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Fulbright fellowship

Save the Fulbright

Some of you may have heard that the U.S. State Department is threatening to cut $30 million from the Fulbright budget. This figure amounts to .06 percent of the proposed State Department budget—in other words, it’s peanuts—and yet it would devastate programs in countries such as Denmark. And lest you think the Fulbright is just some junket for tenured professors, the 10 or so Fulbright scholars currently here with me in Denmark are doing innovative research only made possible by being a Fulbright in Denmark. A few examples:  Read more