Ab Initio

ab in·i·ti·o: from the beginning (Latin)

Dispatches and updates from the Fulbright University Vietnam initiative

FUV Announces Board Expansion

Ab Initio is thrilled to share the news that Fulbright University Vietnam has added two additional members to its Board of Trustees. Here’s the official announcement: Kim Bottomly, Edward Miller Join the Fulbright University Vietnam Board of Trustees Ho Chi Minh City,...

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Remembering the Source…

The Vietnamese have a saying, “When drinking water, remember the source.” It is appropriate to recall this sentiment as Secretary of State John Kerry makes his final visit to Vietnam in an official capacity. We expect to make some exciting announcements about the...

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What’s in a Name?

Fulbright University Vietnam is privileged to bear the name of Senator J. William Fulbright. We share the Senator’s conviction that educational exchange can bring peoples and nations closer together. In Vietnam, the Fulbright name resonates deeply. Some recall the...

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The Design Team

TUIV is convening a team composed of FUV personnel and innovate thinkers in education to develop the university’s undergraduate program in engineering and the liberal arts and sciences. This effort is being led by Dinh Vu Trang Ngan and Mark Somerville. As a part of...

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Origins

Fulbright University Vietnam is a brand-new venture, but its “back story” can be traced back to the reestablishment of academic exchange between the US and Vietnam in the early 1990s. The broad outlines of this story are told elsewhere on this site. The origins of our...

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