Global experiences can be poignant, funny, uplifting and sometimes unsettling.
“The river was deciding when I was going to breathe and when I was going to get wet,” said Brandon Marshall, a master’s student in the School of Natural Resources and Environment, on his rafting experience in Costa Rica.
Popular Mechanics magazine will this month present a Breakthrough Innovator Award to Dr.
Fulbright U.S. Student grantees
The 2013-2014 U-M Fulbright U.S. Student grantees, degrees*, colleges/schools (and departments), project countries, and projects include:
• Ruben Adery, B.A., LSA (Linguistics, Spanish); Brazil; English teaching assistantship.
Fulbright grants — one of the U.S. government’s most prestigious awards — were given to 33 students from U-M campuses for the 2013-14 academic year, funding their studies, research or teaching overseas for six to 12 months, officials said Monday.
A University of Michigan expert on global human rights policy has launched a new website that explores the development of human rights standards and advocacy.
At different points in her life, Do-Hee Morsman has been a citizen of South Korea, Canada and the United States. She appreciates all three cultures and hopes her children will, too.
“As biracial children of an international couple, they are going to have to learn to embrace the various sources of their heritage,” Morsman says.
President Mary Sue Coleman wants to ensure that more students travel abroad to experience other cultures firsthand, seek solutions to world problems and learn to thrive in a dynamic global environment.
The historic launch next month of the university’s boldest-ever capital campaign and the celebration of its bicentennial in 2017 will both draw on U-M’s strengths and past achievements, while focusing on the Michigan of tomorrow.