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Nebraska faculty preps international Fulbright scholars

More than a dozen University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty and campus leaders spent the summer helping international Fulbright scholars strengthen skills — from writing to public speaking to technology — for academic pursuits in the United States.

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Global Studies hosts an event on applying for International Affairs Fellowships at Nebraska

Are you interested in foreign service and diplomacy? Consider applying for Charles B. Rangel and Thomas R. Pickering Fellowships.

This Skype session will take place on Thursday, August 23rd 11AM-12PM in Nebraska Union Georgian Suite and will be led by Lily Lopez-McGee Director of Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship. She will be providing more information on each program as well as helpful information on how to make your application stand out.  Applications for both fellowships (including Rangel Undergraduate International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program) are DUE in MID-SEPTEMBER.  Therefore attending this event will help you get that application submitted on time.

Please RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/2225072334429236/


The Rangel Program is a U.S. State Department program administered by Howard University that seeks to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers as diplomats in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State. The program seeks individuals interested in helping to shape a freer, more secure and prosperous world through formulating, representing, and implementing U.S. foreign policy. The Program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need. 

The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program is a program funded by the U.S. Department of State, administered by Howard University, that attracts and prepares outstanding young people for Foreign Service careers in the U.S. Department of State. It welcomes the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the State Department, women, and those with financial need. Based on the fundamental principle that diversity is a strength in our diplomatic efforts, the program values varied backgrounds, including ethnic, racial, social, and geographic diversity.

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Mandela fellows forge global partnerships at Nebraska

Jennifer Achiro traveled 8,200 miles to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln with a determination to help her home country. But, for the Ugandan native, the path to do so was not very clear.

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Five Nebraska faculty named Fulbright Scholars

A record number of University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty have been named Fulbright scholars during the 2018-19 academic year.

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'Color and Contour' showcases French quilts

The International Quilt Study Center and Museum is shedding light on historical French quiltmaking traditions in “Color and Contour: Provençal Quilts and Domestic Objects.

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19 Huskers earn Gilman Scholarship to study abroad

Nineteen University of Nebraska-Lincoln undergraduate students have earned Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships. The awards will allow the students to study abroad during the summer 2018 term.

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Moze-Kadavy, Villota earn Boren Scholarship

University of Nebraska–Lincoln students Dana Moze-Kadavy and Victoria Villota have earned the National Security Education Program's Boren Scholarship to study critical languages abroad.

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Yazidi advocate takes unlikely path to Husker master's degree

Language and learning have often led University of Nebraska-Lincoln student Hadi Pir down paths of danger and uncertainty. On May 4, they will lead him across the stage of Pinnacle Bank Arena, where he will receive a master’s degree in education.

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Nebraska sets record with 16 Fulbright winners

A record 16 University of Nebraska–Lincoln students have earned Fulbright awards for the 2018-19 academic year. The university could extend that record as two students are waiting to hear the outcome of their Fulbright applications.

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Three Huskers earn Critical Language Scholarships

Three University of Nebraska–Lincoln students have received U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships for summer 2018.

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