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The purpose of the Fulbright program is to increase mutual understanding between people of the United States and other countries through the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills. Approximately 1,900 grants are available to over 140 countries.
One graduate student from each of four groups – arts and humanities, biological and life sciences, physical sciences and engineering, and social sciences and education – was chosen by faculty from the broad disciplinary area. Selections were based on the originality and importance of the research, as well as the potential for the student to make an unusually significant contribution to their field.
The Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship (IDF) provides a unique opportunity for outstanding Ph.D. students who are engaged in interdisciplinary research to study with faculty at one of the University’s interdisciplinary research centers or institutes during the fellowship year.
Amaniel Mrutu is utilizing his background conducting research in mathematics education and is realigning the direction of his future research with Dr. Michael Rodriguez’s Minnesota Youth Development Research Group, which explores the skills and supports that facilitate social emotional learning in adolescents.
The Graduate School is pleased to announce that the Graduate School's Director of Admissions, Dean Tsantir, and International Admission's Officer, Paula Baker, have been selected as the recipients of the 2019 NAGAP Promotion of Excellence Award for their work as members of the NAGAP Research Committee.