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Food scientist breaks barriers, earns excellence scholarship
May 23, 2017

Shima Bibi By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Shima Bibi is a pioneer and a scientist. From rural Pakistan to WSU Pullman, she is pursuing her passion for discovery, working to improve global health and help girls in her home country reach their potential.

Nov. 15: Oscar winner shows clips, talks on human rights
November 7, 2016

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

sharmeen-obaid-chinoyPULLMAN, Wash. – Academy Award-winning documentary director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy will show film clips at a free, public presentation about human rights at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in Beasley Coliseum.

Visiting Pakistani ag leaders discuss research, trade
July 2, 2013

Food industry visit

Sohail Yousaf, CEO of MDS Foods,
visits Food Services of America
in Spokane during the training.
 

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University recently conducted training for food industry executives from Pakistan to share best practices, state-of-the-art research and practical innovations as well as to encourage imports of U.S. agricultural and food products. It was the latest exchange between the South Asian country and WSU in a relationship spanning more than 60 years.

The innovative, two-week program was designed by an alliance of WSU units. The visit was funded by a Cochran Fellowship … » More …

Address by former Pakistan ambassador
January 24, 2008

Wendy Chamberlin

 

 

Former Ambassador to Pakistan and President of the Middle East Institute, Wendy Chamberlin, will give a public address on foreign policy within the Islamic world at 3:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 11, in the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE) Room 202. Her speech is titled “Pakistan After Bhutto: Perils and Prospects.” An open reception in the CUE Atrium will follow.

“We are honored to welcome an expert with the depth of experience in foreign relations as Ambassador Chamberlin,” said WSU Vice Provost of International Programs Lance LeLoup. “Her visit is especially timely in light of the recent tragic events in … » More …

WSU ICN grad serves in Pakistan earthquake relief
December 9, 2005

In the wake of the 7.6 magnitude earthquake that hit Pakistan Oct. 8, one WSU grad is working to help the thousands in need of medical care.(Photo above: WSU nursing graduate and 2nd Lt. JoAnn LeDoux helps a child impacted by Pakistan earthquake.)  JoAnn LeDoux, a WSU Intercollegiate Nursing school graduate, is serving as an Army nurse in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan to aid in earthquake relief.  Experienced in transcultural nursing, which her service in a Thailand orphanage for her honor’s thesis provided her, the Pakistan adventure has been both familiar and newly challenging. “Many of the patients here do not speak English, as it was in Thailand. I have … » More …