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March 7: Women, international development discussed

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – International development projects in Pakistan and Afghanistan – and their impacts on women – will be presented at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, in CUE 203 as part of the Washington State University common reading. » More …

Vaccinating increases family wealth, girls’ education

By Marcia Hill Gossard, College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University-led research team found households in rural Africa that vaccinate their cattle for East Coast fever increased their income and spent the additional money on food and education. Researchers also found that when fewer cattle died from the fever, girls were more likely to attend secondary school. » More …

Special meeting of WSU international development board

PULLMAN, Wash. – The board of directors of WSU International Development, a nonprofit corporation affiliated with Washington State University whose sole member is Global Operations and Leadership Development, will hold a special meeting at 3:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, in Hulbert Hall 311 at WSU Pullman.  » More …

Oct. 27: International opportunities discussed by USAID leader

NimsPULLMAN, Wash. – Opportunities for students and for faculty collaborations in international development will be presented by the deputy director of the U.S. Agency for International Development at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, in Johnson Annex C107 at Washington State University. » More …

WSU International Development board meets Oct. 8

PULLMAN, Wash. – The board of directors of WSU International Development, a newly formed corporation affiliated with Washington State University whose sole member is Global Operations and Leadership Development, will hold a special meeting at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, in Hulbert Hall 311 at WSU Pullman.  » More …

Cattle killer: two parasites are better than one

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PULLMAN, WASH. – When calves are infected by two parasite species at the same time, one parasite renders the other far less deadly, according to a new study published in the journal of Science Advances. » More …

Quinoa: Seeds of hope for Rwandan researcher

By Linda Weiford, WSU News  

habiyaremye-80PULLMAN, Wash. – A crop being test-grown at Washington State University’s Organic Farm is skyrocketing in popularity in North America. Even so, less than a year ago, a graduate student growing it at WSU had never seen or tasted it. » More …

Alumna honored for international veterinary mission

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Cathy King volunteers in Mexico in 2002.

PULLMAN, Wash. – Veterinary medicine alumna Cathy King has been recognized for service to the profession with a 2013 Meritorious Service Award from the American Veterinary Medical Association.

She is the chief executive officer and founder of World Vets, an international veterinary aid organization. More than 900 veterinarians volunteer with World Vets, which deploys a veterinary team nearly every week of the year to locations worldwide.

 

A 1997 graduate of Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, King grew up in Sandpoint, Idaho. She completed her B.S. in veterinary … » More …