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Our cover story highlights the work that IU South Bend faculty members have done as Fulbright Scholars at universities spanning the globe. Elsewhere in the issue: meet new campus administrators and learn how the School of Education is helping address teacher shortages. We also celebrate a Titan philanthropist, cheer a recent graduate's success as a grade school principal, and look into the spikes and synergy of the women's volleyball squad.

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Fulbright Scholars: Bringing the World to South Bend and Vice Versa

For the academic year 1965-66, IU South Bend economics professor Joseph Martellaro taught at the University of Cordoba in Argentina. The opportunity was the result of a Fulbright scholarship. Martellaro was the first IU South Bend professor to receive the honor, and the university has seen 11 more Fulbright Scholars emerge from its ranks in the ensuing years. Most recently, English professor Elaine Roth secured a Fulbright that sent her to Mexico City in the Spring of 2023. Roth has the additional distinction of being the only faculty member to earn the honor twice.

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