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Former U.S. ambassador to lead international programs

By Kathy Barnard, University Communications

ChaudhryPULLMAN, Wash. – Asif J. Chaudhry, a career minister in the U.S. Senior Foreign Service who served as ambassador to Moldova in Eastern Europe and has held other leadership positions with the U.S. government around the globe, is Washington State University’s new vice president for international programs. His appointment begins June 1.Continue reading

Feb. 27: Mideast food, culture, music shared with public

mid-east-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Middle Eastern culture, food and live entertainment will be presented free to the public during the annual “Middle Eastern Night: Marvels of the Middle East” at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27 in the CUB ballroom. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

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Media war: ISIS insights from former Mideast correspondent

By Rebecca Phillips, University Communications

pintak-l-2011-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The beheading of American freelance journalist James Foley. YouTube videos flaunting a Jordanian pilot’s fiery death. Mass beheadings and other barbaric images tweeted and posted on Facebook. Week-by-week the Islamic State, known as ISIS, ratchets up atrocity and serves it to news outlets around the globe.Continue reading

March 22 deadline to apply for nuclear forensics school

By Sabrina Zearott, College of Arts & Sciences

nuclear-school-220PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University will host the 2015 Nuclear Forensics Undergraduate Summer School June 15-July 24. The application deadline is March 22; find information at http://pearl1.lanl.gov/external/nuclear-forensics/Continue reading