Prof. Michele Villinski to Present Thursday Workshop at Indonesian University
March 17, 2009
March 17, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Michele T. Villinski, associate professor of economics and management at DePauw University, will present a seminar Thursday at the University of Surabaya (Universitas Surabaya/UBAYA) in Indonesia. The session is entitled, "Environmental Economics and Corporate Responsibility: Tools and Applications."
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Dr. Villinski is teaching environmental and natural resource economics and policy at Universitas Surabaya as a recipient of a Fulbright Award for the 2008-09 academic year. Established in 1946 under legislation introduced by the late Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas, the Fulbright Scholar program's purpose is to build mutual understanding between the people of the United States and other countries.
DePauw University is among the "Top Producers of Fulbright Awards for U.S. Students, 2008-09" according to a chart published in the October 24, 2008 edition of the Chronicle of Higher Education. The publication notes that three 2008 DePauw graduates received Fulbright Awards to study and live abroad for a year, and that 17 students at the University applied for the prestigious grants. Besides Villinski, another member of the DePauw University faculty (David Alvarez) and two alumni also received Fulbright Awards for this academic year. Details can be found in this story.Back