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Office of National Scholarship and Fellowships, said this was a record-setting year for UT in the Fulbright Student Program, with the largest number of awards offered (eight) and semifinalists (18) in UT history.

“I’m thrilled for the students and for UT. Having this much participation and success in the Fulbright competition says a lot about how our students are increasingly seeing the Fulbright as an important and attainable pursuit,” Seidler said, noting that the last year saw 42 students—the most ever—apply for Fulbrights.
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Organized Research Units at different stages in their funding. Read about their experiences and what they felt led to their success.

ORU Year One Success: Initiative for PON/POC Nano-bio-sensing (IPN)

Jayne Wu and IPN colleagues After only six months as an Organized Research Unit, Jayne Wu, associate professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and her colleagues have already published eight papers, received $240,000 in external funding, and have big plans in the works for their patented technology.
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