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Ryan Fick: Handpicked for China International Experience

Ryan Fick: Handpicked for China International Experience

Ryan Fick holding cougar flag

Ryan Fick already had a passion for traveling and international business when he was a high school senior considering which college to choose. Since his sister attended WSU, he was familiar with the campus and drawn to the University’s family atmosphere and strong alumni network. But he was still undecided until visiting campus and meeting Finance Professor David Whidbee, then interim dean of the Carson College of Business. » More …

Dan Bernardo, Executive Vice President and Provost, Highlights WSU Honors College in Fall Update

Dan Bernardo, Provost and Executive Vice President, Highlights WSU Honors College in Fall Update

From the office of the Provost

Dear Colleagues,

As a memorable fall semester winds down, it’s a great time to reflect on the many achievements of our faculty, staff, and students. As an institution, we’ve forged valuable partnerships and taken major steps in advancing our educational mission. Our collective efforts are truly making a difference for our students, our state, and beyond. » More …

Meet Nam Nguyen

Nam Nguyen
Nam Nguyen hopes to become the first undergraduate in WSU’s 127-year history to ever have studied on all seven continents through the University’s study abroad programs.

Meet Nam Nguyen

Nam Nguyen is in his third year of studies at Washington State University, where he is pursuing a double major in chemistry and international business, and maintains a 3.74 GPA. His next study abroad experience as a WSU student will take him to Argentina and Antarctica. » More …

International Programs Vice President Highlights Global Case Competition

Team TanzEquity, winners of the Global Case Competition.

International Programs Vice President Highlights Global Case Competition

GREETINGS FROM VICE PRESIDENT ASIF CHAUDHRY

As we embark on this holiday season, I would like to extend “Season’s Greetings” to everyone on behalf of the Office of International Programs (IP).

This has been a truly remarkable year in our efforts to globalize Washington State University. The successful launch of the INTO WSU partnership has already resulted in more than 150 new international students in the fall semester, and an additional 109 confirmed entrants for spring 2018. The INTO partnership is just one part of IP’s overall strategy to assist WSU in the “Drive to 25.” One of our pathway students, Lazim Ahmed, shares his story about joining the WSU family. » More …

The Courage to Follow Her Own Story: WSU alumna and CNN anchor Ana Cabrera

The Courage to Follow Her Own Story: WSU alumna and CNN anchor Ana Cabrera

Anna CrabreraPULLMAN, Wash. – When Ana Cabrera first set foot on Washington State University’s Pullman campus in 2000, she had no idea she’d become a CNN weekend news anchor 17 years later.

She didn’t know that she’d cover major national stories like riots in Ferguson, Missouri, marijuana legalization, and immigration. She was unaware of how relentlessly top journalists work to deliver thoughtful, round-the-clock news coverage. And she certainly couldn’t predict a contentious political climate that would pose unprecedented challenges to a free press. » More …

Honors College student achievements recognized by President Schulz

Honors College student achievements recognized by President Schulz

Newsletter from the desk of Kirk Schultz

Dear Faculty and Staff:

I hope all of you enjoyed some well-deserved time off over the Thanksgiving break. I had the opportunity to represent the University at several Apple Cup events in Seattle last weekend, including at a WSU Alumni Association event Friday evening. More than 300 enthusiastic alumni and friends turned out to hear about some of our university-wide successes this academic year and to cheer on the Cougar football team before we took on the University of Washington in the Apple Cup game Saturday evening. » More …

WSU senior Ryan Summers finalist for Rhodes scholarship

WSU senior Ryan Summers finalist for Rhodes scholarship

PULLMAN, Wash.—Washington State University computer engineering, German, and Honors College student Ryan Summers interviewed Nov. 17-18 in Seattle as a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship, arguably the oldest and best known of the prestigious scholarships available to American college graduates.

WSU has had 10 Rhodes Scholars from 1907 to 1956. Prior to Summers, the most recent finalist was in 1984. » More …

Clinical Professor in Honors, Kim Andersen to attend NCHC in Atlanta

Kim Andersen

Clinical Professor in Honors, Kim Andersen to attend National Collegiate Honors Council Conference (NCHC) in Atlanta

Clocktower in ChesterKim Andersen at the Roman baths in Bath, EnglandClinical Professor in Honors, Kim Andersen, will be attending the National Collegiate Honors Council Conference (NCHC) in Atlanta, November 8-12, 2017 where he together with Christine Oakley, Director, Global Learning, Clinical Associate Professor, Sociology, Washington State University, will give their presentation: “Trends in Study Abroad: Data and Perspectives” to a national and international audience of educators. » More …

Annie Lampman to Present at Honors Conference in Atlanta

Annie Lampman

Annie Lampman to Present at Honors Conference in Atlanta

E. Annie LampmanNearly 2,000 Students & Faculty to Attend NCHC Annual Event

Lincoln, NE, October 12, 2017– Annie Lampman, Clinical Assistant Professor has been selected as a presenter during the 52nd annual conference to be held by the National Collegiate Honors Council in Atlanta, Georgia, November 8-12, 2017.

The conference highlights student and faculty research presentations from across the nation, and provides training and development for honors program administrators. The conference theme, “Just Honors”, will explore how the honors faculty and students can address the issues of access, equity and technology as key partners in the community.  Bryan Stevenson, Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative, and author of Just Mercy, will provide the plenary address. » More …

Honors’ Samantha Case, Double Major at WSU

Samantha Case

Honors’ Samantha Case, Double Major at WSU

Samantha Case
Case atop Ben A’an Mountain in Scotland

As a little girl, Walla Walla High School graduate Samantha Case was up early collecting eggs and feeding chickens on her family farm. Her efforts soon grew to a business where Case would sell eggs at the local farmer’s market and restaurants throughout the valley.

Samantha is now about to graduate from Washington State University with a double major and has been accepted to a prestigious master’s program at the University of Glasgow (Scotland) where she will specialize in information management and preservation. » More …