Sam Swan, JEM Professor, Awarded Fulbright Grant
Sam Swan, professor of journalism and electronic media and director of internationalization and outreach in the College of Communication and Information, has been awarded a Fulbright Senior Specialist grant to teach this summer at two universities in Ethiopia.
This is the second Fulbright grant Swan has received in the last year. He taught at the University of Zagreb in Croatia last December.
For three weeks in late July and early August, Swan will teach radio journalism to volunteers and students at community radio stations in Hawassa University and Haramaya University.
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Catherine Luther serves as member of the Peer Review Committee for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
Associate Dean and Professor Catherine Luther served as a member of the Council for International Exchange of Scholars’ Communication Peer Review Committee for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program.
From the Fluubright Scholar Program website:
“CIES is responsible for coordinating and conducting the initial screening of Fulbright applications through peer review. A hallmark of the Fulbright Specialist Program, peer review assures that applicants will be evaluated on academic, scholarly and professional criteria. In collaboration with institutions of higher education, professional associations and CIES board members, CIES develops committees that represent academia’s disciplinary, geographic and institutional diversity. The American Council … Read more “Catherine Luther serves as member of the Peer Review Committee for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program”
Swan Awarded Senior Fulbright Specialist Position
Sam Swan, professor and director of internationalization and outreach in the College of Communication and Information , has been awarded a senior Fulbright specialist position. He will be going to the University of Zagreb in Croatia to conduct workshops on TV News in December. Swan has conducted numerous workshops at the university in Croatia over the past ten years. This is his first Fulbright sponsored program.
The Fulbright Specialist Program, the US Department of State’s flagship international exchange program, links US academics and professionals to their counterparts around the world.
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