CEDAR FALLS | Three University of Northern Iowa faculty and staff members have been named Fulbright scholars for 2013-14.

Chris Martin, Mark Myers and Nadia Korobova have each been selected to undertake research or teach abroad.

The Fulbright Program, one of the most prestigious award programs in the world, is managed by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Founded in 1946 under legislation introduced by then Sen. J. William Fulbright of Arkansas, the Fulbright Program provides merit-based grants for international educational exchange.

Martin, interim head and professor of communication studies, will undertake research in Hungary. Myers, assistant professor of biology, will conduct research in Colombia. Korobova, associate director for international students and scholars, will participate in the International Education Administrators Program in Germany and France.

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Alicia Sanders
Alicia Sanders

I wish more teachers could get such an amazing opportunity. First this would increase their professionalism and second of all, they would get a chance to share this great experience with our kids. I really think that we lack such teachers as working in different countries lets see education process from different angles and as a result try different useful methods on our kids. For instance, teaching students ways to ways to write a quality dissertation. Maybe France has better techniques and so on and so far! Thanx for sharing info

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