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March 11: Students invited to study-abroad learning fair
March 9, 2015

PULLMAN, Wash. – More than 15 providers of study-abroad opportunities will have representatives on hand to visit with Washington State University students at the annual Spring Global Learning Fair 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, in the CUE atrium.

WSU joins national effort to expand student study abroad
October 6, 2014

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.

Sept. 24: Summer abroad invites first-generation students
September 22, 2014

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

1st-gen-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – First-generation undergraduate students at Washington State University are invited to study abroad in Costa Rica next summer. An information session will be 3:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, in Lighty 260.

Student on safari: Blog chronicles month in Africa
July 17, 2014

By Madison Rosenbaum, WSU Tri-Cities student intern

McKenna-80RICHLAND, Wash. – Amie McKenna exchanged the neighborhood cat for a savanna lioness and the horse pastured down the road for an African zebra – and then shared the adventure via her blog posts.

Feb. 1 deadline for study abroad in London, Cuba
January 22, 2014

London-120PULLMAN, Wash. – Feb. 1 is the deadline for students to apply for a 10-day study abroad program in London. Though hosted by the communication college at Washington State University, it is open to students in any discipline.

Study abroad trip to Cuba offered; deadline Feb. 1
January 10, 2014

cuba-250VANCOUVER, Wash. – A study abroad visit to Cuba open to all Washington State University students will be led by instructor María Lee-López, who was born and raised in Havana, on June 24-July 3.

Sport management offers study abroad in Korea
January 6, 2014

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

Korea-sport-management-leadersPULLMAN, Wash. – “Anyoung haseyo,” Korea!

Sport management students will say “Hello” in person this summer as the College of Education debuts a six-week faculty-led study abroad program in South Korea.

Oct. 30: College of Business fundraiser simulates a night in Italy
October 1, 2013

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.

First Global Cougs Week expands horizons at WSU
August 15, 2013

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 …

Students earn national scholarships to study abroad
July 8, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. – Three Washington State University students are among approximately 800 undergraduates nationwide awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad this fall.

About 20 percent of applicants are successful, and supporting essays are particularly important to the application, said Sarah Ann Hones, director of the distinguished scholarship program at WSU. More than 30 WSU students since 2006 have received the scholarship. 

More information regarding the Gilman, or applying for distinguished scholarships and other prestigious awards, can be found online at

The recipients are:   

* Galen Green, a sophomore English major from WSU Vancouver, who … » More …