Published: July 15, 2015

"Two of the five recipients of the 2015 Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship are CU-Boulder alumni. Ari Beser (PolSci’11) and Ryan T. Bell (Hist’01) will study and document international stories over the next year.

"Beser will travel throughout Japan to study the impact of the atomic bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He will use photo essays, videos and articles in a blogumentary titled, “Hibakusha: The Nuclear Family.” Beser’s goal is to give voice to people directly affected by nuclear technology today...

"Bell will travel through rural Russia and Kazakhstan, studying the areas where pastoralists are working to rebuild cattle industries in the wake of the Soviet Union’s collapse. His project, “Comrade Cowboys,” will chronicle his experience through photography, writing and possibly a travel podcast..."

Originally published by the University of Colorado Boulder News Center. See more at: http://www.colorado.edu/news/features/two-alumni-awarded-fulbright-national-geographic-digital-storytelling-fellowships#sthash.IZB6wfsj.gVVQh1oY.dpuf.