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An FLTA's experience in the pandemic: teaching online and in person
Alums

An FLTA's experience in the pandemic: teaching online and in person

The 2020–21 program year was unique in many ways. For FLTA Helene Knabl, pandemic-related measures resulted in a hybrid Fulbright experience that saw her teaching online and in person.
The interviewer's perspective
Alums

The interviewer's perspective

What do interviewers who have themselves had a Fulbright grant look for during interviews with potential Austrian Fulbright students? Three alums who sat on the Austrian Fulbright Student Program interview panels share their thoughts on how their Fulbright experience informs their assessment of candidates and what traits future Fulbrighters should have.
Editorial: 70 years of bright minds. Celebrating the 70th anniversary of Fulbright Austria’s first academic exchange
Editorial

Editorial: 70 years of bright minds. Celebrating the 70th anniversary of Fulbright Austria’s first academic exchange

Executive director Hermann Agis shares some words on the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the first academic exchange.
Interview with Nick Cullather
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Interview with Nick Cullather

Read our brief interview with 2020–21 US Fulbright scholar Nick Cullather.
New Alum Advisory Panel Members
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New Alum Advisory Panel Members

Please join us in welcoming nine new and three returning Alum Advisory Panel members.
Editorial: Spring—Full of new beginnings.
Editorial

Editorial: Spring—Full of new beginnings.

Hermann Agis talks about spring and all the excitement in the air for the program participants of this academic year and the upcoming one.
"14 Days, 7 Travel Grants" donation drive
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"14 Days, 7 Travel Grants" donation drive

Help us raise money to finance travel grants for future Fulbrighters.
2021 Tax Workshop
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2021 Tax Workshop

Our US program participants gained insight into filing their US taxes while abroad.
Fulbright Austria Diversity Panel
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Fulbright Austria Diversity Panel

Watch our diversity panel, in which representatives of Fulbright alum-led organizations share their experiences with us to help us improve our programs.
Our 2020–21 US scholars are starting to arrive
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Our 2020–21 US scholars are starting to arrive

We asked our incoming US scholars to talk about their grant activities over the coming months to gain insight into what they'll be doing in Austria. We share here four responses—and we're looking forward to all the exciting projects our entire 2020–21 cohort of US Fulbright scholars will undertake in the coming months!
Thanksgiving donations and BMBWF matching funds
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Thanksgiving donations and BMBWF matching funds

Read about our successful 2020 Thanksgiving fundraising campaign and about exciting news from the BMBWF!
Serve on the Fulbright Austria Alum Advisory Panel
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Serve on the Fulbright Austria Alum Advisory Panel

Learn more about a unique way to support Fulbright Austria
Fulbright Austria's new "Alum Chat" webinar series
Partners & Friends Alums

Fulbright Austria's new "Alum Chat" webinar series

Fulbright Austria announces the Alum Chats 2021 webinar series
Editorial: Welcome to 2021—Full of hope
Editorial

Editorial: Welcome to 2021—Full of hope

Our executive director, Hermann Agis, rings in the new year, a year he believes will be full of hope.
New Fulbright Austria staff member: Sophie Thiel, MSc
Partners & Friends Alums

New Fulbright Austria staff member: Sophie Thiel, MSc

Meet our newest team member!
Fulbright Austria office closed for holidays
Partners & Friends Alums

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
Partners & Friends Alums

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
Partners & Friends

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
Alums

Logo Competition Winners

The results are in—take a look at the winning logos!