Norwegian Fulbrighters in the US

Former and current Norwegian grantees share their experiences from their time as a Fulbright Grantee in the U.S. Below you will find a collection of articles that can give insight into what a year in the U.S. on a Fulbright grant is like.

AI in Medicine at BIDMC/Harvard Medical School

Ishita Barua was awarded a Fulbright grant for the academic year 2020-21 but had to postpone her start date due to the pandemic. In February 2021 she could finally start her research stay at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. Here she shares her impressions of the first few weeks living in Boston.

California calling!

Mads Outzen is spending four months in the Spring of 2021 at UC Berkeley as a Visiting Student Researcher. He is a PhD student at NTNU, at the Department of Art and Media Studies.

Family adventure in New Haven

Trygve Beyer Broch ’17-‘18 is back in Norway after conducting research in the field of Sports and Health at Yale University. Here is his take on 10 months of living in New Haven with his family.

Norwegian, Fulbright and Black in America.

Samuel Subbey, a bona fide black Norwegian from Bergen, shares some thoughts about racial and ethnic stereotypes and reflects on his experience as a Fulbright scholar at Cornell.

Settling down in Tree Town

Reidar Mosvold is spending the 2017/18 academic year in Ann Arbor with his family, doing research on mathematics education.

From NTNU to MIT

Charles Rutherford Ildstad spent the 2016/17 academic year at MIT in Boston as part of his Master of Science degree in Engineering at NTNU.

Fulbright & Fine Arts

The focus on art making as a channel for social and political change was what made Damir Avdagic pursue his MFA at UCLA.

Physics at UC Berkeley

“Do you want to come in?”
“Not really, but I guess I have to”

This was Eirik Erlandsen’s first encounter with the Fulbright foundation.

So much work, so much fun

Gunhild Ring Olsen spent a year in Washington D.C. with her family while she gathered data for her PhD project at the American University (2014-2015): “Partnerships between newsrooms and universities”.

PhD level studies at Yale University

Julie Paulsen was awarded a Fulbright grant in 2014 to spend eight months at Yale University as part of her PhD in genetic epidemiology from NTNU.