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Fulbright Day: Mongolia – December 30

Fulbright Mongolia highlighted their amazing alumni and partners and their contributions to foster mutual understanding between the United States and Mongolia, share knowledge across communities, and improve lives around the world.

Fulbright Day: Saudi Arabia – December 29

Mission Saudi Arabia commemorated the Fulbright 75th anniversary through media outreach, social media posts, and alumni receptions to recognize Fulbright alumni achievements.

Fulbright Day: Poland – December 21

To celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Fulbright Program, Fulbright Poland presented a tribute concert honoring the life and memory of pianist and Fulbright Poland alumna Pamela Howland (1956-2021).

Megha Rajagopalan

Megha Rajagopalan harnessed geospatial technology and old-fashioned reporting to expose the scale of the internment of Uighur Muslims in China’s Xinjiang Province. For this piece of groundbreaking journalism Rajagopalan was awarded the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting.

Fulbright Day: France – Postponed

** This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled in 2022. ** Join Fulbright France alumni experts, Columbia University researchers and Institute for Ideas and Imagination artists in an interactive exchange of ideas.

Victor Anthony Lopez-Carmen

Victor Lopez-Carmen’s decision to become a doctor is rooted in his desire to challenge that invisibility and ensure that Indigenous Americans have equal access to health care. Lopez-Carmen is a member of both the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe and the Pascua Yaqui Nation.

Nataly Naser Al Deen

Nataly Naser Al Deen has dedicated herself to the fight against cancer, both as a leading researcher and as the founder of an NGO that encourages fitness for breast cancer survivors. A three-time recipient of U.S. Department of State-funded scholarships, she is currently conducting postdoctoral cancer research.

Leila Cobo

Leila Cobo is a classically trained concert pianist, a novelist, and perhaps her country’s preeminent journalist focusing on Latin Music. As Latin Music has increasingly taken over the U.S. charts, Cobo has been there to document its meteoric rise.

The Future of Fulbright

We asked Fulbright alumni and experts around the world to share their vision of how Fulbright will grow, adapt, and inspire in the years to come. What will the next 75 years bring?

Fulbright Day: Uruguay – December 16

To celebrate Fulbright Program’s 75th Anniversary, the Fulbright Commission in Uruguay hosted an online event to present a short movie with the testimonies of US and Foreign grantees, board members and collaborators of the program.

Fulbright Day: Albania – December 2

During Albania’s Fulbright Day, which coincided with International Education Week, Public Affairs Officers Chad Twitty and Amanda Roberson delivered welcome remarks and highlighted the many contributions of Albanian Fulbright alumni in academia, where a large number hold leadership positions.  

A Message from Dr. Ruth Simmons

Ruth J. Simmons 1967 Fulbright U.S. Student to France Dr. Ruth Simmons is the president of Prairie View A&M University and a former president of Smith College and Brown University, […]