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  • Олон улсын сайн дурын ажилтны өдрийг тохиолдуулан, АНУ-ын ЭСЯ Хюберт Хамфри хөтөлбөрийн төгсөгч П. Гандолгор болон Америкт төгсөгчдийн холбооны сайн дурын үйлсийг онцолж байна. On International Volunteer Day, U.S. Embassy - Ulaanbaatar,...

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    On November 21, American corner hosted Study of the U.S. Institutes on Women’s Leadership (SUSI for Women's Leadership) program alumni talk. The Study of the U.S. Institute on Women's Leadership examines the history and...

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    When I first found out that I was accepted to study my master’s degree in one of the U.S. universities as a Fulbright Scholar, I did not know what to expect. I felt extremely nervous and anxious, but at the same time I wanted to study and...

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    After a successful Fulbright interview in July 2010, I had to take a several hard exams such as TOEFL, GRE in following few months in order to get the scholarship. Scores of the exams were not good as I wanted and I was still not informed the...

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    My name is Ariunaa Enkhtur, a new Fulbright alumna. I completed my master’s degree in Higher Education Administration at Syracuse University, a very broad program where I learned about student development, college administration, public...

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    My Fulbright stories
    28th of April, 2014

    I am a country girl from a remote town of 13,000 in Eastern Mongolia. Not many people had ever imagined I could make it as far as the United States of America with the Fulbright Program. I have had the honor to be a Fulbrighter twice – the...

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    New lifelong friendships These friendships have been formed not only with my wonderful host family but also with the people from the school, fellow exchange students and my mentors. I now feel comfortable approaching strangers and find it easy to...

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    Exchange Alumni Member of the Month,Salih Yuce of Turkey: As a cancer survivor, and passionate supporter of cancer patients, Salih Yuce used insights gained during his U.S. IVLP exchange to create dynamic awareness projects . Introducing the...

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      Exchange Alumni Member of the Month As an exchange participant of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), Hotam Fayzulloev of Tajikistan was inpsired by the amicable relationships between different faiths in the United...

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    FLEX Alumna Honored with U.S. Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award Elena Milashina , a Flex Program alumna, was recently one of nine women awarded the U.S. Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award...

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    European Alumni Associations Gather to Strengthen Pan-European Network More than 100 European alumni came together in February for the second annual conference of the European Network of American Alumni Associations. Read more> U.S....

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    Prominent Alumni of 2012 Each year, alumni of U.S. State Department exchange programs receive prestigious honors and attain positions of prominence all around the world.  See some of the most notable alumni achievements of 2012 here!...

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    SUSI Stories
    18th of December, 2012

    "Twenty bright girls from five very interesting countries living together on campus, while sharing their stories and culture, was the best part of this program. This has really made us sisters that will never be separated. Traveling through...

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    Trouble viewing the newsletter? Please view the online version at: https://alumni.state.gov/news2/announcements . HIGHLIGHTS Salman Khan of the Khan Academy Internet and Education with Salman Khan of the Khan Academy Tune in November 14...

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    Humphrey Gandolgor's Story
    12th of September, 2012

    When I landed in the U.S. in the Summer of 2011 to study in Michigan State University as a Hubert Humphrey Fellow 2011-2012, I was so excited because I felt it was a great chance to pursue my goal, which was to expand my professional experience...

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    UGRADer Erdene's Story
    12th of September, 2012

    Hello everyone, my name is Erdene and I am an alumna of the UGRAD exchange program. I studied at University of Evansville, in Indiana. I wanted to share about the chances and possibilities you have when you study in the U.S. But that is too...

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    Fulbrighter Cooper's Story
    12th of September, 2012

    - Learn song! Enkhma said, smiling at me with sunglasses on. - Learn a song, I said, correcting her. We want to learn a song. - Yeah, she said, pulling her ear buds out and grinning. We want. We want to learn a song, I corrected her. - Yeah, we...

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    Trouble viewing the newsletter? Please view the online version at: https://alumni.state.gov/news2/announcements . HIGHLIGHTS Derek Jentzsch, grant writing expert. Live Video Webchat with Grant Writing Expert Derek Jentzsch  State Alumni...

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    The Mongolian winter is far and widely known as one of the fiercest in the world and often tops the list of deterring factors that drive people from Mongolia. How-ever, many will be surprised to learn that it was the winter and the winter of...

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    Trouble viewing the newsletter? Please view the online version at: https://alumni.state.gov/news2/announcements . HIGHLIGHTS Alumni speaking at donation ceremony Hubert H. Humphrey Association Makes Humanitarian Assistance Food Donation to...

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    Trouble viewing the newsletter? Please view the online version at: https://alumni.state.gov/news2/announcements . HIGHLIGHTS Villagers wait to have their questions answered by local judge. 2011 Winning AEIF Project Team Brings Legal Aid to...

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    FLTA program
    28th of June, 2012

    Did you know that the FLTA program is one of the most rewarding pro-grams that you will ever be awarded to do in the U.S.A.? My name is Munkhbileg Janchivdorj, I work at the University of the Humanities as an English language teacher. In 2009, I...

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    My Humphrey Year
    20th of May, 2012

    My name is Chinkhand Dorj. I was a Humphrey fellow at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, ASU (Arizona State University) 2010-2011 and it is my pleasure to share about my experiences with my fellow alumni through this...

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    SUSI Diary
    3rd of May, 2012

    June17, 2011. Day One or Arrival At very long last- Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A. … Have been waiting for this moment for some endless five months. And, now, I am here in the U.S. … Local time says it’s 2:30 in the morning....

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    Trouble viewing the newsletter? Please view the online version at: https://alumni.state.gov/news2/announcements . HIGHLIGHTS 2012 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund Finalists Announced! The State Alumni website has announced the 154...

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    For the last several years, I have been working for the Mongolian Government on the issue of Water Policy. The last 4 years were very special time for Mongolian water policy and legislation as well as for the general development of the sector. In...

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    BIO: Lauren Knapp is a Fulbright-mtvU Fellow researching modern music in Ulaanbaatar. She ar-rived in Mongolia in October and will stay through the end of the summer filming and interviewing key players in Mongolia’s rock and pop music...

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    Trouble viewing the newsletter? Please view the online version at:   https://alumni.state.gov/news2/announcements?utm_source=monthly-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=April2012. HIGHLIGHTS Bangladesh Fulbright alumnus and...

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    Trouble viewing the newsletter? Please view the online version at: https://alumni.state.gov/news2/announcements . HIGHLIGHTS Two alumnae, one Israeli and one Palestinian, stand together The 2012 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund Has Begun!...

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    The U.S. embassy in Ulaanbaatar organized the pre-departure orientation for the 2011 new Mongolian Fulbright grantees on Wednesday, June 23, 2011 in conjunction with the Mongolian Ministry of Education, Culture and Science. The event was opened...

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    My name is Bayasgalan.S. I am researcher and lecturer at School of Foreign Service NUM majoring on International Relations and National Security Policymaking. It is my pleas-ure to share my experience of participating in the SUSI program and...

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    The LGBT Centre in Ulaanbaatar is Mongolia's first and only LGBT human rights organization. In a country where working for LGBT rights is not only difficult but also dangerous, the LGBT Centre is building a better and safer society for...

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    Last March I had a wonderful chance to meet and learn from powerful women and men who are dedicating their efforts for supporting women leadership and training emerging women leaders. Women leaders are the key people in grass root NGOs and...

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    Dr. Tsolmon Renchin, a 2008 Humphrey alumna, is one of the few dedicated professionals of remote sensing and Geoinformation system science in Mongolia, a specialized field of science that studies the processing, application and development of...

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    Humphrey experience
    29th of November, 2010

    As my home country Mongolia increases its pace of development to participate more in the international community, I embraced the opportunity of spending a year in the United States. The academic year 09/10 became my Humphrey year that I...

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    Cities and themes
    26th of November, 2010

    As Foreign Relations officer of a local government, I attended the World Learning Visitor Exchange program entitled “State and Local Government with the support of the U.S. Embassy from September 7-24, 2010 in the U.S. This program offered...

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    Fullbright the Global Force
    26th of November, 2010

    I’m Uyanga Bazaa, was born and raised in Ulaanbaatar. How-ever, I wouldn’t call myself a city girl. I love the countryside and out-door activities but at the same time I cannot imagine my life without TV, Internet as I am in the field...

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    My American experience
    25th of November, 2010

    My trip to the USA began by getting interviewed and acquiring my visa at the American Embassy in Ulaanbaatar. People with various travel purposes, ranging from visiting a student daughter, attending a Dalai Lama lecture and travelling, were...

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    SUSI:Experiencing the U.S.A
    2nd of November, 2010

    My name is Chuluuntumur and I am a secondary school English teacher from Darkhan. It is my pleas-ure to share my experience of participating in the SUSI program and visiting the United States in the alumni newsletter. SUSI program was an...

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    Awesome UGRAD
    2nd of November, 2010

    Hello, everyone! My name is Ulziimaa. I’m an alumna of Global Undergraduate Exchange Program, a program sponsored by the US Department of State for under-graduate students from over 40 developing countries. I participated in this program...

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    It is a great pleasure for me to share with my fellow alumni some of my thoughts and memories of my Humphrey Fellowship Year in 2010-2011. I was fortunate to be selected as one of the 2010 Humphrey Fellows and I am very grateful to the U.S....

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    USA through IV
    12th of October, 2010

    For any Mongolian it is the most normal thing to have hot tea with their meals whether it is July or January. However, it was the most unusual thing to have ice cold water offered with my meal and to see the genuinely surprised faces of the...

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    Making a difference
    3rd of September, 2010

    Gantuya, known as the cheerful Ganaa among her friends and the alumni, is one of the most active and devoted members of the Mongolian U.S.G. Alumni Association (MUSGAA). Ganaa, a strong and active businesswoman who works for one of the most...

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    I am Naraa, a Humphrey fellow at Cornell in 2009-2010 academic year. It was very special and important year in my life. There were many impressive moments, but here I would like to share one experience that remained in my mind most vivid and that...

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    It always gives me such pleasure and joy to remember my Humphrey year at the Peabody College, Vanderbilt University where I was blessed by new experience for educational innovation. My name is Enkhtuvshin and I received Humphrey fellowship in...

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    “Hundreds of years ago, grasslands covered more than a quarter of the planet. Today grasslands are among the most imperiled major habitats with only a small fraction remaining, and they are essential for sustaining life on planet...

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