On Friday, September 23rd, the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission hosted an orientation for the newly arrived Fulbright US Grantees 2016/2017. The event was tightly packed with panels and short coffee breaks, aimed to guide the “fresh off the boat” US Scholars, ETAs and Students through various aspects of adapting to life in Poland. The Grantees had…
The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. The Fulbright Program in Poland is one of the largest in Eastern and Central Europe. The Program was initiated in 1959.
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September 23, 2016
September 23, 2016
Polish graduates of the Fulbright Program 2015-2016 received diplomas on September 22nd at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education in Warsaw. The event also marked the beginning of academic year for the newly arrived American grantees 2016-2017. The ceremony was conducted by Justyna Janiszewska, Executive Director of the Polish-U.S Fulbright Commission, and attended by…
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Prof. Rafal Ohme
One of the world’s pioneers in consumer neuroscience. A professor of psychology, expert in emotions, communication and brain research. Board Member of Neuromarketing Science and Business Association, an organization to integrate neuroscientists and practitioners from 40+ countries worldwide.
Host institution: Kellogg Graduate School of Business and Management, Northwestern
Grant Year: 1995-1996
Type of Grant: Scholar
Field of study: Psychology
Prof. Danuta Hübner
Polish economist and politician, former Minister for European Affairs in the government of Leszek Miller and former head of the Office of the Committee for European Integration, and the first Polish Commissioner in the European Union (Regional Policy). In 1988-1990, Professor Hübner was Fulbright scholar at the University of California-Berkeley, and was a visiting scholar at the Centre for European Studies at the University of Sussex. She has lectured at California State University in San José and was on scholarship at Universidad Autonoma Madrid.
Host institution: University of California-Berkeley
Grant year: 1988-1989
Type of grant: scholar
Field of study: Economics
Dr. Henryka Bochniarz
Polish economist, former Minister of Industry and Trade, founder and head of the Polish Confederation of Private Employers ‘Lewiatan’ (the largest organization of private sector employers in Poland) and president for Central and Eastern Europe Region of Boeing International Co. She was awarded with the Fulbright scholarship and spent two years doing research and teaching at the University of Minnesota (1985-87)