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Celebrating a Decade of Global U

As the Office for Global Engagement celebrates ten years of “Connecting U to the World,” we invite you to join us in reminiscing on some of the most memorable moments of the last Global U decade: Bringing the University of Utah to South Korea In 2014, the University of Utah opened its extended campus in […]

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University of Utah announces two Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards for 2023-2024

The University of Utah is pleased to announce that two faculty members have received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar award for the 2023-2024 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Prof. Michael Yu is a member of the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Randy Irmis is Chief Curator and […]

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Four U students receive Fulbright awards for 2023-24

Four University of Utah students have received highly competitive Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board for the 2023-24 academic year. Two additional students are listed as Alternates and will receive the award if an opening is created. Grant recipients are selected based […]

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Taiwan Fulbright Experience Delivers on Dream After Long Delay

Many people can relate to travel plans deferred by the pandemic. For Cheri Daily that meant postponing, not once but twice, the opportunity to follow her Fulbright dream all the way to Taiwan. Daily is the Executive Director of Global Programs and Marketing & Communication for the U Office for Global Engagement and, in 2019, […]

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U Celebrates Selection of 11 Fulbright Semi-Finalists

The University of Utah is proud to announce a record number of Fulbright semi-finalists for the 2023 application cycle; 11 students, including eight undergraduates and three graduate students, have qualified. Not only is this the largest number of semi-finalists in the history of the Fulbright Program at the U, but it represents the highest percentage […]

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ME Student Katie Bezdjian Receives Fulbright Award

Mechanical engineering student Katie Bezdjian has received a Fulbright Award. As part of the award, she will spend a year abroad where she will be studying thermophotovoltaics alongside researchers at the Solar Energy Institute at the Technical University of Madrid in Spain. The Fulbright program is an international educational exchange program designed to build relationships […]

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Miguel Rodriguez awarded Fulbright Scholarship

This story originally appeared in @theU. Miguel Rodriguez, postdoc research associate in the Department of Physics & Astronomy, is ready to pack his bags for travel. Rodriguez has received a Fulbright Scholarship to do research for a year at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel. “Being awarded a Fulbright means getting the opportunity […]

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TOP FULBRIGHT TIPS IN STARTING YOUR APPLICATION

When thinking about applying for a Fulbright award, here are some important tips to consider: Choose a country strategically List what you hope to gain from applying to a specific country, including your familiarity with the language, culture, and history of that country. Would you have more in common and knowledge about a different country? […]

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Fulbright Celebrates 75 Years of Building Bridges

In 1945, as the world was reeling from the aftermath of World War II, James William Fulbright—a U.S. senator from Arkansas—proposed the creation of a program aimed at averting future nuclear wars. The concept was founded in Fulbright’s belief that connecting people from different countries would ultimately foster greater understanding and cooperation between their nations. […]

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Two U Students Receive Fulbright Awards for 2021-2022

Two University of Utah students have received highly competitive Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board for the 2021-2022 academic year. Additionally, one student is designated as an Alternate. Devon Cantwell is a Ph.D. student in Political Science. She received a Fulbright Research Award to conduct research in Vietnam. She will examine how cities […]

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