Among the 10 U.S. Fulbrighters to start conducting their research in the Philippines, four more have arrived in the country after the first batch.
The second batch composed had their Arrival Orientation at the Philippine-American Educational Foundation Office in Makati City last Tuesday, August 28. Michelle Zabat, from Brown University, will be based in Los Baños working with the University of the Philippines. The rest of the group are staying within Metro Manila with their affiliation: namely University of the Philippines – Diliman. Daniel Rudin (University of California – Santa Cruz) as well as Zachary Frial (Georgetown University) will be working with the College of Mass Communication, while Imee Williams (Washington State University) is connected with the College of Education. Aside from their host universities, Zack also tied up with the LAGABLAB Network and Imee will volunteer for the Chosen Children Village (CCV) Foundation.
Yesterday, August 30, three of the four scholars dropped by the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines located along Roxas Boulevard for a Courtesy Call with the U.S. Embassy Cultural Affairs Officer and PAEF Board Treasurer Matt Keener.
The scholars were able to tour around the rest of the Public Affairs Section at the Embassy afterwards, including seeing the famous mural painting at the American Center.
To see the complete list of US Fulbright Student grantees Batch 2018-2019, click here.