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2009.07.21 > For Immediate Release
contact: Tim Kaldahl - University Relations
phone: 402.554.3502 - email: tkaldahl@unomaha.edu

UNO's Fellman Awarded Fulbright Scholar Grant

Omaha - Richard Fellman, Department of Political Science adjunct faculty member at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture at Uzhhorod National University in Ukraine during the 2009-2010 academic year, according to the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Fellman will teach a master’s level course – “The Political System in the U.S.A.” during the autumn term, which starts Sept. 1. Fellman is the grandson of Ukrainian immigrants. While abroad he plans to try and find the small town where his grandfather lived. Uzhhorod National University, founded in 1945, has more than 12,000 students.

The Fulbright Program, America’s flagship international educational exchange program, is sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Since its inception, the Fulbright Program has exchanged approximately 273,500 people – 102,900 Americans who have studied, taught or researched abroad and 170,600 students, scholars and teachers from other countries who have engaged in similar activities in the United States. The program operates in more than 150 countries worldwide.

At UNO, Fellman has taught American and Nebraska government classes, Nebraska Politics, Urban Politics, and courses focused on political action committees and lobbyists. He also has practiced law and has served as a Douglas County commissioner and a state senator. He remains active in state politics. Fellman will travel to Uzhhorod National University with his wife, Beverly.

For more information, call (402) 554-3502.

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