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Dismantling stereotypes that cause discrimination

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Why Washington State University?

Did you know that University means “Unity in Diversity?” We all understand that diversity is vital to learning because it opens up our minds to new ideas and cultures and ways of understanding. Here at Washington State University, we embrace diversity–not just the cultural richness that comes from our international community, but the way that we learn and come to understand our complex world. Graduate students from all corners of the globe have come here to learn and grow and return home to make their own communities better places. If you seek to do good in the world, our learning community will engage, challenge, and equip you for lifelong success. Come to WSU and find true unity in diversity.

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IN THE NEWS

  • Finding Your Graduate School Niche

    By Ruth Williams

    Earning both undergraduate and graduate degrees from one institution is more common now than ever before for a variety of reasons. While it does depend upon the student and the student’s research and connection with faculty, sometimes completing all degrees at the same institution has major advantages. Washington State University graduate Nicole Kelp is a good example.

    Nicole is a recent graduate of WSU’s Molecular Bioscience Ph.D. program, and currently works as an instructor for the university. Her doctoral research focused on uterine biology, specifically tracking one particular protein and linking it to miscarriage, infertility, and uterine cancer. “I think it’s really … » More …

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  • Doctoral student wins Bullitt Foundation Environmental Prize

    Cornelius Adewale, doctoral student and sustainable agriculture pioneer at Washington State University’s School of the Environment, is the winner of the 11th Annual Bullitt Environmental Prize, the Bullitt Foundation announced today. Read More

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  • Seeking Solutions to Antibiotic-resistant Bacterial Infections

    Recent doctoral graduate Sylvia Omulo is working with a team of WSU scientists to stop the spread of untreatable infections.

    sylvia omulo in laboratoryBy Cheryl Reed

    Recent news reports have focused public attention on the alarming threat of antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections in U.S. hospitals. But the threat is truly global. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a focus of research at the Paul. G. Allen School for Global Animal Health at Washington State University, and was the topic of discussion at the … » More …

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