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Seven students earn Fulbright honors; others to study abroad

May 11th, 2007

The University of Louisville made a clean sweep of Fulbright honors for 2007-08. The seven students who cleared the U.S. national committee competition in January have been chosen to research and teach abroad.

“This is most unusual, since typically countries receive one-third to one-half as many more recommended candidates from the U.S. national screening committee than they have placements available for in that year,” said Pat Condon, associate director of the university’s Honors Program.

UofL’s Fulbright recipients are:

UofL students have won 19 Fulbrights in five years; of those, the previous maximum number per year was four in both 2004 and 2005. The U.S. Department of State offers the exchange in more than 155 countries.

Additional International Study Awards

Other UofL students will hone their language and research skills in other countries this summer through nationally and locally awarded honors. They are:

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