U.S. Alumni Fair Reception

On Thursday, November 20, the Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission offered a reception in honor of the U.S. Alumni Fair participants, including members of the U.S. Embassy, U.S. Fulbright grantees currently teaching and doing research in Romania, officials representing the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of National Education, American and Romanian Fulbright alumni, academics and high school teachers. The event took place at Casa Oamenilor de Stiinta.

Cooperation between Fulbright Alumnus and Romanian Academics in the Area of Scientific Research

Professor Mohsen Razzaghi,  Professor and Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Mississippi State University and a Fulbright grantee to Romania in 2011-2012 was an invited speaker for "The TIM Physics Conference" on 20-22, November 2014 in Timisoara.

On this occasion, Dr. Razzaghi met several Romanian colleagues from Technical University of Civil Engineering of Bucharest and from National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering, discussing projects for the continuation of research work starting during the Fulbright grant in Romania. It was not the only purpose of the visit to Romania and let us quote Professor Razzaghi: “While in Timisoara, Dr. Constantin Bota from Department of Mathematics at Politechnica University of Timisoara asked me to join a group of scientists to put together, the foundations of a Romanian-American Center of Applied Sciences, in Timisoara. The main purpose of this Centre is to allow research collaborations between our Universities as well as other Universities, participation in research grants, organization of Conferences, etc.”

U.S. Alumni Fair in Bucharest

WHEN: November 21, 2014
10:30 am – 1:30 pm

WHERE: “Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism (18-20 Academiei Street, Bucharest, Romania)

WHO: The Romanian – U.S Fulbright Commission and EducationUSA invite you to a special U.S. Alumni Fair, a unique event, to be held for the first time ever in Romania.

WHY: Members of the American community in Bucharest and U.S. Embassy staff, alumni of major American universities (including Ivy League schools), will come together as proud representatives of their alma maters, ready to act as your guides on an exploration of the American college experience.

Meet U.S. alumni from:
Albion College, Binghamton University, Carnegie Mellon University, Columbia University, Emporia State University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgetown University, Glenville State College, Liberty University, Metropolitan State University, Minnesota State University, New York University, Pennsylvania State University, Seton Hall University, Texas A&M University, The Ohio State University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Maryland, University of Missouri, University of Scranton, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Warren Wilson College, Washington College, Yale University.

To participate in the U.S. Alumni Fair, please register at: http://us-alumni-fair.eventbrite.com.
Free admission for all visitors!

News from Romanian Fulbrighter Monica Got

The beginning of November was an especially busy time for Fulbrighters in California, with two important Fulbright-related events taking place in Malibu and Los Angeles, respectively. As the only Romanian Fulbright scholar in the Southern California region (and all of California, most probably), I was fortunate enough to represent Romania on both occasions.

The first event, on November 1, was organized by the International Visitors Council of Los Angeles (IVCLA), with all Fulbrighters in California being invited to take part in the Annual Fulbright Luncheon hosted in Malibu, at the residence of Dr. and Mrs. Amarjit Marwah. Fulbright scholars were thus offered the opportunity to make new connections and partake in interesting exchanges with IVCLA members, staff and guests, Consular Corps officials and IVCLA International Visitors, all while enjoying a beautiful day overlooking the stunning Malibu coast.

Read more: News from Romanian Fulbrighter Monica Got

News from Prof. Mircea Maniu, Fulbright Ambassador at Babeș-Bolyai University

Ms. Soribel Feliz, Consular Officer of the USA Embassy in Bucharest, was welcomed on Friday, November 14th 2014, 11 a.m., by the staff of the Centre for International Cooperation and 25 students from Babeş-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca. Ms. Feliz prepared her presentation „So You Want to Go to the USA? Ask a Consular Officer!” and she was more than pleased to answer students’questions concerning Non-Immigrant Visas, Renewing an Existing Visa, Summer Work and Travel Program, the Interview Process, Immigrant Visas, Diversity Visa Lottery, etc. Babeş-Bolyai University students shared with her and the audience their personal impressions from their former visits to the USA. At the end of the discussions, Ms. Feliz was also available for private conversations with the interested students.

My fulbright experience

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Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission

Adress: 2 Ing. Nicolae Costinescu Street, sector 1, Bucharest, Romania
Phone: 021.230.77.19
Fax: 021.230.77.38
E-mail: office@fulbright.ro

Fulbright Educational Advising Center

Phone: 021.231.90.15
E-mail: feac@fulbright.ro

 Public hours

Tuesday: 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
 Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 Thursday: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM