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WILLMAR -- Sam Nelson, a history instructor at Ridgewater College, has been named a Fulbright Scholar for 2012-13.

Nelson will teach at the Kazan Institute of Economics, Management and Law in Russia for the entire 2012-13 academic year.


The grant was awarded by the U.S. State Department and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

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Linda Vanderwerf

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