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AUGUST 2014

Fulbright-Schuman alumni Dr. Michele Chang and Dr. Marco Rimanelli are quoted in a NY Times article about the College of Europe.

JULY 2014

Frontiers of Democracy Research: How Public Deliberation Helps Democracies Adapt Over Time by Didier Caluwaerts, Fulbright Frank Boas Fellow

JUNE 2014
2011 Fulbright grantee Prof. Denis Terwagne (MIT / ULB)’s research “Morphable surfaces could cut air resistance” got published in the scientific journal “Advanced Materials” and is featured on MIT’s website.

NOVEMBER 2013
How the College of Europe brings a continent together
Northwestern a Leader in Fulbright Recipients
Harvard Leads in Fulbright Awards

AUGUST 2013

Brussels College Night: Another Unforgettable Experience

The High School Opening Ceremony

AUGUST 2013
’12-’13 Fulbright scholar grantee Stijn Van de Vijver wins the DSM Science & Technology Award Europe
Announcement on Visa Changes for Same-Sex Couples

JULY 2013
International students learn about soil erosion, lamp manufacturing – (A look at the 2013 Summer Institute for environmental stewardship in the U.S. with Belgian participant Gracia)

JUNE 2013
Una Fulbright sin barreras
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Five honored with Fulbright awards (incl Myles Creed, English Teaching Assistantship in Belgium)

MAY 2013
On Applying for a Fulbright
Blaise Holden ’13 Earns Fulbright Scholarship
APRIL 2013
AU student, graduate to study in Europe with Fulbright Scholarships
Overseas students are lent a financial helping hand
Learning about Europe in the capital of leading EU economy: Berlin Seminar 2013
G1000-bedenker Didier Caluwaerts trekt met onderzoeksbeurzen naar VS

FEBRUARY 2013
The Free University of Brussels (Université Libre de Bruxelles) to employ stricter admission criteria for foreign non-EU students

JANUARY 2013
Fulbright scholar Sofie Indesteege studies international property law at VLS (“The Vanderbilt Lawyer”, Winter 2013)
Succeeding Globally Through International Education and Engagement: the U.S. Department of Education’s International Strategy for 2012-16 (PDF, 1.15MB)

NOVEMBER 2012
Congress extends visa waiver program for International Medical Graduates
Secretary Clinton’s Remarks on International Education
The U.S. Department of State Celebrates International Education Week 2012: Improving Opportunity, Strengthening Society
Top Producers of U.S. Fulbright Students by Type of Institution, 2012-13
Top Producers of U.S. Fulbright Scholars by Type of Institution, 2012-13
Fulbright Tries Out Short-Term Fellowships

OCTOBER 2012
Vlaamse studenten met American dreams (De Morgen, October 3, 2012, no web version)
Big jump in foreign students at Flemish unis
Quand les universités américaines recrutent des étudiants en Belgique

SEPTEMBER 2012
Vlerick Business School starts a new chapter
The Impact of International Student Exchanges: Changing Minds, Changing Lives
Leuven bijna oppermachtig
MIT beats Cambridge and Harvard to top spot in world university rankings
International Schooling Options in Belgium

AUGUST 2012
Smoothing the Path From Foreign Lips to American Ears
U.S. Department of State Welcomes 2012-13 Fulbright Participants

JULY 2012
Julien Beurms (Fulbright grantee 2011-2012) Interview
Video: The Fulbright Program – How It Works
Lessius en KHK worden Thomas More
Un doctorant namurois a reçu le prix Fulbright
Why We Need Fulbrights (8/3/2011)

JUNE 2012
Plans for an international school in Leuven
Famed Cartoonist’s Work Sends Faculty Member To Belgium, Luxembourg As Fulbright Scholar
IUPUI political science professor will study in Belgium as Fulbright-Schuman Chair
Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board Releases Annual Report Online “Celebrating Fulbright at 65: A Gift to the World”
The US School Selling Places Overseas
Belgian Students Coming to America
“The Campus Tsunami”
Q: What Is New and Scary? A: The Revised GMAT

MAY 2012
Video Remarks to the U.S. Fulbright Scholars & Students Virtual Pre-Departure Orientation
The Cost of College
NPR Planet Money: The Real Price of College (podcast)
Ithaca College adds Early Action and makes standardized tests optional for applicants
More international STEM students now eligible for OPT extension
Brain Gain, Brain Drain
U.S. Government Expands Program for International Students
Slowly, as Student Debt Rises, Colleges Confront Costs
For International Students, a Guide to U.S. Community Colleges
4 Benefits for International Students at US High Schools
State Department Revises J-1 Summer Work Travel Program in Attempt to Protect Participants
Fulbright Fellow and Xerox CTO Sophie Vandebroek Named Belgium’s ICT Personality of the Year

APRIL 2012
How to Apply for a Student Visa to Study in the United States
Senior Joins the Ranks of Seton Hall Fulbright Scholars (2004-2005 Fulbright scholar Rachel Rosenstrock)
College Costs Are Rising Amid a Prestige Chase
Testing the Teachers
Study’s rankings boosts U.S. schools
Don’t Blow Your Kid’s Chances of College Admission
How to Study (by Robert A. Hatch – University of Florida)
Community Colleges Offer Path to Four-Year Degrees
In defense of rankings
Jurgen Goossens (UGent) sleept beurs voor Yale én Harvard in de wacht — Universiteit Gent

MARCH 2012
Overseas Internships Can Benefit, for a Price
A View From Behind the Glass: Student Visa Advice From a U.S. Visa Office
KU Leuven in top 100 universiteiten met beste reputatie
Obituary: The Rev. James J. McNamee III

What Looming MCAT Changes Will Mean for Aspiring Doctors
President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
More foreign students for public schools?

FEBRUARY 2012
Citizen of the Week: Judi Harris
QS Best Student Cities in the World 2012

Outward Bound
Budget Presents Mixed Picture for International Education
Letters: Both parties must bear student loan risks
Hope, but Not Much Change
Today’s freshmen hit books harder
Rick Steves: Study abroad is necessity, not luxury
Taking More Seats on Campus, Foreigners Also Pay the Freight
Outsource Your Kid
Changes ahead for foreign exchange students

JANUARY 2012
March 22-24, 2012: Next Generation Women Leaders: Be inspired in Paris, France
More colleges check digital personae
College Officials Welcome Obama’s Focus on Higher-Education Costs, but Raise Some Concerns
As Decisions Loom, Advice to Seniors on Getting It Right the First Time
As a Broader Group Seeks Early Admission, Rejections Rise in the East

DECEMBER 2011
College Early Admission Is Tougher Than Ever
Laura Niesen de Abruna, Ph.D., Named Provost at Sacred Heart University

NOVEMBER 2011
PEGASUS Marie Curie Fellowships
U.S. Graduate Schools See Significant Increase in Foreign Enrollments
US curbs work program for foreign college students
TU a top producer of Fullbright scholars
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Announces New Fulbright Public Policy Fellowship

OCTOBER 2011
Fulbright Keeps Moving Forward Despite Budget Uncertainty
Video: Dr. Meredith Lillich, 1953 Fulbright Student to Belgium, 1983 Fulbright Scholar to France
Philosophers and Theologians Worldwide Condemn Iran’s Attack on Baha’i Students
A century of celebrations: Dorothy Hanrahan turns 100
Confirmed dates for the 2012 College Fairs

SEPTEMBER 2011
Fulbright Scholar resides at UTPA
Secretary Napolitano Announces the Launch of Study in the States
WITI announces honorees of the 16th Annual WITI Hall of Fame Awards taking place on October 3
Article by Fulbright grantees Alison Cohen and Nate Preus about the Iowa Caucuses published in “The Clearing House: A Journal for Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas”

AUGUST 2011
School of Art & Design names six faculty (including Fulbright grantee Katherine Dimitrova)
America’s Sweatshop Diplomacy (Op-ed on the J-1 Summer Work Study Program)
Etudier ou enseigner à l’étranger : guide 2012-2013
Une université belge parmi les 100 meilleures du monde | UGent bij beste honderd universiteiten
American Women Authors’ Domesticity Subject of Book by City Tech Professor

JULY 2011
Tim Verheyden wordt nieuwe Amerika-man van VTM-nieuws
Exciting new book to guide you through choosing and applying for an LLM in the USA is being published\
Seton Hall Senior Awarded Fulbright Scholarship to Taiwan
Petition to save Fulbright-Hays programs

JUNE  2011
Looking for a scholarships opportunity? A list can be found here: http://www.iie.org/en/Offices/Budapest/Resources.aspx (Please click on the “Funding for US study” tab”).
Sidney’s Couture is summa cum laude

MAY 2011
L’UCL a conclu un accord de collaboration avec le MIT
New publication from EducationUSA: “Si Vous Voulez Etudier aux Etats-Unis – Cycles courts, Programmes d’études de la langue anglaise, Télé-enseignement et Accréditation des établissements d’enseignement” (.pdf)
Universities reward their tops students with ‘honour school’
Asheville Flutist Kate Steinbeck’s children inspire her song

APRIL 2011
Brooklyn Heights’ Caroline Hellman Wins Fulbright Award
China-EU-U.S. cooperation of increasing significance to world (Fulbright Professor Alan Henrikson)
Found in Translation: Fulbright Fellow Edward Gauvin Hopes to Expose Belgian Francophone Fantastical Fiction to English-Speaking Audiences
Growth and Changes Continue to Define Common Application
Test d’aptitude pour les étudiants universitaires
MHC Joins Sisters and State Department in Global Initiative

MARCH 2011
2011 Washington DC Fulbright Enrichment Seminar Will Focus On Greening Of The Planet
Student Essay Contest 2011 (Foreign Affairs): Deadline July 1, 2011
K.U.Leuven haalt top 90 in wereldwijde reputatielijst
Fulbright Program Now on LinkedIn
Flemish foreign policy wants to play a role in international positioning of universities

FEBRUARY 2011
‘Longitudinal and Life Course Research’ course (4 – 8 July 2011) organized in the framework of Antwerp Summer University 2011
New LLM ‘Globalisation, Corporate Responsibility and Law’ to be launched in September 2011 (organized jointly by the Law Faculties of the University of Antwerp, of Jagiellonian University of Krakow, of the University of Glasgow and of the University of Toulouse I Capitole).
Which MBA? Full-time MBA ranking (The Economist)
Former Fulbrighter, Dr. Philip Mosley, publishes translation of work by Francois Jacqmin, considered one of the foremost Belgian francophone poets of the last 50 years
Hillary Bombard talks about her summer internship at the Fulbright Commission in Belgium
President Obama Speaks about Higher Education in the United States

JANUARY 2011
Human Rights Essay Award (Deadline February 7, 2011)
Fulbright-Schuman Grantee Alison K. Cohen publishes journal article based on Fulbright research (“The Implementation of REACH: Initial Perspectives from Government, Industry, and Civil Society”)
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program Summer & Fall 2011 Applications Open
Student mobility programmes strengthen EU-US relationship
Foreign Students Discover Flanders

DECEMBER 2010
Clinton’s Remarks to the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants
Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants from 49 Countries Convene in Washington, D.C.

NOVEMBER 2010
International Enrollment in U.S. Colleges Reaches All-Time High
International Education Week: Video Remarks by Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton

OCTOBER 2010
Obama seeks to partner businesses, 2-year colleges

SEPTEMBER 2010
The Bologna Process and its Global Impact
Professor Alan Henrikson, Fulbright Chair in US-EU Relations at the College of Europe, spoke on “The American Foreign Policy Apparatus” at the European Parliament
People to People Ambassador Programs joins NBC to enhance American education
Brussels College Night 2010 (ISB)
Youth on the Move – strengthening support to Europe’s young people
An Argument Against Taking (and Retaking) the SAT and ACT

AUGUST 2010
Graduate-Admissions Offers to Foreign Students Bounce Back
Ghent in the top 100 universities, according to Chinese rankings
Interview of one of the Atlantis dual degree TREE American students in Newsweek who attended UCL: http://www.newsweek.com/id/210907
Guest column: Iowa caucuses: First in nation of Belgium, too

JULY 2010
All academic master’s courses set to move from colleges to universities | Master’s courses at Flemish universities can henceforth be given in English

JUNE 2010
Remarks by Under Secretary Hormats at the EducationUSA Forum
The ‘Community College’ Internationally
Wesleyan Scholar in Belgium Fall 2010
International Internships
NAFSA International Educators Conference 2010

MAY 2010
Entering the U.S. Market (Inside Higher Ed)
Public colleges, universities grapple with tuition hikes (USA Today)

APRIL 2010
Fulbright Enrichment Seminar in Washington (April 29-May 2, 2010)
Fulbright Student Creates Change in Local Education
Data Show College Endowments Loss Is Worst Drop Since ’70s
The Unpaid Intern, Legal or Not

MARCH 2010
“Success in the US: Studenten getuigen”. Article on K.U. Leuven exchange students who studied in the United States. Read more (in Dutch).