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Sam Nelson of Ridgewater College, Willmar, Minn., named Fulbright Scholar


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

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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