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Going Away Heuriger June 17, 2016

On June 17, Austrian Fulbright students, scholars and FLTAs spent the afternoon in pre-departure orientation sessions, then met up with the US students and scholars for a going-away party at a traditional Viennese wine tavern (Heurigen).
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Announcement: Media Intern

Fulbright Austria is seeking a media intern to work directly with their social media coordinator.
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70th Anniversary of The Fulbright Program

It's the 70th anniversary of The Fulbright Program! The Fulbright Act that made it possible was signed 70 years ago today and on this festive occasion, our resident historian Dr. Lonnie R. Johnson has summed up the five most important things about the Fulbright Act.
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Fulbright Specialist Robert Trim (Utah Valley University) teaching at St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences

Prof. Robert Trim (Utah Valley University) will be sharing his extensive experience in television, film and the Sundance Film Festival with students at FH St. Pölten this summer through the Fulbright Specialists Program.
New MCI-ASU Dual Degree Master’s Program in Mechatronics and Engineering Physics
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New MCI-ASU Dual Degree Master’s Program in Mechatronics and Engineering Physics

One of the goals for US Scholar Judson Clements (Appalachian State University/MCI) for his Fulbright grant was to implement a dual degree Master's program between the two institutions. The mission of the dual program is to provide graduate education in two-country and two-university environments in order to graduate future interdisciplinary science and engineering experts.
Invitation: Fulbright Lecture US Scholar Christian Renschler, Keys to Integrated Extreme Events Management, June 10, 2016
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Invitation: Fulbright Lecture US Scholar Christian Renschler, Keys to Integrated Extreme Events Management, June 10, 2016

US Fulbright Scholar Christian Renschler (University at Buffalo) will be giving a Fulbright lecture on "Keys to Integrated Extreme Events Management", at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, on June 10, 9 a.m.
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Fulbright Austria Redesign

We unveiled a new website and overall design at the 65th anniversary celebration. The website is straightforward, fresh, and easy to navigate, with a relational red and blue color scheme based on Austria’s Rot-Weiss-Rot and the American Stars and Stripes. The design allows us to emphasize what this program is about: people and partnerships. These bright people and bright partners with whom Fulbright Austria is associated provide the basis for our claim: Full of Bright Minds. It has been a pleasure to connect (or re-connect) with so many of the bright minds in our community over the course of our 65th anniversary year!
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Invitation: Fulbright Alumna Judith Eiblmayr and Iris Meder "Die Stadt als Bühne Von der Hochstraße zur Herrengasse 2000 Jahre Leben in Wien"

Fulbright Alumna Austrian architect and architectural critic Judith Eiblmayr and Iris Meder will give a guided tour of the history of Herrengasse, its building and neighborhood on Thursday, June 9, 6.30 pm.
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Invitation: Exhibition "Encoded Elucidations" works by Heather Beardsley, June 3, 2016

Heather Beardsley's work deals with the aesthetics of data and statistics, whether they are related to American football or geographical renderings. By creating her own languages for visualizing these statistics she allows for their meaning and importance to be reinterpreted.
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Newsletter: 65th Anniversary Special Edition

It's been an exciting year at Fulbright Austria! This special 65th anniversary edition of the newsletter highlights our many anniversary celebrations and the debut of our new design.
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Fulbright Women´s Roundtable presents DI Dr. Judith Eiblmayr "My Home is my Castle: The Legacy of Suburbia" Monday, May 23, 2016

Fulbright Women´s Roundtable presents DI Dr. Judith Eiblmayr (Architect; Fulbright- University of Minnesota Visiting Scholar Alumna) "My Home is my Castle: The Legacy of Suburbia" Monday, May 23, 2016, 6:00 pm Museumsquartier, Raum D 1070 Wien (U2/U3 Volkstheater).
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First alumni UNI Graz and Fulbright Austria gathering in Minnesota together with the Center for Austrian Studies, May 23, 2016

Fulbright Austria and the University of Graz together with the Center for Austrian Studies (University of Minnesota) is inviting Alumni of their programs to a gathering on May 23, 6 p.m., Surly Brewery.
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Fulbright Austria Student Schima Labitsch has been awarded the St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award

Fulbright Austria Student Schima Labitsch has been awarded the St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award for her essay on "Deconstructing growth: The why, what, and how any alternative to growth must consist of." Labitsch is currently enrolled in a graduate program in International Political Economy and Development at Fordham University.
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2016 Photo Contest

US and Austrian ‪‎Fulbright‬ students, scholars, FLTAs and USTAs have submitted beautiful images to the 2016 Fulbright Austria photo contest! Please vote for your favorite by "liking" it on Facebook: the photo that gets the most likes by noon on May 30 will be the winner.
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Constitutive Assembly of the European Association of Study Abroad (EUASA), May 6, 2016

Fulbright Austria is hosting the constitutive assembly of the European Association of Study Abroad (EUASA) on Friday May 6, 2016. EUASA members are the national associations of resident directors of study abroad programs. This is an initiative that fosters collaboration of study abroad providers on a European level, and demonstrates the impact that study abroad students have on the European economy and university landscape.
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Invitation: Talk US Scholar Jacqueline Vansant, Austria Made in Hollywood, May 3, 2016

US Scholar Jacqueline Vansant will be giving a talk on May 3, 2016, 6:30 pm, Amerika Haus.
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Intercountry Lectures 2016

US Scholars are sharing their expertise in guest lectures all over Europe as part of the Intercountry Lecture Program.
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Invitation: Talk US Scholar Douglas Creed, Partnership und the Treaty: Race Relations and Institutional Work in Nursing Organizations, April 22, 2016

US Fulbright Scholar Douglas Creed (The University of Rhode Island/Vienna University of Economics and Business) is giving a talk on "Partnership und the Treaty: Race Relations and Institutional Work in Nursing Organizations" on Tuesday, April 26, 4 pm, WU, Department of Management.
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US Scholar Lee Thomason is giving a keynote speech on Alternative Financial Sources for Innovative Entrepreneurship, IconVienna, April 21

US Scholar Lee Thomason (The Ohio State University/Management Center Innsbruck) is giving a keynote speech for a panel discussion on Alternative Financial Sources for Innovative Entrepreneurship during the 12th European Business & Investment Forum on April 21.
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Celebrating 65 Years of Fulbright Exchanges at the Austrian Cultural Forum in NYC, April 5, 2016

The Austrian Cultural Forum New York hosted a reception for Austrian and US Fulbright grantees and alumni from the metropolitan area as well as friends, associates, and partners of Fulbright Austria to commemorate the 65th anniversary of Fulbright exchanges between Austria and the United States and to acknowledge the generous support of the Craig and Kathryn Hall Foundation for the Fulbright-Hall Distinguished Chair for Entrepreneurship in Central Europe.
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