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WSU responds to China’s call
November 4, 2008

PULLMAN – China hosts five times the number of international students that it welcomed 10 years ago, and WSU is among the contributors.

 

According to WSU International Programs data, China is the fifth most popular destination for WSU students studying abroad, with 36 students there during the 2007-2008 academic year. In contrast, one WSU student studied in China in 2002-2003.

 

Chinese universities are establishing partnerships with universities in other countries to encourage international students to study in China. This effort to internationalize, coupled with a growing American interest in China, has increased the number of WSU students … » More …

WSU info and activity
January 17, 2008

First flu diagnosed at Pullman campus
A patient at Health and Wellness Services (HWS) recently tested positive for influenza A, the first confirmed case in the clinic for this flu season.People can stop by the HWS clinic, located on the first floor of the Washington Building, any morning during office hours to get a flu shot for $25.

For more information about the flu or medical services, see ONLINE @ www.hws.wsu.edu or call 335-3575.

 

Wonderland

Snow and sunshine have combined at times this month to make WSU Pullman sparkle. See more at the photo gallery ONLINE @ www.wsutoday.wsu.edu.

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WSU leader praises new federal study abroad bill
March 13, 2007

Lance LeLoup, associate vice provost of International Programs at Washington State University, today praised the introduction of federal legislation to create a national study abroad fellowship program that aims to increase the number of U.S. students studying abroad to 1 million per year.The Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Foundation Act of 2007 was introduced Monday, March 12, in the U.S. House of Representatives by Reps. Tom Lantos (D-CA) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), chairman and ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee respectively. The program would be administered by an independent entity and would provide key support to expand college students’ opportunities to study abroad.  … » More …

Out of the classroom, into the world
February 16, 2007

Goal 1: Offer the best undergraduate experience in a research university Tom Westphal, 19, is not a typical WSU student, but in some ways he is a model student — a model of student engagement.He arrived at WSU in 2005 as a Regents Scholar and already had 20 units of college credit. He spent the summer of 2006 as an intern in Sen. Maria Cantwell’s office in Washington, D.C., and this semester he is studying international politics at the University of Wales.The native of Richland, Wash., has another D.C. internship arranged for this summer through the Washington Center, and he hopes to work at the … » More …

Go global and grow
February 16, 2007

Photo: Professor Dogan Gursoy, front right, with WSU and other students and faculty in front of the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Gurosy is in charge of the Thailand summer study abroad program. (Photo courtesy of Dogan Gursoy).It’s one thing to look at a world map and find Nanjing; it’s another thing to be in Nanjing and realize that, to the people who live there, it’s the center of the world.“Learning about global issues in a classroom setting remains abstract,” said Andrew Appleton, director of WSU’s Global Studies Program. “However, combined with the experience of actually traveling to another country, it is a powerful enhancement of … » More …

Study and service abroad
January 17, 2007

PULLMAN – The WSU Education Abroad Fair will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 23 in the Todd Atrium from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visitor can meet with 25 study abroad program providers and learn more about study and internship opportunities in over 40 countries. WSU faculty will be present to share information on programs for summer 2007. Students in any field of study can find programs to enhance their education and give a global perspective on their area of study. On Wednesday, Jan. 24 from 4 p.m. –  5 p.m. th Community Service Learning Center, Multicultural Student Services, and the Education Abroad Office are … » More …