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This article was first published in 2014 by American Fulbright Alumna and artist - Regina Mamou. Mamou spent a year in Jordan in 2009-2010 conducting research as part of her Fulbright award, studying Arabic, and working with many local artists and art institutions that together shaped her work during that time.
For World Happiness Day that falls on March 20th of each year, our Jordanian Alumna - Ms. Yasmin Nooreddin writes this insightful and timely article discussing mental health and wellbeing, and how we can reflect on the word "Happiness" amidst this ongoing global pandemic.
For Arabic Language Day (يوم اللغة العربية), we interview our current Fulbright grantee Ms. Rana Sandouqa (FLTA cohort of 2020-21) to speak about her experience thus far teaching Arabic at the Catholic University of America and the environment she helped foster with virtual learning amidst the ongoing pandemic.
December 10th of each year marks the UN day for Human Rights. Ms. Lubna Nasser (Fulbright Alumna 2018-2019) shares this insightful article through the lens of her work and this year’s Human Rights Day theme relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Every December 3rd marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. And we wanted to highlight a blog post written by one of our Ph.D. Jordanian Alumni. Dr. Nour El-Bashiti is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at the University of Jordan.
To commemorate World Humanitarian Day that falls on August 19th of every year, the Fulbright Commission in Jordan wanted to highlight the work and perspective of one of our Alumna, Dr. Dina Jaradneh, who has been working with UNHCR here in Jordan since.
In this blog post, Alumnus Zeyad Tuffaha (Foreign Student Scholarship 2017-2020) shares his experience of studying in the U.S., as well as the year he spent at The Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston as part of his post-academic training.
Dr. Kaelin M. Groom (U.S. Scholar Alumna 2019-2020) contributes this photo essay to our blog, and takes us along her adventures in the south of Jordan, conducting research with her fun partner, Dr. Luna Lego.