Press Clippings Edition

25 Feb 2016

Promoting Positive Learning Environments in Pangkal Pinang, Bangka Belitung

English Language Fellow Alicia Brill along with Fulbright English Teaching Assistants (ETAs) Caitlin Jordan and Kelly Fitzgerald hosted a workshop on Improving Students’ English Conversation Skills for 40 secondary school teachers in Pangkal Pinang, Bangka Belitung.

22 Feb 2016

Lokasi Banjir Berubah-ubah

JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com — Lokasi banjir di Jakarta selama beberapa tahun terakhir sangat acak dan tak berpola. Hal ini menyulitkan pengendalian banjir. Relokasi dan normalisasi sungai belum terbukti meniadakan banjir di Jakarta. Sebaliknya, warga di sekitar sungai bisa berperan mengatasi banjir. Topik ini mengemuka dalam diskusi “Drawing The River Near” yang diselenggarakan Yayasan Pertukaran Amerika dan.. Read More..

30 Sep 2015

Fulbright Alumna, Djuhertati Imam Muhni, Passes Away

AMINEF is deeply sorry to hear of the passing of Professor Djuhertati Imam Muhni, M.A., Ph.D. of the Faculty of Cultural Sciences (FIB), Gadjah Mada University on Monday September 28, 2015, at the age of 74 years. Dr. Djuhertati was the recipient of a doctorate in American Studies from the University of Maryland in 1990.. Read More..

30 Sep 2015

Fulbright Alumnus, Nury Effendi, Leads Discussion on Sustainable Development

Distinguished Fulbright alumnus Nury Effendi (left in photo below) and currently Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business, Padjadjaran University, was featured in a Kompas daily article today, Tuesday, 29 September 2015, leading a joint Kompas-Padjadjaran discussion forum on “Challenges of Implementing Sustainable Development Ideas at the Local and National Levels” at the Kompas.. Read More..

30 Sep 2015

Fulbright Alumna Ida Rochani Installed as Full Professor at Gadjah Mada University

AMINEF was proud to learn that American Studies expert Prof. Dr. Ida Rochani Adi, S.U., who was a Fulbright Doctoral Dissertation Research grantee in 2000 at the University of North Carolina, has been installed as full professor at Gadjah Mada University (UGM) in Yogyakarta.(Cited from article inKompas today, 30 September 2015 , p. 11. Here.. Read More..

04 Sep 2015

34 Sukarelawan AS Bantu Guru Bahasa Inggris di Indonesia

Sebanyak 34 sukarelawan AS siap membantu para guru dan pelajar di Indonesia untuk mengasah keterampilan Bahasa Inggris. Para sukarelawan tersebut akan bertugas menjadi asisten guru Bahasa Inggris di berbagai sekolah di Indonesia selama 9 bulan. Ke-34 pemuda-pemudi Amerika Serikat ini mendapatkan beasiswa dari Fulbright yang dikelola oleh American Indonesia Exchange Foundation atau AMINEF untuk menjadi.. Read More..

23 Sep 2014

Ishiguro to Study Female Saman Dance as Fulbright DDRA Fellow

Maho Ishiguro, an ethnomusicology doctoral student, received a Fulbright Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship to study the female Saman dance in Indonesia. The award came with a $29,508 stipend. Ishiguro’s proposed research title is “Saman Dance in Diaspora Presence of Female Saman Dance as Expressions of Piety Cultural Identity and Popular Culture.” Her DDRA.. Read More..

03 Jul 2014

Fulbrighter Intan Paramaditha selected as the Best Short Story Writer of 2013

Kompas daily newspaper announced on June 26, 2013 that Intan Paramaditha won the award as the best short story writer for 2013.  The award is for her short story entitled “Klub Solidaritas Suami Hilang” (The Solidarity Club of the Missing Husbands) published in Kompas on March 31, 2013. Intan received a Fulbright scholarship to complete.. Read More..

03 Jul 2014

Fulbrighter Putu Wijaya earned the Tribute for his Dedication to Creative Work

Kompas daily newspaper announced on June 26, 2014 that Putu Wijaya was awarded a Tribute for his dedication to creative work (Penghargaan Kesetiaan Berkarya).  Putu continues writing for various media, in spite of the fact that, because of his illness, he can only type using his thumbs as the other fingers are somewhat paralyzed. Source: .. Read More..

24 Jun 2014

Fulbrighter Fitryanti Pakiding: Saving Turtles Helping People

Fitry is one of nine winners of the prestigious 2014 annual Whitley Awards, the so-called Green Oscars, which recognize conservation leaders across the globe. The 41-year-old lecturer and researcher won for leading work protecting the largest remaining aggregation of leatherback turtles in the Pacific, on Jamursba Medi and Wermon beaches, and for empowering a community… Read More..

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