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Discovering the World, and Herself, in Malaysia

As Hannah took part in unforgettable adventures like a trek through the jungle, she realized that the experience was changing her in ways she’d never expected. She was becoming more patient, more likely to experiment, and less likely to judge others. But most importantly, her need to communicate overcame everything.

First Sports Envoys with Disabilities Travel to China to Advance Disability Rights and Inclusion

Addressing the rights and inclusion of persons with disabilities in China has emerged as a significant foreign policy issue in the twenty-first century. Dr. Becky Clark and Dr. Woodson- Smith made a historical trip serving as the first ever disabled sports envoys to travel on behalf of the State Department to Guangzhou, China.

Fulbright Alumnus Leads Train of Entrepreneurial “Millennials” across the United States

For Patrick Dowd, the most pivotal moment of his 2010-11 Fulbright scholarship was his time spent on a crowded train in India.

Using Music and Conversation to Reach Students on the Black Sea

David, an English Language Fellow at the National Technical University in Sevastopol, Ukraine teaches English to international students, helping them to “be critical, creative, and compassionate global citizens.”

Discovering Chinese Culture through Music

Vanessa studied Chinese the summer of 2012 in Suzhou, China as a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) participant and was introduced to a whole new world.

Mastering Language, Translating Culture

Georgia native Evangelista traveled to Suzhou, China during the summer of 2012 to study Chinese as a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) participant.

Lasting Friendships in the Middle East

The diversity of the U.S. is a phenomenon I have yet to see anywhere else and visiting our country gives an inside snapshot of the world. People should feel comfortable knowing that they are welcome here.

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