After graduating from UT, Desiree Dube will say dasvidanya—goodbye—to America for a while. Dube, from Clarksville, Tennessee, completed her degree in history and Russian studies and is heading to Russia on a Fulbright scholarship. She will spend the 2016–17 academic year teaching English and learning all she can about Russian culture.
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Four UT students have been awarded Fulbright US Student Program Grants for 2016–17.
Four doctoral students have been selected to be a part of the 2016 National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
Four UT students have received US Department of State Critical Language Scholarships to travel abroad and spend ten weeks studying critical-needs languages this summer.
Two UT seniors are packing their bags for a year of study abroad, thanks to the Whitaker International Program.
Three UT students have received Fulbright Student Program grants to further their studies abroad.
Three UT doctoral students have been selected to be a part of the 2015 National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
Two UT juniors—Benjamin Brock and Adam LaClair—have been named 2015 Goldwater Scholars.
R. J. Vogt, a Haslam Scholar and senior in the College Scholars program, has won a Princeton in Asia fellowship that will allow him to spend at least a year working at a bilingual newspaper in the country of Myanmar. Vogt, of Nashville will leave in August to work at the Myanmar Times, a weekly newspaper that is transitioning to a daily. He’ll be living in Yangon, the city formerly known as Rangoon.
Weekly, the world gathers around their television to tune in to shows depicting the Oval Office and Washington, D.C., but Julia Ross, a UT senior, was in the heart of the action as an intern in the nation’s capital.