Summer orientation in Arkansas and first week in Geneva, NY

Voici un extrait du blog d’Emila Gilly, lauréate 2018-19 du programme Fulbright assistant de français à Hobart & William Smith Colleges (état de NY). « Although I cried when I said goodbye to my family at the airport (for the very first time!), my first 10 days in the US couldn’t start off better – after… Lire la suite Summer orientation in Arkansas and first week in Geneva, NY

« It changed my perspective on everything »

Richard Coupe, US 2014-2015 University of Strasbourg “I always thought that I have sympathy for immigrants who come to the US, but I still resented their seemingly inability or lack of wanting to learn English. For god sakes they came to this country the first thing they should do is learn English. But, the first… Lire la suite « It changed my perspective on everything »

« I have an entire life in France (I consider myself half French), which never would have existed without the Franco-American Fulbright Commission. »

Robin Brewer, US Advanced Student, 2001-2002 Engineering Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA-Lyon) « The Changing Microstructure of Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene » There were a lot of unexpected things that happened during my Fulbright, but the least expected (for me) was that I would meet my future husband. I did not entertain a single thought… Lire la suite « I have an entire life in France (I consider myself half French), which never would have existed without the Franco-American Fulbright Commission. »

« My time in Grenoble as a Fulbright Scholar was a highlight of my career. »

Arthur Rodgers, US Researcher, 2009-2010 Université Grenoble I, Joseph Fourier « Improved Understanding of the Effects of Surface Topography on Earthquake Ground Motion in the Grenoble Basin » My time in Grenoble as a Fulbright Scholar was a highlight of my career. Professionally I enjoyed a productive 7 months of focused work in a supportive and stimulating… Lire la suite « My time in Grenoble as a Fulbright Scholar was a highlight of my career. »

« An unforgettable period of my life »

John Clapp, US Researcher, 2009-2010 Les Gobelins, L’école de l’image I am an artist. I lived for four months in a 5th floor walkup studio apartment in the Marais, « commuting » to the Gobelins animation school every morning by walking across the Seine and the Ile Saint-Louis. It snowed (lightly) the morning I arrived, and I… Lire la suite « An unforgettable period of my life »

« My Fulbright year as an exchange teacher was probably the biggest challenge of my life and it was worth every minute! »

Jeanne Johnson, US US Exchange Teacher, 2011 Lycee Docteur Lacroix, Narbonne My Fulbright year as an exchange teacher was probably the biggest challenge of my life and it was worth every minute!  The teacher exchange program was so important because the teachers were in everyday towns and villages as well as big university settings. We… Lire la suite « My Fulbright year as an exchange teacher was probably the biggest challenge of my life and it was worth every minute! »

« an experience that shaped my career as an anthropologist »

Deana Weibel, US Advanced Student, 1998-1999 Anthropology Institut catholique de Toulouse The Fulbright I received in 1998 allowed me to complete important doctoral fieldwork on religious pilgrimage in the tiny village of Rocamadour, France. This location is an area of tourism and pilgrimage from 5 through 10, so staying there from 10 through 6 (when… Lire la suite « an experience that shaped my career as an anthropologist »

« My Fulbright year stands out as one of the most satisfying in my life. »

Nicole Rudolph, US Advanced Student, 2000-2001 Laboratoire de Sciences Sociales, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris My Fulbright year stands out as one of the most satisfying in my life. From in-depth research at the Centre des Archives Contemporaines that led to my book, to workshops with colleagues like Jennifer Tsien, Michael Bosia, Brian Newsome, Amelia Lyons,… Lire la suite « My Fulbright year stands out as one of the most satisfying in my life. »