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Donald E. Breazeale named 2007 Fulbright Scholar

Posted 5/2/2007

Donald E. Breazeale, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension's Pershing County extension educator and university associate professor, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture and research at Oman Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman, during the 2006-2007 academic year.

Breazeale will research and lecture on Extension Methods and Alfalfa Production Economics. He is one of approximately 800 U.S. faculty and professionals who will travel abroad through the Fulbright Scholar Program. Muscat is the capital and largest city in the Sultanate of Oman and is located at the edge of the Arabian peninsula.

Established in 1946 under legislation introduced by the late Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas, the program's purpose is to build mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the rest of the world. Recipients of Fulbright awards are selected on the basis of academic or professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential in their fields.

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