Update from a Fulbright Winner in Belgium!

Jacqueline Drayer in Ghent

Jacqueline has been studying architectural adaptive re-use in Ghent

January 22, 2016

Jacqueline Drayer, a recent graduate of GW's Columbian College of Arts and Sciences and a winner of a Fulbright Research Grant to Belgium, was recently profiled on the Fulbright Belgium website. In the article, she gives updates on her research at Ghent University and daily life in Belgium.

I arrived in Belgium unsure of what to expect as a fledgling researcher. Would I be able to communicate effectively with native Flemish and French speakers about such an esoteric subject? Would the buildings be as interesting as I thought based on impressions from their websites? Was I undertaking too expansive a project? I applied for a Fulbright with hope and confidence, but was now nervous about working full time as a researcher abroad.

Continue reading at Fulbright Belgium to find out how she is faring!