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 Anna Clark leads a Saturday morning storytelling and poetry workshop with teen boys in Kawangware, a slum in Nairobi. They meet every week for Art Club.
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.
The University of Michigan International Institute (II) advances the exchange of knowledge, ideas, and resources across U-M’s campus and with partnering institutions worldwide. Working actively with its centers and other academic units, the institute expands and enriches instructional programs, advances language study, and provides funding to students and faculty for research and study overseas. The II also brings leading scholars together to address national and international problems and collaborates with other academic units to recruit faculty members with international expertise.
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International seminars engage undergraduates in real global concerns
"Program success would be if students taking these courses get turned on to become more likely to learn new languages, study abroad, take more internationally-oriented courses, and perhaps undertake international careers."
Ken Kollman, II director, in the University Record on the Michigan International Seminars for Undergraduates (MISU) program which is supported and administered by the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs and the International Institute.
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CREES Workshop. "Ardis Publishers and the Russian Literary Canon." 09/20/2013; 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CREES Symposium. "Ann Arbor on the Map of Russian Literature: A Tribute to Carl R. Proffer." 09/21/2013; 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM