global studies

Geographic study aids improvement

WSU is positioning itself for global outreach and impact. Coincidentally, one of the many examples of such impact is a study of geographic positioning.   Ph.D. student Arif Akgul is completing his doctoral research on how the Spokane Police Department (SPD) uses geographic information systems (GIS) computer applications like crime mapping and analysis. His study […]

Go global and grow

Photo: Professor Dogan Gursoy, front right, with WSU and other students and faculty in front of the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Gurosy is in charge of the Thailand summer study abroad program. (Photo courtesy of Dogan Gursoy). It’s one thing to look at a world map and find Nanjing; it’s another thing to be in […]