Alumni News

Workshop on Entrepreneurship by Fulbright-Nehru alumna in Imphal, Manipur

Memcha Loitongbam, Professor of Management studies at Manipur University and a Fulbright-Nehru alumna received the 2015-16 USIEF Alumni Award to organize a five-day workshop on entrepreneurship for 30 women entrepreneurs and young graduates in Imphal. More.....

A new book on India’s partition

Amritjit Singh, Professor of English at Ohio University and U.S Fulbright-Nehru alumnus co-edited a book “Revisiting India’s Partition” that examines the far reaching impact of the event on the peoples of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh.” More.....

Workshop on Air Quality Management by Fulbright-Nehru alumna in Bhubaneswar, Orissa

Elizabeth Abba, Assistant Professor at Xavier University, Bhubaneswar and a Fulbright-Nehru alumna received the 2015-16 USIEF Alumni Award to organize a series of workshop on ‘Skills for Air Quality Management’ for school and college students. More.....

Green Fulbrighters Forum (GFF) releases their first e-paper on “Indo-US Cooperation on Climate Change: The Road from Paris”.

On the occasion of ?the World Environment Day, Green Fulbrighters Forum (GFF) celebrated their first anniversary at ?USIEF New Delhi with the e-launch of the White Paper on “Indo-US Cooperation on Climate Change: The Road from Paris.” More.....

Fulbright-Nehru alumnus discovers a new rice species

Fulbright-Nehru Environmental Leadership Program Fellow and a renowned scientist & conservator, Debal Deb discovered a rice species ‘Garib- Sal’ that contains medicinal properties. More.....

Workshop on Social Entrepreneurship by Fulbright-Nehru alumna

Mary Venus Joseph, Fulbright-Nehru alumna & Dean of Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kochi has received the 2015-16 USIEF Alumni Award to organize a series of workshops on “Building Social Entrepreneurial Skills”. More.....

U.S. Fulbright-Nehru Alumna launches her new book in India

U.S. Fulbright-Nehru alumna Meera Subramanian launched her first book “ELEMENTAL INDIA: The Natural World at a Time Crisis and Opportunity” in New Delhi on January 19, 2016. More.....

Fulbright alumna recognized for using technology to teach and learn mathematics

Alumna of the 2011 Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program, Sangeeta Gulati is also a Google certified teacher who specializes in teaching mathematics through the use of technology. More.....

Prestigious literary award conferred on Humphrey Alumnus

Humphrey alumnus Kuladhar Saikia was conferred India’s prestigious literary award, the 2015 Sahitya Akademi award, for his collection of short stories, “Portrait of the Sky and Other Stories” written in his native Assamese language. More.....

U.S. Fulbright Alumnus starts a charter school in Brooklyn, New York

After returning from his Fulbright grant to India, Taylor Delhagen along with few others started a charter high school in one of New York City's poorest neighborhoods - Brownsville, Brooklyn. More.....

U.S. Fulbright Alumnus continues to work on Mumbai’s transgender communities

Jeff Roy received his second Fulbright Award to India to continue his research on the music and dance of Mumbai’s transgender communities. More.....

Fulbright alumna receives the prestigious Kala Acharya Award

Fulbright alumna and well known Bharatanatyam dancer Lakshmi Ramaswamy received the prestigious Kala Acharya Award. More.....

Fulbright alumna participates in the Global Links Cross-cultural Exchange Program

Fulbright alumna Sharmistha Banerjee was the first Indian scholar to participate in the Global Links cross-cultural exchange program that trains female scholars in social entrepreneurship. More.....

Indian Fulbright-Nehru alumna delivers a talk at the American Center Library, New Delhi

Fulbright-Nehru alumna Namita Kohli delivered a talk titled ‘Against their Will: Media Narratives of Violence against Women’ at the American Center New Delhi Library on August 13, 2015. More.....

Fulbright scholars organize a workshop called “Telling Tales” in Bhubaneshwar

Fulbright scholars Neeta Omprakash and Kathryn Myers came together to organize a four-day workshop called “Telling Tales” in Bhubaneshwar in collaboration with UTSHA Foundation. More.....

Fulbright-Nehru alumna Vani Subramanian conducts a workshop in Madhya Pradesh to discuss aspects and intersections of gender and space

Fulbright-Nehru alumna Vani Subramanian received the 2014-15 USIEF Alumni Award to organize a workshop titled ‘Mera Sheher: Dekha/Undekha’ in Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh to discuss and explore various aspects and intersections of gender and space in the cities and small towns. More.....

International Leaders in Education Program (ILEP) Fellow receives the State Teachers Award by Government of Delhi

Mamta Saluja received the State Teachers Award by the Government of Delhi on the occasion of Teachers Day for her contribution in the field of education. More.....

Fulbright-Nehru alumnus receives National Award by Government of India

Fulbright-Nehru alumnus Anil Sharma received the National Award by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India for making outstanding efforts in science and technology communication through innovative and traditional methods. More.....

Launch of Green Fulbrighters of India Forum in New Delhi

On World Environment Day 2015, Fulbright-Nehru alumni Nitish Dogra and Pushpa Kumar Lakshmanan along with other Fulbright alumni launched the ‘Green Fulbrighters of India Forum’ in New Delhi. More.....

Fulbright-Nehru alumna promotes Human Rights

Ashwaq Masoodi, Fulbright-Nehru alumna won The Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) 2015 for excellence in reporting on women's issues for her series on human trafficking. More.....

2014-15 USIEF Alumni Award Winner organizes a workshop for farmers in Sagroli village

Fulbright-Nehru alumnus, Pramod Deshmukh, recently organized a one-day workshop for farmers on ‘Climate change and its impact on Agriculture’ at Sagroli village in Nanded district of Maharashtra, India. More.....

Fulbright-Nehru Alumna conducts workshops on ‘Using films as a Pedagogic tool for addressing diversity in the classrooms’

Smriti Sharma, a recipient of the 2014-15 USIEF Alumni Award grant conducted two workshops for teacher educators of District Institutes of Educational Training (DIET) at Gurgaon and Delhi. More.....

U.S. Fulbright-Nehru Alumna receives the 2015 Times Thyagaraja Award for Carnatic Music

Manasa Suresh, 2013 U.S. Fulbright-Nehru Student Researcher to India, received the 2015 Times Thyagaraja Award for her work in Carnatic Music. More.....

Indian Fulbright-Nehru alumnus receives the 2015 Endeavor Fellowship by the Australian Government

2011 Fulbright-Nehru Environmental Leadership Program Fellow, Ranjay Singh, has been awarded the 2015 Endeavor Fellowship by the Australian Government. More.....

U.S. Fulbright-Nehru Alumna launches her new book ‘The Tusk That Did the Damage’

‘The Tusk That Did the Damage’ is a new novel by Tania James that was launched in the U.S. on March 10, and in India on March 11, 2015. More.....

Srijan Wins Inclusive India Awards From CNBC TV18

Mr. Ved Arya, 1990 Hubert Humphrey Fellow at the Boston University, started SRIJAN (Self-reliant Initiatives through Joint Action) in 1997. More.....

American Fulbright-Nehru Student Researcher Sets Up A Private Firm In Rural Tamil Nadu

Diana Jue, 2012 U.S. Fulbright-Nehru Student Researcher to India, co-founded ‘Essmart Global’, a private firm that markets essential and life-improving products in rural Tamil Nadu. More.....

Indian Fulbright Alumna receives an Open Society Foundation Fellowship from George Soros Foundation

Chitrangada Choudhury, a 2010 Fulbright-Nehru Master’s Fellow for Leadership Development, has been granted an Open Society Foundation Fellowship from George Soros Foundation. More.....

Fulbright-Nehru Distinguished Chair Professor Kirk Smith returned to his 1981 research site in Gujarat

Prof. Kirk Smith of UC Berkeley is currently in India as a Fulbright-Nehru Distinguished Chair. More.....

Carrick Eggleston and Sarah Strauss, 2012-13, Fulbright-Nehru Teaching and Research Scholars share their fellowship experience studying Energy Transitions in South India!

The road was paved with grain. Passing traffic offers an energy source to crush and separate crops, so the final kilometers to our destination were covered with grain, some being separated, some drying, some being gathered up in piles. Amazingly, only once were we forced to stop and clear the chaff from the axle and brakes! More.....

Kavery Kaul, 2012-13, Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research Program, shares her Fellowship experience!

Five months in India! The possibility of a long-term experience abroad inspired me to apply for a Fulbright. More.....

Delaney Ruston, 2012-13, Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research Program, shares her Fellowship experience!

What lead me to make films on community mental health workers in India as a Senoir Fulbright-Nehru Fellow was the convergence of both professional and personal experiences. More.....

Afzal Siddiqui, 2012-13 Fulbright-Nehru Teaching/Research Program, shares his Fellowship experience!

I went back to my Alma Mater, Aligarh University after over 30 years to spend 6 months to teach and perform research. More.....

Fulbright-Nehru Alumnus Leads Earth Day Celebrations on Campus

Anil Sharma, 2010-11 Fulbright Nehru Environment Leadership program alumnus, organized a play to celebrate Earth Day in his campus. More.....

Indian Fulbright-Nehru Alumnus Works on Community Based Resources for Conservation

Ranjay Kumar Singh, 2010-11 Fulbright-Nehru Environment Leadership program alumnus organized a learning event on the eve of International Earth Day. More.....

Indian Fulbright-Nehru Alumna Enthralls her Audience at Music Concert

Vijayalakshmy Subramaniam, 2010-11 Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Lecturer program alumna, kept a full house audience spell bound, with her soulful classical music rendition on 27th April. More.....

Indian Fulbright-Nehru Alumnus Creates Green Team to Tackle Environment Related Issues

Nripendra Singh, 2012-13 Fulbright-Nehru Environment Leadership Program alumnus has created a Green Team in his campus. More.....

Indian Fulbright-Nehru Alumnus honored for Environment Protection

Jayaraman Chillayil, 2009-10, Fulbright-Nehru Environment Leadership Program alumnus was honored with the P S Gopinathan Nair award on April 22, the International Earth Day. More.....

Indian Fulbright-Nehru Alumna Organizes Nature Leadership Program for Youth

Diti Mookherjee, 2011-12, Fulbright-Nehru Environment Leadership Program alumna provides environmental education and leadership training for school children in West Bengal, India through the Green Rhinos program. More.....

US Fulbright Scholar Publishes book on Informal Labor in India

Rina Agarwala, 2009-10, Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Fellowships program alumna has recently published a book on her work done in India during her Fulbright tenure. More.....

US Fulbright Alumna publishes her research done in India

Suzanne Schwartz, an alumna of the 2008-09 Fulbright Student Research program has published her research done in India in the Advertising and Society Review More.....

Indian Fulbright-Nehru Alumnus Collaborates with US Counterparts on Public Health Concerns

Rajib Dasgupta an alumnus of the 2010-11 Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research program was invited by the Center for Health Policy and Ethics, Creighton University, Omaha in collaboration with University of Nebraska Medical Center to deliver a series of lectures on various Public Health issues. More.....

US Fulbright-Nehru Alumnus Facilitates Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning in Indian Campuses

Clifton L Kussmaul, 2009-10 Fulbright Nehru Visiting Lecturer program alumnus facilitated engineering college teachers from Andhra Pradesh in India to attend POGIL workshops in the US earlier this year. More.....

Indian Fulbright Nehru Alumnus Wins Presitigious Award

Dr. Gouranga Kar, 2011-12 Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research program alumnus was awarded the Recognition Award of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) for his outstanding contribution on water and soil management. More.....

Fulbright Alumni from India and Nepal Exhibit Art in US

Siona Benjamin, 2010-11 Fulbright Nehru Senior Research Program alumna and Maureen Drdak, 2011-12 Fulbright Senior Research Program alumna have come together to set up an exhibition of their work at the Asian Arts Gallery in Towson University, Maryland, USA. More.....

On World Water Day Indian Fulbright-Nehru Alumnus Addresses Problems of Water Conflicts

Sudheer Padikkal, 2011-12 Fulbright-Nehru Environment Leadership Program Alumnus, interacted with senior officials of the Government of India on March 22, 2013 to explain how drought conditions in the state of Kerala has been aggravated due to water conflicts with its neighboring states. More.....

Indian Fulbright Alumnus Exhibits Ceramic Art

Rahul Kumar, 2007-08 Fulbright Doctoral and Professional Research Program alumnus, has just concluded a month long exhibition of ceramic art at the Art Heritage Gallery in New Delhi. More.....

Indian Fulbright-Nehru Alumnus provides drinking water to villagers in India

Pramod Deshmukh, 2010-11 Fulbright-Nehru Environment Leadership Program alumnus, used his network developed during his fellowship tenure to implement ‘Trickle to Stream,’ a project that conserves water and provides clean drinking water to 3000 beneficiaries in Sagroli village of Nanded district in Maharashtra, India. More.....

Indian Fulbright Alumna featured in Art Exhibition commemorating Tagore

Manisha Bhattacharya’s art is being featured in an art exhibition in Delhi commemorating Rabindranath Tagore. More.....

International Women’s Day Special: Indian Fulbright-Nehru alumna empowers women in South Asia against gender violence

Asmita Basu, a Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral and Professional Research fellow in 2009-10 currently works independently consulting with UN agencies, particularly UN Women, as well as a range of South and South East Asian NGOs, primarily on issues related to violence against women. More.....

US Fulbright-Nehru Alumnus creates video on Music Therapy

Eric Fraser has produced a video documenting his Fulbright-Nehru fellowship experience. More.....

US Fulbright-Nehru Alumna Edits Anthology

Sheba Karim, Fulbright-Nehru Senior Researcher in 2009-10 has edited an anthology, ‘Alchemy: The Tranquebar Book of Erotic Short Stories 2’. More.....

Indian Fulbright Alumnus Authors Book on Global Economic Crisis

Rohit, Fulbright Doctoral and Professional Researcher, 2006-07 has released his book titled “It’s Not Over” on the structural drivers of the present global economic crisis. More.....

Indian Fulbright Alumnus Wins Young Writer Award

On January 18, 2013, Sami A Khan, 2011-2012, Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Program alumnus, was awarded the Muse India Young Writer Award (Runner-Up) at Hyderabad Literary Festival 2013. More.....

US Fulbright-Nehru Alumna and Current US Fulbright-Nehru Scholar featured in exhibitions in India

Kathryn Myers, two time Fulbrighter to India (Fulbright Visiting Lecturer, 2001-02 & Fulbright Regional Researcher 2010-11) and Chotsani Dean a current Fulbrighter in India (Fulbright-Nehru Teaching and Research Program) are being featured at ‘Anweshan’ at Aurodhan Art Gallery in Pondicherry.More.....

Heritage Walk for US Fulbright-Nehru Scholars in Chennai

Chennai-based American Fulbright-Nehru Scholars had a taste of the December-January cultural season in Chennai through a unique heritage walk organized by the US-India Educational Foundation.More.....

Indian Fulbright Nehru Alumna shares her Fulbright experience

Sushmita Ghatak, Fulbright-Nehru – CII Fellow for ‘Leadership in Management’ in 2012-13, at the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in Pittsburgh; says that a key take-away from the program has been developing a focus on continuous self-development instead of remaining confined to the oft-focused dimension of work or professional development.More.....

US Fulbright Alumnus Wins Environment Award

SANTA CLARA, California: On 15 November 2012, Fulbright-Nehru Environmental Leadership Program 2011-12 alumnus, Arup Sengupta received the Intel Environment Award, part of the Tech Awards awarded by The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose. Each year, the Tech Awards honor innovators and entrepreneurs who make a difference around the world in education, medicine, struggling economies and social services. More.....

US Fulbright Alumna Edits Anthology

October 2012: Fulbright Nehru Senior Research program, 2010 – 11 alumna, Minal Hajratwala has edited ‘Out! Stories from the New Queer India’, the first anthology of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender stories to be published in India since the decriminalization of homosexuality in 2009. More.....

Indian Fulbright Alumni Coordinate Seminar On Knowledge Sharing

DELHI, India: On November 1st 2012, Fulbright Information Science and Technology program, 2003-04 alumnus Dr. Ramesh C. Gaur and Fulbright Library and Information Science program, 1993-94 alumnus Dr. R. K. Sharma jointly coordinated a seminar on ‘Knowledge Sharing on Sustainable Development: Role of Libraries’. More.....

Indian Fulbright Alumnus Publishes Book On Cholera

October 2012: Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research program, 2010 – 11 alumnus, Rajib Dasgupta released his new book titled “Urbanising Cholera: The Social Determinants of Its Re-emergence.” More.....

Indian Humphrey Alumnus Publishes Article

Hubert H Humphrey program, 2011 – 12 alumnus, Anupam Kishore’s article on “Financial Inclusion in India” has been published in the online magazine of Federal Reserve Bank, Minneapolis. In his article, Kishore argues that a Business Correspondent model can boost financial inclusion in India. More.....

Fulbright Economist Publishes On Indian Numismatics

US Fulbright Program alumnus Pankaj Tandon, recipient of a Fulbright-Nehru award to India in 2011, has authored a paper ‘The Lion Conqueror Type of Kumaragupta I’ which has been accepted to appear in the Journal of the Oriental Numismatic Society. More.....

Reception Hosted By Friends Of Fulbright India

On October 20th, 2012, Friends of Fulbright India organized a welcome reception for Indian Fulbrighters to US at Aicon Art Gallery in New York. More.....

Indian Fulbright Alumna Edits Book On Afghanistan

Indian Fulbright Junior Research Program 2005 – 06 alumna, Dr. Shanthie Mariet D’Souza has edited a book, Afghanistan in TransitionMore.....

Indian Fulbright Alumnus Performs At The National Music Festival

On October 10th, 2012, the Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Lecturer Program 2011 – 2012 alumnus Mahalingam Umayalpuram, played the Mridangam at FICCI Auditorium in Delhi as part of the Festival of Music, Dance and Drama organized by the Sangeet Natak Akademi. More.....

Indian Fulbright Alumna Wins Prestigious Commonwealth Award

Indian Fulbright Visiting Lecturer Program 2007 – 08 alumna, Sruti Bandopadhay has won the prestigious Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship. More.....

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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