Grantee Stories Edition

22 Apr 2020

How This Penn Physician Cares for Her Health While Treating COVID-19 Patients

When she’s not tending to patients at Pennsylvania Hospital, Serena Dasani decompresses with virtual workouts and cooking. by LAURA BRZYSKI Serena Dasani is a resident physician at Pennsylvania Hospital, treating COVID-19 patients. / Photograph courtesy of Serena Dasani. Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit.. Read More..

21 Apr 2020

“Our Eyes in the Forest”

The critically endangered tigers of Southeast Asia – Sumatran tigers (Panthera tigris sumatrae) and Malayan tigers (Panthera tigris jacksoni) – are the least studied of the remaining five tiger subspecies. Knowledge of Sumatran tiger ecology pales in comparison to the comprehensive data collected from long-term field studies of Bengal tigers (Panthera tigris tigris) in India.. Read More..

15 Mar 2020

CCI Alumni Updates – February 2020

Catch up with CCI alumni’s latest activities post their fellowship. Stories below.

CCI Alumna Volunteers at EducationUSA Fair in Indonesia

On February 11, CCI alumna Reni “Retha” Boediarti (Indonesia, Scottsdale Community College, Media, 2017-18) volunteered at an EducationUSA U.S. Higher Education Fair in Surabaya, Indonesia. Read More..

15 Mar 2020

2019 CCI Participants Updates – February 2020

Indonesian CCI participants have been busy engaging with their campus and their community in a variety of exciting activities. Read on below. Read More..

20 Feb 2020

Ed Garcia performs Sundanese drumming

2018 Fulbright US Student – Ed Garcia performs Sundanese drumming and talks about his research on Sundanese dance styles from a dance-drumming perspective in a live interview on TVRI (Indonesia’s public broadcaster) West Java local channel. Read more..

Fulbright US Student Researcher Chloe King Returns to Raja Ampat for a Sharing Session on Ecotourism

The first time I donned my mask and dipped my face below the cool blue waters in Raja Ampat, I started to cry. This was in May of 2017, my first visit to the region, and I had never in my life seen coral reefs so pristine: colors in every shade, coral in every shape,.. Read More..

31 Jan 2020

Improving Teaching Engagement and Research Proposal Writing Skill

Faculty Development Workshop at UKI Paulus Petra Christian University, UKI Toraja and UKI Paulus had recently completed their collaboration with Fulbright Specialist Dr. David Rowland, Senior Research Professor at Valparaiso University, Indiana, USA to improve teaching engagement and research potential/outcomes at the three private higher education institutions. Improving teaching engagement and research proposal writing skill.. Read More..

11 Jan 2020

Jadilah Duta Untuk Bangsamu

Beberapa hari yang lalu, seorang teman dari luar negeri berkata padaku “don’t worry buddy, we’ll meet up again soon in Indonesia. it’s a small country, isn’t it?.” Temanku berasal dari salah satu negara di Amerika Selatan dan tahun depan, dia berencana berkunjung ke Bali. Setelah menghela nafas panjang, lalu ku mulai memberi kuliah tentang Indonesia dan pengetahuan geografi kepadanya. Read More..

07 Jan 2020

Collaborative Work on Family Strengthening Initiative

University of Gadjah Mada (UGM) and Dr. Sylvia Asay, Professor at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, successfully completed their initial collaboration on family strengthening initiative through the Fulbright Specialist Program.  From January 7-18, 2020, Dr. Asay and the Psychology Department, Centre for Public Mental Health of UGM had run several programs focusing on family.. Read More..

05 Jan 2020

Niru Lampah –Two Balinese dance performances of Topeng & Gambuh

Niru Lampah – Following their traces – Stepping in the artistry  & wisdom of the previous generation’s maestros: two Evenings of Balinese masked dance & classical theater Desa Batuan, Kecamatan Sukawati is a special nucleus of arts, folklore, and long-held unique artistic and religious traditions in Bali. Home to important lineages of dancers and painters,.. Read More..


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