Fulbright Scholar Stories

Stories About and From UC Davis Fulbright Scholars

An International and Collaborative Boon for Corn Research

January 23, 2019
Hailing from Mexico’s Instituto Tecnologico del Valle de Oaxaca (ITVO), plant biologist Javier Lopez-Baltazar first came to UC Davis in 2010 as a Fulbright Visiting Scholar to research alongside UC Davis scientists—the start of a life-changing experience.

My Trip to America: Fulbright Scholar’s Impressions of the USA

November 07, 2018
Rovshan Abbasov, from Khazar University in Azerbaijan, spent the 2010-11 academic year in the United States on a Fulbright scholarship. The following details memories of his time in the U.S. and at UC Davis.

Dean Lindstrom to Serve as Fulbright Specialist

September 13, 2018
UC Davis School of Education Dean Lauren Lindstrom will serve as a Fulbright Specialist in the area of education for a three-year appointment and will utilize her diverse and award-winning research area expertise.

Meet One of Our International Scholars

November 07, 2017
Nihal Buzkan of Turkey is savoring her time in the vineyards and labs at UC Davis like she would a good wine. A professor of grapevine pathology at Kahramanmaras Sutcu Iman University, she is among the 15 scholars from 10 countries who are researching and teaching at UC Davis through the Fulbright Program.

Journeys in Bhutan: from Fulbright Scholar to Study Abroad Leader

October 22, 2017
Global Affairs Director of Global Professional Programs reflects on her experiences in Bhutan—in the past as a Fulbright Scholar and in the present as a Global Affairs Seed Grant awardee—and looks ahead to the future as she will be bringing the inaugural cohort of UC Davis students to study abroad there.

Fulbright Scholar Story: Biophotonics in Taiwan

September 15, 2012
Professor Yin Yeh recounts his experience as a Fulbright Scholar to Taiwan, the events leading up to his travel, and the collaborative opportunities that have emerged as a result—distinguishing his Fulbright experience from traditional academic travel grants.