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U of M Profs Teach in China and Mexico on Fulbright Grants
For release: Feb. 22, 2001
For more information, contact Gabrielle Maxey

Two members of the University of Memphis faculty have received Fulbright Scholar grants for 2000-2001.

Dr. Coldwell Daniel III, a professor in the Fogelman College of Business and Economics, is lecturing in economics at Shanghai JiaoTong University in Shanghai, People's Republic of China.

Dr. Emily A. Thrush, associate professor of English, is developing an undergraduate program in teaching English as a foreign or second language at the University of Guanajuato in Guanajuato, Mexico.

The University of Memphis has produced 15 Fulbright scholars since 1994. They have taught and conducted research in such countries as Ecuador, Chile, Belize, France, Germany, Romania and South Africa.

About 800 U.S. faculty and professionals received Fulbright grants this year to lecture or conduct research in 140 countries. A similar number of foreign scholars received awards to come to the United States, primarily to do research.

The Fulbright Scholar Program is funded by the U.S. Department of State, with additional funding coming from participating governments and host institutions in the United States and abroad.

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