|Fulbright Program Grant Will Take U of M Student to Syria
For release: August 8, 2007
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James Goodman, a history major the University of Memphis, has received a Fulbright Program grant to study Arabic and conduct research in Syria for academic year 2007-08. His research will focus on the social, economic, and cultural consequences of Lutfi al-Haffar’s Ayn al-Fija project, the first modern municipal water and sewage system established in Damascus.
Goodman is a member of the University Honors program. His parents are Doris Winters and Paul Goodman.
Named for the late U.S. senator from Arkansas, the Fulbright Program is the largest international exchange program offering opportunities for students, scholars, and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools.
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