Alan Fryar of UK’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences was recently awarded the prestigious Fulbright Program scholarship by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Fryar will be studying the influence of climate change on spring flows in Morocco’s Middle Atlas Mountains.
Mary Kate Elliott, from Elizabethtown, Ky., has been selected for a place at a Fulbright Summer Institute to study at Nottingham-Trent University in Nottinghamshire, England.
Sponsored by the United States Department of State, and the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program, which provides funding to undertake graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching.
Four students from the University of Kentucky have been selected as recipients of Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships. The UK recipients are among 1,900 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad for the 2013-2014 academic year through the prestigious program.
Two A&S students, Amanda Gatewood (English) and Veronica Miranda (Anthropology) to receive Fullbright Scholarships.
The UK College of Arts and Sciences will see two of its professors, Richard Schein and Sue Roberts, travel to Finland on Fulbright Scholarships throughout the 2012-2013 school year.
Mohammed Saeed, a Fulbright Scholar in UK's Department of Statistics pursuing a master's in public health in UK's College of Public Health will give an insider's perspective on the past, present and future of Iraq at UK next week.
The University of Kentucky was recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education this week as a top producer of U.S. Fulbright Scholars for 2011-12 academic year, with five recipients as of Oct. 7.
Allison Harnish is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Anthropology. Harnish recently received a Fulbright Grant for her research on the environmental and economic ramifications of displacement and resettlement along the Zambezi River in Zambia. In particular, Harnish focuses on how women and children have been affected by these changes.
A&S students dominate the list of recent Fulbright recipients.