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Roger Rosenblatt: The Writing Life

On May 14, 2021, the Fulbright Program hosted a virtual event celebrating the life and career of Roger Rosenblatt, a 1965 Fulbright U.S. Student to Ireland and a writer, professor, Emmy Award winner, and Peabody Award winner.

Fulbright Day: Georgia – June 3

On June 3, 2021, the U.S. Embassy Tbilisi celebrated the illustrious international company of the Fulbright Program alumni and the 75th anniversary of the program with a full day of events.

Fulbright Day: Colombia – June 1

For their Fulbright Day, Colombia held a conference titled “Challenges Faced by Women in Public: Lessons, Knowledge, and Paths to Overcome the Setbacks Caused by Covid-19.”

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Fulbright: Advancing Opportunities

As the Fulbright Program celebrates its 75th anniversary, it is important to acknowledge the role that Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have played in expanding access to Fulbright awards.

Fulbright Day: Tunisia – May 20

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Program, the U.S. Embassy in Tunis organized a reception with a small group of Fulbright alumni and a larger group of alumni over Zoom at the Cultural Affairs Officer’s home on May 20.

National Park Week: Explore Crater Lake National Parks

In celebration of National Park Week and the U.S. Department of State’s historic partnership with the National Park Service, the Fulbright Program hosted a virtual event exploring Crater Lake National Park on April 23rd, 2021. Read the recap and watch the recording here.

Muhammad Yunus

Dr. Muhammad Yunus’ lifelong dedication to empowering the world’s poor made him one of his generation’s most celebrated economists and the recipient of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize (jointly awarded with Grameen Bank).

William Tan

For Dr. William Tan, any challenge represents an opportunity, not an obstacle. A physician, record-breaking Paralympian, author, motivational speaker, and cancer survivor, his extraordinary life is a testament to the power of perseverance and helping others.

Na Eng

Na Eng’s passion for telling stories has taken her on a remarkable journey around the world as a news and documentary producer and back home to Minnesota, where she is now the Communications Director at the McKnight Foundation, a major philanthropic organization.

Advancing Opportunity at Home and Abroad

More than a simple recognition of academic and professional achievement, a Fulbright award is an acknowledgement of the power of participants to effect change in their host and home communities. Alumni return from the Fulbright experience ready to spread their newfound knowledge and use their successes as inspiration for the next generation.

Jennifer Lee

What does it mean to be Asian American? Dr. Jennifer Lee, an award-winning author, researcher, and lecturer, has dedicated her life to addressing this question, and works to promote opportunity for all in the Asian diaspora.

Fulbright Impact in the Field: Climate Change and Environmental Justice

The Fulbright Impact in the Field: Climate Change and Environmental Justice panel convened scientists, researchers, and other professionals involved in combating climate change. Read key takeaways from the panel here, and watch the recording.