January 21, 2010

Recently named Fulbright Scholar William Joseph Silvia, professor in the UK College of Agriculture Department of Animal and Food Sciences, will travel to Santa Rosa, Argentina, from March to May 2010. In Argentina, Silvia will lecture on improving the reproductive performance of dairy cows at the National University of La Pampa.  Information on other recently named Fulbright honorees from UK is located here.

The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Under a cooperative agreement with the bureau, the Council for International Exchange of Scholars assists in the administration of the Fulbright Scholar Program for faculty and professionals. Approximately 1,250 U.S. faculty and professionals received Fulbright Scholar or Fulbright Specialist grants to teach and conduct research abroad during the 2009-2010 academic year. More than 50,000 academics and professionals have earned Fulbright grants since the program's 1947 inception.

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