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Fulbrighter Elected to Two US Academies
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Fulbrighter Elected to Two US Academies

Read more about Fulbright Austria alum Thomas Henzinger, PhD, and his accomplishments.
Fulbrighter Named Head of Constitutional Service in Austrian Government
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Fulbrighter Named Head of Constitutional Service in Austrian Government

In April 2020, a new Fulbrighter was named head of a directorate general in the Austrian Federal Chancellery.
Life in the Time of Corona: Julia Buchholz
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Life in the Time of Corona: Julia Buchholz

2019–20 US teaching assistant Julia Buchholz talks about making the decision to remain in Austria and how she has found comfort in an international community. This story showcases Julia's personal journey in the last weeks.
Life in the Time of Corona: Wolfgang Aschauer
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Life in the Time of Corona: Wolfgang Aschauer

2019–20 Austrian Fulbright scholar Wolfgang Aschauer details the experience he and his family had in the US and while returning to Austria. Wolfgang's story reflects his family's personal experience.
Life in the Time of Corona: Samanike Hengst
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Life in the Time of Corona: Samanike Hengst

2018–20 US teaching assistant Samanike Hengst talks about the stress of traveling during the current crisis and how she is adapting to life back in the US. The story she tells is her personal experience.
Life in the Time of Corona: Tomislav Markovic
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Life in the Time of Corona: Tomislav Markovic

2019–20 FLTA Tomislav "Tommy" Markovic shares the story of first wanting to stay in the US and ultimately deciding to return to Austria. This is Tommy's personal story, which he recounts in his own words.
Life in the Time of Corona: Alexandra Hellenbrand
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Life in the Time of Corona: Alexandra Hellenbrand

Read about 2019–20 US Fulbright scholar Alexandra Hellenbrand’s difficult decision to return to the US during the coronavirus pandemic. The story below is Alexandra's personal experience.
Life in the Time of Corona: Jasmin Baier
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Life in the Time of Corona: Jasmin Baier

2019–20 Austrian Fulbright student Jasmin Baier shares her experience deciding whether to stay in the US or return to Austria. The story shared here is Jasmin's particular experience, written in her own words.
Editorial: Full of challenges. Academic exchange in times of COVID-19
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Editorial: Full of challenges. Academic exchange in times of COVID-19

This is a very challenging situation for everybody in the community and beyond. All of you will have a personal COVID-19 story to tell. As Epictetus once said, “Some things are in our control and others not.” The global situation was not in our program participants' control, but how they have responded to the challenges of COVID-19 was in their control.
Current Information: Coronavirus
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Current Information: Coronavirus

Due to the current situation in Austria, the Fulbright Austria offices are closed to the public. Fulbright Austria will continue to provide our program participants with regular updates via email.
2020 Tax Workshop
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2020 Tax Workshop

US program participants gained insight into filing their US taxes while abroad.
Winter Meet & Greet
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Winter Meet & Greet

Attendees spent the evening socializing with the various generations within the Fulbright Austria community.
Winter 2020 US Fulbright Scholar Orientation
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Winter 2020 US Fulbright Scholar Orientation

Fulbright Austria welcomed sixteen Fulbright scholars from all over the US at the winter 2020 US scholar orientation in Vienna, Austria.
HERstory: A Woman of Color's Journey through Three Countries
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HERstory: A Woman of Color's Journey through Three Countries

In recognition of Black History Month, Fulbright Austria asked current US teaching assistant Jacqueline Audra Robinson to speak about her experience as a woman of color on both sides of the Atlantic.
Presidents' Day: Fulbright Austria Closed
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Presidents' Day: Fulbright Austria Closed

The Fulbright Austria offices will be closed on Monday, February 17, in observance of Presidents' Day.
TU Ball 2020
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TU Ball 2020

Fulbright Austria program participants dressed up and got down on the dance floor at the TU Ball 2020.
Fulbrighters in Austrian Government
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Fulbrighters in Austrian Government

The start of 2020 coincides with the start of a new government in Austria, and Fulbright Austria would like to congratulate two Fulbrighters who have taken up ministerial positions in the government.
A Hatful of Fulbright Stories
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A Hatful of Fulbright Stories

2018–19 Austrian Fulbright scholar Stefan “Steve” Rabitsch spent his grant period researching the history of western hats, an iconic part of American culture. Here he shares insight into his research and his time in the US as a Fulbright scholar.
Diversity: The Religious Experience
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Diversity: The Religious Experience

Diversity has been a particularly important theme at Fulbright Austria for the last year. Diversity covers a host of topics, but one topic that is often overlooked is religion. With that in mind, we asked our American program participants to share their experience practicing their faith in Austria and share them with you in this news item.
Second Impressions, Part One
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Second Impressions, Part One

One always has first impressions of a new place, and while those impressions can solidify, often times they change as we become more acquainted with the new culture and setting. We asked our Austrian program participants to share their first and second impressions of their host institutions and the US cities and states in which they live, and we share four of those stories with you in this post.