“2015-2016 Fulbright Scholars Discuss Their Plans”
The Fulbright award is one of the most prestigious academic award in the world. Established to increase global perspective between the US and other countries via exchange of students, through an exclusive application process those awarded represent the best international scholars. This year the University of Iowa had record-setting thirteen Fulbright Recipients, three of these recipients will discuss their exciting research and future plans.
Quinn Hejlik graduated with a B.A. in History and International Studies in May. With his Fulbright U.S. award, Hejlik will work as an English Teaching Assistant in Russia, where he hopes to develop a deeper understanding of Russian culture and language while extending the same understanding of English language and American culture to his Russian students.
Daniel Goering is a Ph.D. candidate in organizational behavior and human resources in the UI Tippie College of Business. Goering will study work-life balance issues and investigate methods to increase resilience to work-family stress with experts at the University of Tokyo in Tokyo, Japan.
Julia Julstrom-Agoyo graduated with a B.A. in International studies with a focus in human rights, a certificate in sustainability, and minors in Political Science and Spanish in May. Julstrom-Agoyo will use her Fulbright U.S. award for an English Teaching Assistantship in Malaysia to create a dialogue about the cultures and values of Malaysian and American people in terms of the arts, environment, and values to build friendships.