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WSU joins national effort to expand student study abroad

GSA-logo-250PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University will increase the number of students who study abroad from about 750 per year to 1,000 over the next five years. It is part of a nationwide initiative to equip them with the international experience necessary for success in a globalized world. » More …

College taps diversity, international programs leader

Noche de Familia

Ernst-Slavit makes a presentation at a Noche de Familia event
for prospective students and their families at WSU Vancouver.
(Photo by Laura Evancich)

PULLMAN, Wash. – To better prepare teachers and improve scholarship that extends to other cultures and languages, the College of Education (COE) has appointed Gisela Ernst-Slavit associate dean for diversity and international programs. It’s believed to be the first associate dean position of its kind at Washington State University.
 
“Diversity has always been a key piece for us,” said Mike Trevisan, COE dean. “But we had kind … » More …

First Global Cougs Week expands horizons at WSU

PULLMAN, Wash. – Panel discussions, a learning fair and a free movie will be part of the first Global Cougs Week at Washington State University Aug. 26-30.

 

Hosted by the Office of International Programs, these events are free to the public:

 

Aug. 27:
* Cougs at Home and Abroad student panel, noon-1 p.m., CUB L46.

 

Aug. 28:
* Global learning fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Terrell Mall.

 

Aug. 29:
* Global Experiences and the Job Market professional panel, noon-1 p.m., CUE 518. The panel will include representatives from Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, the Washington … » More …

Globalization Poster Gallery scheduled for Dec. 2

PULLMAN – The second Globalization Poster Gallery, featuring research by students from the Peer Advisors and International Peer Mentors and International Center Interns programs in conjunction with the Education Abroad Office and the Office of International Students and Scholars, will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Dec. 2 in the Compton Union Building’s Junior Ballroom.

 

Using globalization as a theme, the gallery reflects the work of students who spent fall semester earning academic credit in either the International Center or the Education Abroad Office. Through their respective roles and the poster session, these students make a significant contribution to the internationalization of the WSU … » More …

Singer, Hytten to present at education lecture series

Beverly R. Singer, filmmaker and associate professor of anthropology and Native American studies at the University of New Mexico, and Kathy Hytten, associate professor in the department of Educational Administration and Higher Education at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, will be the April guest speakers at the WSU College of Education “Globalization, Diversity and Education” lecture series.Singer’s lecture, titled, “Politics of Film Research: Who we are at the national Museum of the American Indian,” will take place at 4 p.m. April 19 in the WSU Fine Arts Auditorium. Hytten will present “Thinking Through Social Justice in an Era of Globalization” at 4 p.m. April 26 in … » More …