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April 22: Fulbright opportunities in Brazil

Institute for Global Studies hosts webinar to celebrate Brazilian Spring


8:17 a.m., April 16, 2014--The University of Delaware Institute for Global Studies (IGS) will host an informational webinar on Fulbright 0pportunities in Brazil Tuesday, April 22, starting at 2 p.m., in the institute’s conference room in Elliott Hall.

The webinar is part of Brazilian Spring sponsored by IGS. Participants will have an opportunity to enjoy the UDairy Creamery’s sorbet, “Samba de Acai,” the creamery’s first-ever non-dairy frozen treat.

Global Stories

Fulbright awards

Three University of Delaware students and an alumna have received word this spring that they will travel abroad as part of the newest class of Fulbright Student Program award winners.

Peace Corps plans

Two University of Delaware students, John McCarron and Bridgette Spritz, have been selected as Peace Corps volunteers and will serve in Ghana and Rwanda.

Participants also will be able to examine the multitude of opportunities available to teach and conduct research in Brazil through this webinar. The presentation will discuss application processes relevant to the country program, and will highlight examples of successful projects and scholar accomplishments of recent years. 

The program includes four distinguished chair awards, multiple grants for postdoctoral research and over 30 grants in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields through the Fulbright-Brazil Scientific Mobility Program Core and Distinguished Chair awards.

Those who plan to attend can register by emailing Dan Bottomley, IGS associate director for global contracts and grants.

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