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Oct. 16: President Carter part of U.S.-China relations gathering

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University is one of about 70 venues nationwide that will simultaneously access a free, public, webcast conversation with former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, including the option to send in questions via email, during the annual CHINA Town Hall at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, in College Hall 220.

Students earn national scholarships to study abroad

PULLMAN, Wash. – Three Washington State University students are among approximately 800 undergraduates nationwide awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad this fall. About 20 percent of applicants are successful, and supporting essays are particularly important to the application, said Sarah Ann Hones, director of the distinguished scholarship program at WSU. More […]

New center brings WSU and China together

PULLMAN— A new WSU office opened its doors Oct. 23. An acting director is currently placing phone calls and organizing the day’s activities. There’s nothing exceptional about this except that the new WSU office is located in Chengdu, China.   Through an agreement between WSU College of Business and Southwestern University of Finance and Economics […]

WSU responds to China’s call

PULLMAN – China hosts five times the number of international students that it welcomed 10 years ago, and WSU is among the contributors.   According to WSU International Programs data, China is the fifth most popular destination for WSU students studying abroad, with 36 students there during the 2007-2008 academic year. In contrast, one WSU […]

WSU student, faculty designers Tibet, China bound

SPOKANE – A team of Washington State University architecture, landscape architecture and interior design faculty and students are bound for China and Tibet this May to get a rare look at how people there design, furnish and occupy their homes. Led by Professor Nancy Blossom, director of the Interdisciplinary Design Institute at WSU Spokane, and […]

Focus on China commerce

SPOKANE–Trade opportunities with China are the focus of a daylong conference in Spokane Sept. 13. Sponsored by the Washington State University Asia Program, the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, the Spokane International Trade Alliance (SITA) and the Spokane World Affairs Council (SWAC), the day will feature both private and public venues.“The executive roundtable and the […]

Three WSU students selected to study in China

PULLMAN – Three Washington State University students were awarded a David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarship from the National Security Education Program. Andrew Whitaker, Tamber Hilton and Jordan Bush each received $10,000 per semester, for up to two semesters to live in China and study the language, culture and issues related to global security. After graduation, […]