19 UNC Students Awarded Fulbrights for Global Research, Teaching

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19 UNC Students Awarded Fulbrights for Global Research, Teaching


(Chapel Hill, N.C. – August 20, 2014) – Nineteen students and recent graduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants. The grants are for self-designed research and study projects or to teach English abroad during the 2014-2015 academic year. This is the highest number of Fulbright grants awarded to UNC students in a single year.


The students study a diverse array of fields at Carolina, including biomedical engineering, computer science and musicology. With a Fulbright, they will complete projects as varied as studying soybean farming in Brazil, studying species conservation in Mongolia and teaching English in Malaysia. Overall, Carolina students will leave their mark in 13 countries across the globe over the next year.


A full list of recipients by North Carolina county and U.S. state is available on the UNC Global website.



UNC Global News Release:http://global.unc.edu/news/19-unc-students-awarded-fulbrights-for-global-research-and-teaching/


UNC Global contact: Katie Bowler Young, (919) 962-4504, kbowler@unc.edu


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