Hannah Banks

“A Reflection of My Fulbright Year” by Hannah Banks   As the first year of my master’s program in Global Health: Research comes to a close at Vrije Universiteit (VU) in Amsterdam, I’m left reflecting on my Fulbright year as it is also ending in just a few short months. Thinking back to the beginning…

Wouter Bodegraven

Wouter Bodegraven The opportunity to come to the U.S. and attend an institution like Columbia University for my Master’s degree, focused on Climate Politics and Economics, is something I never personally held possible, or even thought about for that matter. Imagine my surprise when I got the admissions letter, together with the Fulbright acceptance letter,…

Jennifer Motter

“Archived Travels” by Jennifer Motter I will never forget the first class of my senior seminar at the University of Pittsburgh in 2018. The professor posed a simple question to the class, “why did you decide to become History majors?” For me, the answer was easy. I wanted to study history because knowing the past…

Kendra Gordillo

Kendra Gordillo’s Fulbright experience   Hi all! My name is Kendra, and I’m a 2023-2024 Fulbrighter to the Netherlands. I study Philosophy, Bioethics and Health at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Before pursuing my Master’s here, I studied Genetics with a minor in Philosophy at Clemson University in South Carolina.   My Fulbright experience has been nothing…

Claire Swedberg EU-NATO Seminar 2023

This spring, I had the privilege of attending the EU-NATO Fulbright Seminar! It was a wonderful opportunity to meet distinguished professionals at various EU institutions and to connect with other Fulbright scholars from across the continent! This experience has been one of the highlights of my year in the Netherlands, and I am so grateful…