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Jul 15, 2019

High Tech in The Steel City

By Mr. Thomsen-Wolf - I still remember the day in November 2017 when I received the acceptance email from the German Fulbright commission vividly—first, the unbelieving double checking (quintuple actually, but I’m not going to admit this officially), then the happiness and sending screenshots of said email to friends and family, and finally the start of frantic planning.

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Jul 11, 2019

Authentic American Campus Life in New England

By Katrin Nöbauer - Mein Auslandssemester in den USA wäre ohne die deutsch-amerikanische Fulbright Kommission wahrscheinlich überhaupt nicht zustande gekommen: Sie unterstützt mich nicht nur finanziell durch ein Reisestipendium, sondern hat mich durch das Fulbright Summer Institute 2017 auch letztendlich davon überzeugt, mich auf den Austauschplatz an der Fitchburg State University zu bewerben.

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Jul 09, 2019

An English teaching assistant in the Bavarian Forest

By John Ryan Isaacson - I’m an English teaching assistant in the Bavarian Forest. If you don’t know where that is (I sure didn’t last April), it is a forest in Niederbayern that borders the Czech Republic. I’m teaching in three school’s there; primarily the Realschulen in Viechtach and Zwiesel, but I also help out at the Realschule in Regen. Before I came to Germany, I had never heard of these towns. I had heard of Regensburg, which is the closest Germany city… but it’s an hour and a half ride with the Waldbahn.

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Jul 08, 2019

Immersive dance project to premiere in Berlin

Fulbright research goes on stage - Fulbright Artist and Scholar Carly Lave ('18-'19) premieres her Fulbright research project Golem, an immersive dance project using motion capture technology and Virtual Reality to stage a dance between the physical stage and virtual stage.

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Jun 13, 2019

Congratulations to our journalism program alumna!

Congratulations! - Madeleine Schwartz, a 2016 Berlin Capital Program alumna, has won the 2019 European Press Prize – the biggest journalism prize in Europe – for writing on transatlanticism and German-American relations.

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Jun 06, 2019

Ein Jahr mit Fulbright

Von Robin Hüppe - Mein Jahr am UC Berkeley Campus war meine erste Erfahrung als Teil des Fulbright-Networks. Fulbright hat mich nicht nur durch das Jahr begleitet, sondern auch meine persönliche sowie professionelle Weiterentwicklung in Kalifornien mitgefördert.

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May 28, 2019

Bringing Hawaii, USA to Cottbus, Germany

By Uy-Di Nancy Le - “The destination is less important than the path you took to get there. Enjoy the journey and be able to look back without feeling lost where you are.” is a personal philosophy of mine. As my time in Cottbus comes closer to the end, I find myself already looking back and re-living such incredible memories. 

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May 23, 2019

My Year of Luck

By Jeremy Connor - “Your luck’s gotta run out sometime” – a sentence that would fit a cheesy cartoon villain perfectly and one that I’ve said about my situation in Germany more than once this year.

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May 07, 2019

Mein ewiges Fulbright Abenteuer

Von Benita Pungwe - Die wundervolle Erfahrung, die ich im Sommerstudium mit Fulbright vor vier Jahren hatte, erweckte den Wunsch bei mir für einen längeren Zeitraum in den USA zu studieren. Aus diesem Grund habe ich meine Chancen gewagt und mich für das Jahresstipendium beworben.

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Apr 30, 2019

Forschen unter besten Bedingungen

Von Daniel Männle - Zwischen Oktober 2018 und März 2019 studierte ich im Fulbright-Doktorandenprogramm an der Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, CA, einem der renommiertesten ozeanographischen Forschungsinstitute weltweit.

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