45 U.S. Fulbright Scholars Conclude Their Work and Research in Poland

On June 8, Deputy Chief of Mission John Law and Embassy personnel attended the graduation ceremony for 45 U.S. Fulbright fellows who are concluding their work and research in Poland.  Hosted by the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission in the majestic Tyszkiewicz-Potocki Palace that houses the Museum of the University of Warsaw, the ceremony honored the work, ...
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Chargé D’affaires Law Opens 2nd Young Leaders Conference

Chargé D’affaires John Law, addressing an audience of 350 young students from high schools and universities across Poland at the 2nd annual Young Leaders Conference held May 24-25 at the Palladium Theater, spoke about his diplomatic career as well as “the importance of youth in renewing the strong relationship shared between Poland and the United ...
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EducationUSA Interactive Webchat on Student Visas

EducationUSA Interactive: Student Visas • Date and Time: Thursday, May 24, 2018, 11:00 EDT / 15:00 UTC • Event page: https://www.facebook.com/EducationUSA • Language: English Are you an international student interested in studying in the United States? Do you need help with applying for a student visa and have questions on the process? Join EducationUSA for a Facebook Live event ...
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Embassy Commemorates World Down Syndrome Day at the American School of Warsaw

On March 21, World Down Syndrome Day, Cultural Affairs Officer Dan Hastings was invited by the American School of Warsaw to speak to 5th grade students about Down Syndrome.  Hastings, the proud father of a child with Down Syndrome, talked about his family’s life raising their child.  He answered numerous questions from children about the ...
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Ambassador Jones and Fulbright Director Kick off 2nd Edition of High School Mentorship Program

On March 9 in Warsaw, Ambassador Jones and Justyna Janiszewska, Executive Director of the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission, kicked off the 2nd edition of the “EducationUSA Advisory Program” for 20 Polish high school students interested in studying at American universities.  The 20 students were selected from an application field of almost 400 high school students across ...
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Come Meet Polish High School Students in Warsaw! (April 24-25)

The U.S. Commercial Service at the U.S. Embassies in Poland, Austria and the Czech Republic are organizing educational fairs and partnership development opportunities in their respective countries from April 23 to April 27, 2018. In Warsaw the fair will take place on April 24-25 in the beautiful library of the University of Warsaw.  Come to ...
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The U.S. Embassy and POLIN Museum Invite Teachers to Apply for Holocaust Teacher-Training in the U.S.

The U.S. Embassy Warsaw and the Polin Museum have partnered again this year to sponsor Polish secondary teachers to travel to the United States for a Holocaust teacher training program which will take place in the summer of 2018.  For more than a decade, the U.S. Department of State, in cooperation with the Association of ...
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Recruitment Opens to Congressional Internship Program for Polish Students

On January 11, Transatlantic Future Leaders Forum (TFLF) begins recruitment for the third edition of their Congressional internship program in Washington D.C. seeking the best and brightest university students.  Application deadline is March 15, 2018.  This highly competitive program runs from August to October, 2018 and includes internships in U.S. Congressional offices plus a series ...
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Baseball in December!- PAS Warsaw Supports Baseball in Schools Program

On December 16 in Wroclaw six Polish public schools participated in the first Play Ball baseball tournament, celebrating the final stage of a pilot program that introduces Polish students to the game of softball and baseball.  Deputy Cultural Affairs Officer Scott Whitmore attended the tournament, met with local organizers and officials and handed out prizes and awards ...
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Apply to the EducationUSA Advisory Program!

Do you dream of studying in the USA?  Would you like someone more experienced to guide you through the application process?  Then please apply to take part in the EducationUSA Advisory Program of the U.S. Embassy and U.S.-Polish Fulbright Commission to obtain support from professional education advisors and Polish alumni of U.S. universities!    Apply ...
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Announcing Winners of My America Summer Work Travel Photo Contest 2017

We are pleased to announce the winners and finalists of the 2017 edition of the My America photo contest for participants of the Summer Work Travel program. First Prize – Michał Binkiewicz “Wanderer on the road” Second Prize – Karolina Centkowska “Monumental Friendship” Third Prize – Bogusz Kluz “The biggest” The other finalists include the ...
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FabLab at the Copernicus Center is Now Open!

On Tuesday November 7th Deputy Chief of Mission John Law participated in the opening of the FabLab in partnership with Copernicus Science Center in Warsaw. The Copernicus Science Center FabLab is Poland’s first FabLab where children and educators learn how to design by using digital production equipment—such as 3D printers, plotters, digital cutters—as well as ...
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International Education Week 2017 and International Students Day

This week marks the 17th Annual International Education Week (IEW), a joint initiative between the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, which celebrates and promotes the benefits of international education and exchange programs worldwide. Initially created so that America could inspire its students to travel abroad, IEW now encourages and supports foreign students ...
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September-October Issue of Zoom in on America

The September-October 2017 issue of Zoom in on America is about the famous expedition of Lewis and Clark at the beginning of the 19th century. If traveling West in today’s America – where every hill, mountain, creek and valley has been measured, photographed and inspected by scientists – can arouse admiration, let us imagine what it ...
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Opening of “Tadeusz Kosciuszko – A Man of Vision” Exhibition

On the evening of September 18 in the heart of Warsaw Ambassador Jones helped officially open the innovative outdoor exhibition Tadeusz Kosciuszko – A Man of Vision.  Designed by the Museum of Polish History  and proudly supported by the US Embassy, the exhibition will be open to the public 24 hours through the end of September at the Krakowskie ...
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Recruitment for the Future Leaders Exchange Program (FLEX)

American Councils for International Education in cooperation with the United States Embassy in Poland have started recruiting for the next edition of the FLEX Program (Future Leaders Exchange Program). The program which is targeted at third-graders of gymnasium and first-grade highs school students gives them the opportunity to study one year in American high school ...
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Graduation Ceremony for the 2016-2017 Polish Fulbright Grantees

Frank J. Finver, Counselor for Public Affairs with Fulbright grantee In his remarks at the graduation ceremony for the 2016-2017 Polish Fulbright grantees, Deputy Chief of Mission, John Law, congratulated the scholars on their exchange and  underlined the  significance of the Fulbright Program for the development of science in both countries. “The Fulbright Program is an ...
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May-June Zoom in on America

American photographer Gordon Parks (1912-2006) began his career in Farm Security Administration, and then worked for „Vogue” and „Life” magazines. Apart from photography, he was a film director, and a writer. His artistic motto was: “I Use My Camera as a Weapon”. This issue of Zoom in on America is about his life and the ...
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My America: 2017 Summer Work Travel Photo Contest

The U.S. Mission to Poland is excited to announce the 2017 edition of the “My America: Summer Work Travel” photo contest.  We invite Polish Summer Work Travel participants to submit photographs that highlight their experience in America.  Photographs may focus on the natural environment, culture, people, or places in the United States, among other subjects. ...
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U.S. Embassy Donated English Language Books to School in Redzikowo

On June 14, 2017 the U.S. Embassy Warsaw donated to the Zespół Szkół in Redzikowo about 500 English language books for young readers on behalf of the U.S. Department of Defense.  U.S. servicemen from the nearby military base in Redzikowo joined the Embassy’s Counselor of Public Affairs, Christopher Midura, in a ceremony at the school ...
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Warsaw School of Economics Students Discuss U.S.-Polish Economic Relations with U.S. Diplomats

The U.S. Embassy Warsaw’s Economic Section hosted a group of students from the Foreign Affairs Club at the Warsaw School of Economics on 20 April 2017 to discuss the U.S.-Polish economic relationship as part of the group’s Action Diplomacy 2017 project.  This project enables students to visit numerous foreign embassies and consulates in Warsaw and ...
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Deputy Press Attaches Meets Students in Gdynia and Explains the Electoral College

The third High School in Gdynia invited Deputy Press Attache Stephen Dreikorn to deliver a presentation about the Electoral College. Dreikorn explained the history of the electoral college as well as some of its idiosyncrasies over the past 200 years. Following the presentation, Dreikorn answered questions on variety of subjects, including American politics, life as ...
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February Zoom in on America

Are Americans a mobile nation? We are trying to answer this question in an interview with an American student. You will also find an article on MOVies about MOVing. The February issue (PDF 1,37 Mb) Read more  about Zoom in on America  All past issues of Zoom in on America.
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January Zoom in on America

The January issue of Zoom in on America is devoted to the Kennedy Space Center. An hour drive east of Orlando, Florida there is a 34-mile long and roughly six-mile wide area, covering 219 square miles that is visited, on average, by 1.5 million visitors per year. It is called the Kennedy Space Center, but more than tourism it ...
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The U.S. Embassy and POLIN Museum invite teachers to apply for Holocaust Teacher-Training in the USA

  The U.S. Embassy Warsaw and the Polin Museum have partnered again this year to sponsor Polish secondary teachers to travel to the United States for a Holocaust teacher training program which will take place in 2017.  For more than a decade, the U.S. Department of State, in cooperation with the Association of Holocaust Organizations ...
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November Zoom in on America

The November issue of Zoom in on America features Colorado, “The Centennial State.” The origins of the name and nickname of the state are explained alongside other interesting facts about Colorado, the Capitol building, the ancient dwelling place – Messa Verde and many other.  You will find a little Colorado quiz and Activity Page with Reading ...
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Fifth Reunion of the TOP 500 Innovators Program Alumni

Alison Dilworth, Economic Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw, took part in the welcome ceremony for the fifth reunion of the TOP 500 Innovators program alumni. TOP 500 Innovators V Reunion hosted two distinguished American speakers:  John Spence, laureate TOP 100 Business Thought Leader in America and Spencer Penhart, Penhart Performance Group. They gave ...
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Krakow: Gymnasium and Lyceum students Compete in Zoom in on America Trivia Contest

More than 70 Gymnasium and Lyceum students ‎from Krakow and the area showed off their knowledge of the United States during recent trivia contests held at the Pedagogical University in Krakow.  Gymnasium No. 52 beat out a dozen other junior high schools in Krakow on November 14, while Senior High School No. 2 won the contest ...
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Join EducationUSA International Students Day Virtual College Fair on November 16, 2016

International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education initiative is part of our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences. One of the ...
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September Issue of Zoom in on America

The September issue of Zoom in on America is about Jesse Owens, America’s greatest track and field athlete. The latest issue   (PDF 1,65 Mb).   Read more  about Zoom in on America  All past issues of Zoom in on America.    
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Fulbright Commission Hosts BBQ for Polish Fulbright Alumni

On September 8th, Deputy Chief of Mission John C. Law spoke at the meeting for Polish alumni of the Fulbright Program organized by the U.S.-Polish Fulbright Commission and U.S. Embassy Warsaw. Polish academics from universities from all over Poland took part in the barbecue. Executive Director of the Fulbright Commission Justyna Janiszewska encouraged Polish Fulbright ...
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New Issue of Zoom in on America

The July-August 2016 issue of Zoom in on America is about summer work. Many students in America decide to take a job during the summer. There is also a program for international students who want to work and travel in the USA during their holidays. The latest issue   (PDF 1,97 Mb).   Read more  about Zoom in on America  ...
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Ambassador Jones to Host FLEX Program Students

On July 12, Ambassador Jones will host 30 participants of the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) program.  The event recognizes participants of the first Polish edition of the program, who will travel to various U.S. states this summer to begin their year-long educational and cultural experience.  At the event, FLEX exchange students will interact with U.S. ...
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American Military Cadets Visit Krakow and Auschwitz

Future American armed forces leaders visited Krakow and Auschwitz as a part of a study tour focused on holocaust and genocide issues.  The delegation included 14 cadets from the West Point Military Academy, Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Coast Guard Academy. U.S. Consul General Walter Braunohler hosted a reception for them at his residence ...
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My America: Summer Work Travel Photo Contest 2016

A NEW EDITION OF “MY AMERICA” PHOTO CONTEST U.S. Embassy Warsaw and U.S. Consulate General Krakow are pleased to announce a new edition of the “My America: Summer Work Travel Photo Contest.” We invite Summer Work Travel participants from Poland to submit photographs that highlight their experience in America. Photographs may focus on the natural ...
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American Education Fair Returns to Warsaw!

American Education Fair Returns to Warsaw! The U.S. embassy cordially invites students, teachers and parents to the American Education Fair on April 20 at the University of Warsaw Library. Representatives of 15 American colleges and universities will present their educational offers for gymnasium, high-school and university students. The fair is open to anyone interested in ...
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Contests on Zoom in on America in Southern Poland

March and April are the months when trivia contests are held based on the material in the U.S. Consulate monthly publication Zoom in on America ( www.usinfo.pl/zoom ). This year’s contests were organized at the America@YourLibrary in Kielce, The John Paul II High School in Niepołomice, the American Corner in Wroclaw, the Jan Heweliusz High School ...
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New Executive Director at the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission in Warsaw

In cooperation with the Ministry of Science and Higher Education and the U.S. Embassy, the Board of Directors of the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission has appointed Ms. Justyna Janiszewska as the Executive Director of the Commission. Ms. Janiszewska will assume duties May 1.   Prior to becoming the Executive Director of the Polish-American Fulbright Commission, Ms. Janiszewska ...
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Summer Work Travel Photo Exhibit Opens in Krakow

Consul General Walter Braunohler and Krakow Pedagogical University Deputy Rector Kazimierz Karolczak opened an impressive photographic exhibit showcasing the 25 finalist photos of the 2015 Summer Work Travel Photo (SWT) Contest, which U.S. Consulate Krakow and U.S. Embassy Warsaw jointly organized in fall 2015.  The opening gathered over 200 university students and faculty.  The aim of ...
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Deputy Press Attaché Stephen Dreikorn Discussed U.S. Elections with Students in Lodz, Gorzow Wielkopolski, and Bydgoszcz

U.S. Embassy Warsaw’s Deputy Press Attaché Stephen Dreikorn travelled to Lodz, Gorzow Wielkpolski, and Bydgoszcz this month where he gave presentations to high school students about how the United States elects its President. The American Corner in Lodz, and two america@your library host institutions, the Wojewodzka i Miejska Biblioteka Publiczna in Bydgoszcz and the Wojewodzka ...
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Consulate Krakow: Pol/Econ Officer Andrew Caruso Speaks at Tarnobrzeg School

Political-Economic Officer Andrew Caruso gave a speech on New York City to middle-school students who participated in the Manhattan: 3 Dimensions competition in Tarnobrzeg, south-east Poland.  The February 4th event marked the end of a school semester-long competition covering three disciplines: information and multimedia, art and geography, and literature.  The contest originated by a teacher of ...
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Warsaw PAO Visits American Corner in Katowice

On Monday, December 14, Warsaw PAO Christopher Midura visited the American Corner in Katowice and learned about the variety of programs the Corner offers its wide audience, which includes university students as well as children. The American Corner organizes a variety of events, including public readings, film screenings, speaker programs, workshops, video-conferences and exhibits, and ...
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