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New Fulbright Austria staff member: Sophie Thiel, MSc
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New Fulbright Austria staff member: Sophie Thiel, MSc

Meet our newest team member!
Fulbright Austria office closed for holidays
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Fulbright Austria office closed for holidays

Fulbright Austria will be closed for holiday from 24 December 2020 to 3 January 2021.
Fulbright Austria holds virtual Thank Fulbright – Thanksgiving
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Fulbright Austria holds virtual Thank Fulbright – Thanksgiving

Fulbright Austria virtually celebrates its fourth annual Thank Fulbright – Thanksgiving virtually on 1 December 2020.
Thoughts on the Terrorist Attack
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Thoughts on the Terrorist Attack

Following the terrorist attack in Vienna, we reached out to our 2020–21 USTAs living in and around Vienna to make sure they were safe. One of them, Jacquelyn Olson, also briefly shared her thoughts on the attack with us.
Moving Abroad in a Pandemic
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Moving Abroad in a Pandemic

Getting to one’s host country in the midst of a pandemic is, to put it mildly, no easy task. We asked two members of our 2020–21 cohort, US teaching assistant Allison Gilmore and Austrian teaching assistant Beatrix Schimek, to share their experiences preparing for their time abroad and arriving in their respective host country.
Logo Competition Winners
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Logo Competition Winners

The results are in—take a look at the winning logos!
Editorial: 2020–21: Hope for the Future – A November Statement
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Editorial: 2020–21: Hope for the Future – A November Statement

After the terror attack in Vienna and in the midst of a pandemic, Hermann Agis discusses the sources of his hope for the future.
In Conversation about Diversity
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In Conversation about Diversity

Fulbright Austria is looking at ways to turn talk about diversity into action. Join us as the alum-led organizations started by Fulbrighters for Fulbrighters take over our Instagram account and participate in a panel discussion about diversity.
After Fulbright: The International Horn Project
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After Fulbright: The International Horn Project

Fulbright Austria alum Melissa Danas has curated a project titled "The International Horn Project" as a way to connect with musicians around the world during the COVID-19 crisis—and to continue making music for all to enjoy.
2020–21 IIE Centennial Fellowship
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2020–21 IIE Centennial Fellowship

Learn more about and apply for the IIE Centennial Fellowship.
Moving Abroad with Family
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Moving Abroad with Family

Moving to another country to participate in a program can be a complicated but rewarding experience. 2018–20 USTA Max Binder shares their personal experience of moving to Austria with their husband.
Editorial: Bright minds are needed more than ever
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Editorial: Bright minds are needed more than ever

Fulbright Austria executive director talks about COVID-19, diversity, our connection to the generations of Fulbrighters that have come before, and the bright minds the Fulbright Program and the world at large need in the years to come.
Life in the Time of Corona: Paul Schweinzer
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Life in the Time of Corona: Paul Schweinzer

2019–20 Austrian Fulbright scholar Paul Schweinzer talks about how COVID-19 affected his time as a Fulbright scholar in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Life in the Time of Corona: Maria Sanchez
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Life in the Time of Corona: Maria Sanchez

2018–19 combined grantee and 2019–20 USTA Maria Sanchez tells us what is was like thinking she might have COVID-19 and the processing of getting tested.
Annual Fulbright Prize in American Studies
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Annual Fulbright Prize in American Studies

Apply now for the Annual Fulbright Prize in American Studies.
Fulbright Austria Turns 70
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Fulbright Austria Turns 70

The executive director and the honorary co-chairs of Fulbright Austria as well as the rector of the University of Innsbruck share video messages to celebrate Fulbright Austria turning 70.
70th Anniversary: A Special Announcement
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70th Anniversary: A Special Announcement

Executive director Hermann Agis shares some words to mark the 70th anniversary of the agreement that established Fulbright Austria.
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.