San Diego Chapter of the Fulbright Association

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Alumni Profile: Stephen Cottrell

Alumni Profile: Stephen Cottrell

The English novelist George Orwell best captured my first experience in Vietnam with his penetrating words, “If the war didn’t kill you it was bound to start you thinking.” Having survived the former, I became a huge fan of the latter. It can be safely assumed that... read more
Career Corner: Using Summer Wisely

Career Corner: Using Summer Wisely

The summer is upon us.  Life naturally takes on a different rhythm during this season. The days are longer, and this frequently leads to a burst of energy in the evening. We also tend to socialize more, often around holidays like Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day... read more
Announcing: New Logo

Announcing: New Logo

We are excited to share important news affecting the Fulbright community worldwide. On the 22nd of May, the Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board unveiled a rebranding of the Fulbright Program, with a new logo and mission-driven... read more
Nan Rides for Fulbright

Nan Rides for Fulbright

“My Fulbright in 2010 in Ireland was an outstanding experience,” says Nan McEntire. “I want to make sure that Fulbright continues to provide a strong and viable professional program for teachers and scholars throughout the world.” Many... read more
April 2019: Advocacy Update

April 2019: Advocacy Update

Fulbrighters love a challenge.  We imagined an adventure overseas (which also means coming to the U.S.) as an optimistic act of discovery and diplomacy.  We then tackled the unexpected problems of living that adventure, and then we returned, eager to give back to the... read more
In Memory of Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick

In Memory of Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick

It is not the custom of this newsletter to mark the passing of Fulbrighters.  Perhaps we should, as the world is diminished each time we lose a member of our extraordinary community.  But sometimes, that loss is so painful, when that person is young, that we should... read more