Record for Smith Fulbrights
fifth straight year, Smith College has surpassed its own impressive
record with 17 students receiving Fulbright Fellowships in
2006, upping last year’s record of 14 recipients.
award is a highly coveted scholarship given annually by the
U.S. Department of State to support student projects and academic
endeavors abroad. The Fulbright student scholarship, which
was named after Senator J. William Fulbright, is intended
for recent bachelor’s degree recipients, and master’s
and doctoral candidates, as well as young professionals and
program is the largest international exchange program offered
in the United States, operating in more than 140 countries.
is a wonderful fellowship,” says Donald Andrew, fellowships
adviser, “because it is the perfect self-designed year
abroad after graduation where young adults are ambassadors
in addition to being researchers, teachers or students, or
for undertaking other projects such as community service.”
Fulbrighters—12 ’06 graduates and five alumnae—join
Abromowitz ’06, who will teach in South
Bidwell ’03, who will travel to Norway
to study “Local Community and Politics in Medieval
Clark ’06, Botswana, “Understanding
Impediments to Traditional Healing/Biomedical Collaboration.”
Cressman ’06, teaching in Germany.
Daniel ’06, Bolivia, “Aymara
Parents’ Involvement in Their Children’s
Ellison ’06, teaching in South Korea.
Graham ’02, Italy, “A Paradox
of Interests in Medieval History.”
Hart ’05, teaching in Germany
Hayes-Roth ’06, Italy, “Effective
Media Strategies for Informing Italian Youth.”
Johnson ’03, Ukraine, “Examining
the Catalyst for the Orange Revolution.”
Khatri ’05, Nepal, “International
Nepalese Labor Migration.”
McCarthy ’06, teaching in South Korea.
McGaughey ’06, teaching in Germany.
Medina ’06, teaching in France.
Pittis ’06, teaching in Germany.
Rubin ’06, Nicaragua, “A Child’s
Decision to Leave Managua’s Streets.”
Sudmeier ’06, teaching in Germany.