

Four professors are spanning the globe as Fulbright Scholars this year. Michelle Commander, David Fox, Sarah Lowe, and Sam Swan were chosen based on their leadership and academic merits and their abilities to teach, conduct research, and contribute to solutions for shared international concerns. The Fulbright Program is a prestigious international exchange initiative that awards about 1,100 grants to American scholars each year.

Fulbright Information Session January 30

Faculty and staff interested in participating in the Fulbright International Educational Exchange Program are invited to attend a meeting from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. on Monday, January 30, in the Study Room of the International House.

Five UT Students, Alumni Win Fulbright Awards for Study, Work

Five current students or recent graduates from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, have received grants from the Fulbright US Student Program to work and study abroad. This is the largest number of student Fulbright winners that UT Knoxville has had in at least twenty years.

Six UT Knoxville Professors Receive Fulbright Awards

Six University of Tennessee, Knoxville, professors have received 2010-2011 Fulbright Scholar grants to lecture or conduct research around the world. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the program seeks to broaden worldwide understanding of political, economic, educational and cultural institutions.

Two UT Knoxville Students Awarded Fulbright Awards

Two UT Knoxville students have received Fulbright grants for the 2010-2011 academic year. Jordan Kuck, a doctoral student in history, will be conducting research in Latvia, while Alex Tullock, a graduating senior in Russian, will go to the country for an English teaching assistantship.