Archive for Sunday, March 9, 1997


March 9, 1997


Three on KU faculty

earn Fulbright grants

Three members of the Kansas University faculty received Fulbright grants to conduct research or teach abroad in the current academic year.

Susan Kemper, professor of psychology, will lecture on language and aging at the University of Potsdam in Germany. The grant runs from March to July.

Adrienne Rivers, associate professor of journalism, had her Fulbright grant extended until July. She is lecturing at University of Ghana and conducting research on Ghanaian news policies and practices.

Thomas Volek, assistant professor of journalism, is at St. Petersburg State University in Russia. He is lecturing on journalism from February to July.

The Fulbright program of international scholarly exchanges allows faculty, professionals, teachers and students to contribute to the growth of understanding among countries and individuals.

Since the program began 51 years ago, more than 150 KU faculty and about 250 KU students have received Fulbright grants.

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