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Saying goodbye to the Visiting Fulbright Senior Scholars

After finishing with their programs, Fulbright Visiting Scholars return to their home countries.

WordChicago invites Fulbright alumni to a reception for Visiting Fulbright Senior Scholars who are finishing with their awards before leaving the United States.

WHEN Thursday June 30, 2022

TIME 4:00-6:00 p.m.

WHERE 309 W Washington St., Suite 1050, Chicago, IL 60606 

REGISTER click: Fulbright Senior Scholar Reception

This is an opportunity for us to meet the international Fulbright Senior Scholars one last time prior to finishing their scholarships while also interacting with the Fulbright Alumni of Chicago. We would love to see the Fulbright community coming together and hear about our international experiences living and working in diverse communities while sharing some of our best memories.

This will be an informal event and the recommended attire is business casual.

For any additional information, please email Julia Sosnivka at Jsosnivka@worldchicago.org

“Digital Workplace Transformation in Higher Education’ launches the 2022 Fulbright Speaker Series

CELEBRATING THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY of the Fulbright Program, St. Augustine College has launched the 2022 The Fulbright Speaker Series that starts this week.

Every second Wednesday of each month, a Fulbright grantee will speak on a topic of their expertise sharing their current research work in the United States. Our audience includes St. Augustine College students, faculty and alumni, and members of WorldChicago, the Institute of International Education, and the Chicago Chapter of the Fulbright Association.

For the first presentation we have Ljubiša Mićić, below, Fulbright Foreign Student Program, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

TOPIC “Digital Workplace Transformation in Higher Education.”

WHEN Jan. 12, 2022 | 4:30-5:30 pm.

REGISTRATION Click HERE

This presentation will cover how modern organizations require technological, organizational, and procedural changes in order to transform traditional into digital workplaces. Technology has changed how we communicate, and how we collaborate affecting the way we organize our daily lives.

This presentation reviews the subject of the digital workplace transformation with special focus on teaching and research processes in higher education. It also proposes an effective framework for increased success of such processes.

This event counts with the support of WorldChicago and the Fulbright-Association, Chicago Chapter, and has been spearheaded by Dr. Ana Gil-García, Executive Director of Academic Effectiveness at St. Augustine College, and a board member of the Fulbright Chicago Chapter.