University has among the most Fulbright scholars during 2017-18 school year

March 02, 2018

Regis University has had three faculty members named Fulbright scholars in the 2017-18 academic year, an honor that was noted recently in “The Chronicle of Higher Education.” Regis was the only Colorado university included in the list that included most Fulbright scholars during the current academic year for master’s programs.  

A link to this and related lists may be found here: https://www.chronicle.com/article/Top-Producers-of-Fulbright/242557.

Regis University Dean of the Dayton Memorial Library Janet Lee is in Ethiopia, partnering with a university there to help open access for scholarly publishing. Her hope is to give voice to the unheard, sharing their knowledge, perspectives and values.

Damla Isik, an associate professor in the Sociology department and an anthropologist by trade, was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to teach on Middle Eastern women’s issues and other topics at the University of Zadar in Croatia.

Bobbi Ewelt, an affiliate faculty member, received a Fulbright Scholarship to teach a business marketing class in Lima, Peru. The class links students in Lima and at Regis via videoconference.

The Fulbright Program is for students, scholars, teachers, professionals, scientists and artists. Under the program, those selected receive grants to study, do research and teach. Each year 8,000 grants are provided. Regis has had 12 Fulbright scholars.  

Established in 1877, Regis University is a premier, globally engaged institution of higher learning in the Jesuit tradition that prepares leaders to live productive lives of faith, meaning and service. Regis University, one of 28 Jesuit universities in the nation, has four campus locations in the Denver metro area and Colorado Springs and extensive online program offerings with more than 11,000 enrolled students. For more information, visit www.regis.edu.