The UGRAD Experience: Missouri State University

Ever wondered what life is like on a U.S. campus for your average UGRAD student? Go on a virtual journey with Panamanian UGRAD Evelyn Espinoza Yanguez, currently studying at Missouri State University. Get insight into her experience by watching her video (English subtitles provided)!  

Herzlichen Gl├╝ckwunsch (Congratulations) Hong Khai Loh!

by Hong Khai Loh, University of Wyoming Selected as the Bayer Young Environmental Envoy finalist representing Malaysia, I was given the chance to travel to Germany for a one-week study trip to observe the best environmental practices by people, government and industry from November 10-15, 2013. Prior to receiving the honor, I went through a rigorous selection process which included …

Alumni Updates: Mongolia and Malaysia

The Malaysian Global UGRAD alumni from 2012-13 organized a retreat for the new batch of UGRADers in Kuala Lumpur. They joined the new batch for their Pre-Departure Orientation organized by the Malaysian American Commission on Educational Exchange (MACEE). With them in this photo below (third from left) is Fulbright Program Officer Ms. Kalis.

The NBA Dream

Baseball may be this country’s pastime, but Program Teams have noticed a trend – UGRAD students love the NBA. Cultural Enrichment Allowance Applications often noted your desires to sit in the stands of a professional basketball game. Xiaole Han is a super-fan and was a fall semester Geology student at North Dakota State University. Read excerpts from his NBA experience …

Making a Difference through Music

Andrea Mendez Colmenares, a fall-semester Venezuelan UGRAD studying medicine at the University of Wyoming, volunteered at a local hospice for her community service hours. Andrea played guitar for residents on several occasions, which allowed her to combine her passion for music, working with the elderly, and cognitive disorders in a meaningful way. This experience has inspired her to create similar …