|Fulbright takes environmental science professor to Brazil in search of plastics in food
While shocking images of floating islands of plastic trash in the world’s oceans cause widespread alarm, a more insidious threat to ecological and human health may be the nearly invisible microplastics in local waters, according to Alex Fremier, a riparian ecologist at Washington State University.
|WSU Tri-Cities partners with Spanish winery
Washington State University Tri-Cities recently signed an agreement with Valdemar Family Wine Estates to explore educational opportunities for international collaboration in the field of wine science.
|From Peru with love
Nearly 5,000 miles from home, 22 Washington State University health sciences students are applying what they’ve learned in the classroom to helping impoverished families in Peru live healthier and happier lives.
|Fulbright Summer Institute to the U.K. award takes WSU sophomore to Wales
Washington State University linguistics major and Spokane native Ava Beck will study at Aberystwyth University in Wales for three weeks this summer, thanks to a Fulbright Summer Institute to the U.K. award.
|WSU’s first Fulbright-Nat Geo Storyteller award takes bee researcher to Spain
Though career coaches encourage job applicants to say “yes” with a can-do attitude, answering “no” to a Peace Corps question 22 years ago set Washington State University student Melanie Margarita Kirby on a career and academic path like no other. It’s one that will take her to Spain this fall for a nine-month Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship—WSU’s first.
|Study abroad inspires design student’s plan to aid refugees
When Chien-yi Chu spent a semester abroad in Liverpool in the United Kingdom in the fall of 2017, she fell in love with the city. She loved the architecture, food, and especially, the diversity.
|US-Asia Education Exchange: The Impact of Public Diplomacy
Trans-Pacific View author Mercy Kuo regularly engages subject-matter experts, policy practitioners and strategic thinkers across the globe for their diverse insights into the U.S. Asia policy. This conversation with Dr. Asif Chaudhry is the 186th in “The Trans-Pacific View Insight Series.
|International enrollment, study abroad increases
An increased participation in study abroad programs and international enrollment becomes more apparent as the university embarks on its “Drive to 25” initiative with a greater focus on internationalization and building diversity.
|Researcher studies monsoons in Southeast Asia
Representatives from WSU’s College of Education will travel to Nishinomiya, Japan, in November for a joint education seminar, and papers and abstracts are being sought for the conference.
|Fulbright takes WSU pianist Garrett Snedeker to London
Washington State University senior Garrett Snedeker has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to London’s Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance to explore the topic “harnessing music’s ability for social change” in the coming year.
|International enrollment and study abroad participation growing
While taking photos from the Spanish Steps of Rome during a study abroad excursion, Washington State university student Alejandra Carranza took in the view, reflected on the adventure and felt the sudden urge to belt out a raucous “Go Cougs!”
|Involved student receives Undergraduate Rising Star Award
WSU will have the honor of hosting 25 Iraqi undergraduate students for an intensive cultural immersion and learning experience, as part of the 2018 Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program (IYLEP).
|WSU to Pilot USDA International Agricultural Exchange Program
Washington State University has been selected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service to pilot a new international exchange program — the WSU CGIAR Borlaug Fellowship Program.
|Travel Ban 3.0 in Effect
On September 24, 2017, President Trump issued Proclamation 9645 (Travel Ban 3.0). Travel Ban 3.0 is currently in effect, and limits entry to the United States.
|WSU Professor Named ASM International Fellow
The American Society for Metals, now known as ASM International, recently announced its 2018 cohort of Fellows, with three Indian-origin individuals among the recipients.
|WSU Has and Will Continue to Extend a Warm Welcome and Support to All People from All Countries of All Faiths
We recognize the U.S. Supreme Court's decision upholding travel ban 3.0 may impact an individual's ability to come to WSU. More information is available through the Office of International Programs