The 乔治亚大学 once again hit double digits
Of the 12, nine were able to take advantage of the opportunity. Four received academic and arts grants, and five will be teaching English.
“We are proud of the 12 students who received offers and are excited for the nine who are able to participate,” said Maria de Rocher, assistant director of the 荣誉计划
Four UGA students and alumni received 富布赖特 academic and arts grants. They are listed below with their study concentrations, host countries and UGA degree information.
Andrew Bonanno of Tivoli, New York, is a Ph.D. student in anthropology. He will spend his 富布赖特 year in Sierra Leone studying land tenure change and economic well-being.
Vineet Raman of Marietta graduated in May with bachelor’s degrees in 生物学, Spanish and Latin American and Caribbean studies. He will be heading to India to research health inequities among tribal populations in southern Karnataka.
Five alumni received 富布赖特 English teaching assistantship awards. They are listed below alphabetically with their host countries and UGA degree information.
France: Magali Lapu of Atlanta graduated in May with bachelor’s degrees in French and international affairs. She will teach at Lycée Robert Doisneau in Grand Lyon and hopes to include conversations about race and social justice in her curriculum.
Germany: Kavi Pandian of Tucker graduated in May with bachelor’s degrees in economics and sociology. The recipient of a Diversity Program placement, he will be assigned to a school with a significant number of minority or refugee students.
Turkey: Dorothy Rau of Atlanta graduated in May with bachelor’s degrees in international affairs and Arabic. She hopes to get involved with the local artistic community while in Turkey and use her theater background to engage her students in the classroom.
More information about the 富布赖特 U.S. Student Program is available at //us.fulbrightonline.org/.
Photos and more information about the students and their travel-study plans are available at //honors.uga.edu/news/s_p/fulbright-profiles.html.