ECU professor receives Fulbright award

Mulatu Wubneh, a professor in ECU’s planning program in the Department of Geography, has been awarded a Fulbright grant for study and lecture in Ethiopia.

East Carolina University professor Mulatu Wubneh in the Department of Geography will spend fall 2012 at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia through a 2012-13 Fulbright Scholar award for lecturing and research.

Wubneh will research urban revitalization in the city of Addis Ababa.

He is one of the 1,200 U.S. faculty and professionals who will travel abroad through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program in 2012-2013.

The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. It is one of the most widely recognized and prestigious international exchange programs in the U.S.

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