University announces 5 Fulbright Scholars
The University of South Carolina will be represented abroad by five Fulbright Scholars who will conduct research, study and serve as English teaching assistants.
This year’s scholars and the countries where they will work are Tasneem Akil Anjarwalla, Turkey; Karla Hoppmann Buru, Romania; Julia Anna Grasso, Germany; Juliana Elyse Jordan, Russia; and Matthew C. Risher, Germany.
The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to heighten understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. Participants, who are chosen for their academic merit and leadership potential, have the opportunity to study, teach or conduct research in more than 155 countries. Fulbright scholars at USC this past academic year represented Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Germany, Lesotho, Madagascar, Pakistan, Russia, Senegal, Spain, and Turkey.