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  • While many customs date back to the 1789 inauguration of President George Washington, others have developed over time.

  • Fulbrighter Suresh Sethuraman uses his study of heritage buildings and sites in the United States to conserve those in India. 

  • Hameed Fazal, a SUSIs 2009 alumnus, says his trip to the United States brought him closer to people from different countries.

  • They are vital to the election process because they give candidates a platform to showcase their strengths and help voters form their opinions. 

  • Third parties and independent candidates play an important role in democratic systems, but they are minor players in the United States. 

  • In the United States, people don’t vote directly for the president. Instead, a system called the Electoral College is used, where electors serve as intermediaries for the country’s voters.

  • How digitization of media is affecting the 2016 U.S. presidential election coverage.

  • New forms of campaign funding are changing the role of money in U.S. politics.

  • The polling industry is evolving its methodologies to keep pace with the changing U.S. election scenario.

  • Bhagwati Agrawal has developed a water collection system that currently collects 15 million liters of clean drinking water a year for 10,000 residents of six Rajasthan villages.

  • Najmuzzaman Mohammad says intercultural learning equips people with the skills to interact in a multicultural environment without prejudice and stereotypes.

  • There’s nothing more American than an old-fashioned political debate.

  • Fulbrighter teaching assistants from the United States and India explain how classrooms, opportunities and challenges are different in the two countries.

  • Applicants should be wary of agents or touts, who illegally promise U.S. visas for a fee, and should better avail themselves of the free services offered by EducationUSA.

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