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Niko McCarty
4/28/2017

UI student receives a Fulbright U.S. Student Program Partnership Award for graduate study to the United Kingdom

Recognizing that science, at its core, is an international effort, Nicholas McCarty will use his Fulbright Program Partnership Award grant to conduct research on a global stage and foster collaborations with European scientists in the United Kingdom. McCarty’s ultimate goal is to make intensive drug production processes much less expensive in an effort to expand access for cardiovascular disease patients.
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Ian Dunshee
4/26/2017

UI student receives a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award for research to Martinique

The UI honors seminar that Ian Dunshee attended his freshman year set the stage for his future research and Fulbright award. Combining his interests in anthropology and geospatial technology, Dunshee hopes to pave the way for tourism, education, preservation, and research in the French islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe in the Lesser Antilles.
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Victor Diaz
4/26/2017

UI student receives a Fulbright U.S. Student Program English Teaching Assistantship award to Mexico

Victor Diaz understands the importance of learning languages and understanding culture. As a 2017-18 Fulbright finalist, he looks forward to encouraging students in Mexico to create original works of theatre and identify with the English language. Diaz studied abroad in India through the India Winterim program, and has since continued to pursue his desire to become an educator.
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Benjamin bush
4/26/2017

UI student receives a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award in creative writing to Bulgaria

Following a longstanding interest in international relations, Ben Bush became interested in applying for a Fulbright after visiting Bulgaria for a conference on fiction-writing last summer. He was recently awarded a Fulbright award to live in Bulgaria and continue his work as a writer. In addition to teaching at Sofia University and running workshops, Bush will examine the exodus of Bulgarian youth and incorporate the impact into the draft of his novel.
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