The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program 2020-2021

The Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission announces the annual competition for the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program for Romanian professors, researchers and professionals who have a doctoral degree or equivalent (certified). Grants are available for conducting research and/or lecturing in the U.S. universities.

The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program provides international travel, accident/sickness insurance and a monthly stipend covering accommodation and living expenses.

Read more: The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program 2020-2021

Humphrey Fellow Promotes Quality Improvement in Healthcare

Romanian Humphrey Fellow Vlad Mixich, affiliated with Emory University, organized a field visit on quality improvement in healthcare for six key Romanian healthcare executives and opinion leaders. The group visited five hospitals in Atlanta and had meetings with twenty-four medical doctors, nurses, and engineers who work in patient safety and healthcare quality improvement. Read more at: https://mailchi.mp/iie/humphrey-fellowship-weekly-report-may-6-10-2019
Reflecting on the study visit, Vlad said: "It was a transformational visit for the Romanian team and I know that back home they will start changing things around them. Sharing knowledge is the most powerful change tool we have."

News from Fulbright Scholar Oana Godeanu-Kenworthy

Part of the U.S. Embassy’s outreach events in March, during Women’s Month, Oana Godeanu-Kenworthy, currently Fulbright visiting scholar at the University of Bucharest, met with students from the I. L. Caragiale High-School in Bucharest (March 6), and, via DVC, spoke to high-schoolers in Bacau and Baia Mare (March 26 and 27) at the American Corner at the National Library in Bucharest. The topic of Dr. Godeanu-Kenworthy's lectures was “Influential Women who Changed American History", followed by an interactive section. The high-schoolers enthusiastically brainstormed what type of events, monuments, and actors would best help local communities to learn about, and celebrate, the women who made an impact on Romanian history, and together came up with creative ways to enhance the overall visibility of women in the Romanian national narrative.

Creating an Inclusive Society

Liz Lightfoot, current U.S. Fulbright scholar at the University of Bucharest, was the plenary speaker at the 3rd edition of the NORD - Interdisciplinary Perspectives Conference at the North University Center in Baia Mare. Her talk was titled: “Creating an Inclusive Society: Lessons from Research for the United States and Romania”.

Fulbright Presence at ”1 Decembrie 1918” University in Alba Iulia

Professor Woden Teachout, from Union Institute and University, Cincinnati, Ohio and ETA Fulbright Lecturer Hannah Young, from Ohio State University, current Fulbright grantees at “Lucian Blaga” University in Sibiu, were recently invited to visit ”1 Decembrie 1918” University in Alba Iulia. Dr. Teachout conferenced on "Student Centered Learning: Practical Strategies for an Engaged Classroom", while Hannah Young made a presentation on "The Fulbright Program: An international educational exchange" to a public made up of Romanian and international faculty and students present in Alba Iulia for the International Week of the University.
 

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