Welcome to the Fulbright Visiting Scholars event page. Below are all the upcoming activities for this year. If you would like to participate or if you have any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Enrichment Program is conducted in association with the Council for International Exchange of Scholars. The Fulbright Program is a program of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State.
September 28, 2012: Welcome Reception at Wing Luke Asian American Museum
Welcome reception at Wing Luke Museum of the Asian American Experience with a docent museum tour and welcoming remarks by FIUTS staff.
October 27, 2012: Seattle Underground Tour
The group will attend a guided tour through the subterranean passages that once were the main roadways and first-floor store fronts of old downtown Seattle. The tour would be followed by dinner at a downtown restaurant.
November 22, 2012: Thanksgiving Dinner with Community Hosts
Fulbright Scholars will be placed individually and in small groups for a traditional Thanksgiving meal with local families.
December 8, 2012: Nutcracker Ballet
Scholars will enjoy the Pacific Northwest Ballet’s rendition of the Nutcracker. The ballet will be preceded by a backstage tour of the production.
January 19, 2013: Snowshoeing at Steven’s Pass
The group will travel to nearby Steven’s Pass for a day of snowshoeing on trails with FIUTS Facilitators and staff.
March 16, 2013: Tillicum Village Outing
Scholars will take a ferry to Tillicum Village for a Native American dance and music performance and traditional dinner.
April 12, 26, 2013: Global Ambassador Day
The group will present information about their home countries to elementary students alongside FIUTS' Global Ambassador Program
April 20, 2013: Earth Day Duwamish River Clean Up
The group will participate in Bellevue’s Earth Day park enhancement projects. Projects will include planting, trail resurfacing and removing invasive species. Projects will be followed by a family oriented festival. The festival will feature local environmental organizations hosting free activities, ranger walks and demonstrations.
April 28, 2013: Mariner’s Game
Fulbright scholars, Fulbright alumni, and FIUTS staff will enjoy a game at Seattle’s Safeco Field.