Athenahealth Employee Wins Fulbright Scholarship to Study in The Netherlands

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Jordyn Burger, an 2014 graduate of Olin College who currently works at athenahealth in Watertown, has won a full grant through the Fulbright Program to study how people interact with products.

The Olin School of Engineering announced that Burger will be studying Design for Interaction at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands during her Fulbright year.

The goal of the program is to educate designers who understand what people do with and expect from the products they use in everyday life, and who are able to design products appropriate to their needs’ concerns and abilities, according to the the TU Delft website.

The Fulbright Program is an international exchange initiative sponsored by the U.S. government that is designed to build relationships between Americans and people in more than 140 countries across the globe to collectively address global challenges and work toward world peace, according to the Fulbright website.

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