Institute of Forestry, Pokhara Campus hosted a Fulbright Information Session for students and faculty from colleges around Pokhara who received detail information about the Global UGRAD Program , Master’s Program, Visiting Scholar and S-I-R program as well as the Specialist Program on November 24, 2022. Ms. Rakchhya Maharjan, Senior Program Officer at USEF Nepal, delivered the presentation on different opportunities and interacted to a packed audience of eager students and faculty.
The campus is grateful to Ms. Rakchhya Maharjan and USEF family for this wonderful program and wishes to have continuation of organizing the similar program in future.
This year the campus is hosting two Fulbright Scholars conducting teaching and research in Nepal for a period of 5 to 6 months. Fulbright scholar Neelam Poudyal, Professor of natural resource policy and human dimensions at University of Tennessee, Knoxville ’s School of Natural Resource, USA is supporting the campus through teaching, research guidance and conducting his own research entitled “Sustaining human-wildlife co-existence around protected areas (buffer zones)”. Similarly, Dr. Andrew Egan, former Dean and Professor, School of Natural Resources, Paul Smith’s College, NY, USA is supporting the campus through substantial teaching to both bachelor and master degree programs and guiding students for their proposal development and research guidance.
Institute of Forestry, Pokhara Campus express sincere gratitudes to both the scholars for their valuable contribution.