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Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
October 1, 2001


Fulbright New Century Scholars Program to be Launched, Scholars from 19 Countries to be Announced

The first Fulbright New Century Scholars will be named at a press briefing on Wednesday, October 3, at 9:30 a.m., at the National Press Club (Edward R. Murrow Room), at 14th and F Streets, NW, Washington, DC. The 30 leading academic and professional experts from the United States and 18 other countries will focus as a team for one year on "Challenges of Health in a Borderless World" and ways to achieve good health for all people worldwide.

The Fulbright New Century Scholars Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars aims to expand outreach and impact by joining outstanding research scholars and professionals from around the world to collaborate on issues of global significance.

Media representatives contact: Catherine Stearns, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, phone 202-203-5107 or e-mail cstearns@pd.state.gov.


Released on October 1, 2001

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