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Study abroad component enhances criminal justice class

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The group of WSU and University of Idaho students poses outside New Scotland Yard while a local news camera crew sets up for a police news conference.

PULLMAN, Wash. – In England, a coroner is more an investigating magistrate than someone who conducts autopsies. That’s among the differences discovered by students in Washington State University’s Criminal Justice Study Abroad CRM J 491 course during a spring break visit to London.Continue reading

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.Continue reading

Oct. 30: College of Business fundraiser simulates a night in Italy

By Sue McMurray, College of Business

Trabani-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Forget spaghetti and meatballs. Anyone hungry for the “real deal” Italian cuisine experience will find just that at the Washington State University School of Hospitality Business Management’s annual Taste of Italy on Wednesday, Oct. 30.Continue reading

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 State Trade Commission and the Peace Corps.
 
crossing borders movie* Free movie night followed by discussion, 7 p.m., CUB auditorium. The award-winning documentary “Crossing Borders” (http://crossingbordersfilm.org/) explores the perceived clash of civilizations between Islam and the West. It is about four American students traveling throughout Morocco, interacting with Moroccans and addressing tough issues/perceptions.
 
The discussion panel will include a WSU Moroccan student, a WSU student that studied abroad in Morocco, a WSU philosophy professor and a former Peace Corps volunteer to Morocco.
 
Aug. 30:
* Soccer coffee hour, 2:30-5 p.m., CUB L46.