Feature Story



U.S. Fulbrighter reflects on his Fulbright experience

Martin Lynch, U.S. Fulbrighter in Kazan 2014-15, was featured in the University of Rochester's story on reflections by faculty members on their Fulbright experiences.
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U.S. Embassy Grants

U.S. Embassy continues to provide financial support to various projects to strengthen and develop relations between the United States and Russia, in particular within two main grant programs: the Request an American Expert or Cultural Group and the Public Diplomacy Grant.
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FFDP 2019-20

On August 7-10, 2019 the IIE Headquarters in New York hosted this year's seminar for participants of the Fulbright Faculty Development Program (FFDP) 2019-20.
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Photo Exhibition by Mikhail Bochkarev

The photo exhibition "This is America", supported by the Fulbright Small Grants program, will launch at the “ETAZHI Loft Project” on Ligovsky Pt. 74 in St. Petersburg and will run from October 24th to November 3rd, 2019. The exhibition will feature photography by Mikhail Bochkarev, alum of the Fulbright Visiting Scholar program 2012-13, who was a researcher at the Laboratory for the Study of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms in Chicago, USA. Mikhail is a member of the Union of Photographers of Russia, winner of a number of Russian and international photo competition; he currently works as a senior researcher in somnology at the Almazov National Medical Research Centre.

American Center Support Program for Alumni Projects

The U.S. Embassy, in partnership with the American Center in Moscow, is pleased to announce a new opportunity for alumni of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs. The American Center Support Program for Alumni Projects provides financial support to individuals, teams, or organizations to carry out public service projects that utilize skills and knowledge they have gained through their exchange experiences. The applicants do not necessarily need to reside in Moscow and can implement projects under American Center overall guidance in their home regions.
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Grantee Story: Christianna Bonin

Christianna Bonin is an alumna of the Fulbright U.S. Student program 2016-2017 and a PhD candidate in the History, Theory, and Criticism of Architecture and Art program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA). She recently held an Alfa Fellowship at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow (2018-19) and is now a fellow at the Clark Art Institute (Williamstown, MA). The Moscow Fulbright office spoke with Christianna in a recent interview.
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XХII Fulbright Humanities Summer School

XХII Fulbright Humanities Summer School "National Classics in Global Transit: New Challenges for Literary Studies" took place in State Museum of L. N. Tolstoy, on June 24-26, 2019. The school was organized by Tatyana Venediktova, alumna of the Fulbright Visiting Scholar program of 1994-1995 and 2012-2013.
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Screening of Galina Evtushenko's Documentaries

Galina Evtushenko, alumna of the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program 2017-18, is an unstoppable creative force. Last year we covered her films' screenings in several American unviersities. Since finalizing her grant and returning to Russia, Galina has presented more of her films in Moscow, and they were lauded both by the general public and the professionals.
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CCAS 2019

From March 30 to April 13 this year, the Fulbright program office was hosting another Community College Administrators Seminar (CCAS) delegation, that arrived in Russia for two weeks to represent the U.S. community colleges. As always, the delegation was focused on learning more about the higher and secondary vocational education in Russia, as well as establishing partnerships with Russian universities and colleges.
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Fulbright Program Helps Build Partnerships & Launch Rockets

CCAS 2018 Program alum and North Seattle College President Warren Brown is signing a formal partnership between the college and Amur State University, which already has resulted in a students' collaboration reaching into outer space.
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"Traditions of Science Mediatization in Russia in a Global Context"

Yulia Balashova, Alumna of the Fulbright Scholar Program 2016-17 and Professor at Saint Petersburg State University, recently published her book "Traditions of Science Mediatization in Russia in a Global Context".
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"The Nature of Faith in Ulan-Ude" by Gabriela Bulisova, U.S. Fulbrighter in Irkutsk

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FFDP 2018-19: Impact & Results

In mid-January 2019, grantees of the FFDP 2018-19 program returned to Russia. For five months they were developing or improving newly designed academic courses for their home universities, which will be or are already being implemented into their curricula.
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Fulbrighters & Their Projects: Closing 2018

Now, as the the traditional academic year is moving towards its end, here is part two of our overview of what current and past Fulbrighters have been up to over the year 2018, regarding their Fulbright projects and also in terms of sharing their experience both locally and globally.
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Disappearing Earth

Julia Phillips, alumna of the Fulbright program for U.S. students and researchers of 2011-2012, is about to release her first novel titled DISAPPEARING EARTH, inspired by her Fulbright research year in Kamchatka.
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Alumni Small Grants: Closing 2018

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Many Returns of the Fulbright Faculty Development Programme

Andrei Ptitsyn, FFDP 2016-17 alumnus, has been developing international relationships and cooperation since his return to Russia, as well as actively engaging in contributing new content to curricula of the universities he teaches at.
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U.S. Education Week (February 9–17, 2019)

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Alumni Salons: Summing Up 2018

Year 2018 has brought Fulbright alumni together on many occasions. Summer schools, round tables, exhibitions and local gatherings supported by the Fulbright Small Grants Program - all of these have been arranged by Fulbrighters all around Russia. In Moscow, Fulbrighters had a chance to meet on a larger scale, during the 45th Anniversary Conference, as well as in a smaller environment of evening salons at the Fulbright office. Alumni salons were created as a more private, more chamber-like alternative to formal meetings, which gives the Fulbrighters an additional platform to catch up on each other's projects and aspirations.
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Past Feature Stories

Past Fulbright Program Presentations

2017 Fulbright Presentations

2016 Fulbright Presentations

2015 Fulbright Presentations

2014 Fulbright Presentations

2013 Fulbright Presentations

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