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WSU Tri-Cities partners with Thai, Canadian universities in exchange program
June 29, 2017

Memorandum signingBy Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday, June 28, to partner with Vanwest College from Vancouver, British Columbia, and Mahasarakham University from Talat, Thailand, for a language and cultural exchange program that will benefit students from each of the three campuses and countries.

April 4 welcome kicks off Thai grad student visit
April 4, 2016

By Dustin VandeHoef, College of Education intern

PULLMAN, Wash. – Before presenting at a national conference, doctoral students from Thailand will practice before Washington State University graduate students and faculty this week.

Go international this winter break
October 5, 2007

Expland your horizons this Winter and join the Outdoor Recreation Staff as they host an international trip to Thailand.

Past ORC international trips have included scuba diving in the Bimini Islands as well as surfing in Costa Rica.

The trip begins on December 14 and will conclude December 24. The goal of this trip is to incorporate a service component that will enhance the participants experience by allowing them to spend more meaningful time with the local culture and environment.

Thailand has a lot to offer the outdoor enthusiast including climbing, … » More …

Film to provide intimate peek at countryside, culture
November 9, 2005

Mike Shiley, filmmaker, adventurer and world traveler, will present his latest travel documentary on Thailand at Beasley Coliseum Theater Sunday, Nov. 13 at 7:00pm.  The film, to be shown on a 30 foot screen, was professionally produced in digital video format and is filled with vibrant colors, modern music, crisp narration and natural audio.Amazing Thailand is a brand new travel film that will takes viewers deep into the jungle aboard a bamboo raft, shows a rare glimpse of the indigenous hill tribe villages in Northern Thailand and explores uninhabited tropical beaches by kayak.The film also highlights the many different art forms and shimmering golden Buddhist … » More …

Thailand seeks WSU’s help in reshaping universities
May 10, 2002

Thailand has decided to privatize the universities in its higher education system and has turned to Washington State University to lead that effort.Presidents of nine Thai universities will be at the Pullman campus May 12 – 19 for planning and brainstorming discussions with education faculty and university administrators, said WSU professor Forrest Parkay, project director. A group of Thai university vice presidents will continue the leadership institute until May 31.Thai higher education has functioned as a centralized bureaucratic system, with universities owned by the government, Parkay explained. However, the Thai government has decided to renovate the system, with the goal of creating “autonomous” universities on … » More …