How to Manage Being a First Generation Student

The transition from high school to college is scary for every incoming freshman, but some of us, me included, don’t have the guidance from our parents or guardians to help us when college gets tough because we are first generation students. Here are a few things to...

I’ve Decided to Attend Grad School, Now What?

Congratulations! You’ve decided to go to graduate school, now what? Deciding to go to graduate school is a big decision, which is why I recommend answering these 4 questions first: Why, what, where, and how? By figuring out all these answers, you will be able to go...

Meet Our 2021-22 Math & Statistics Scholarship Recipients

Every year, WSU’s Mathematics & Statistics Department awards several Foundation scholarships to students majoring in Data Science, Math Education, Mathematics, and Statistics. See what opportunities await you to fund your education and learn some quick facts...

The Ripple Effect: A Faculty Member’s Study Abroad Story

Fall 2016 I sat in the office of the Assistant Vice President for the Center of Global Engagement blubbering. I was literally shedding mascara. Me: I’m such a loser. I’m 41 and don’t even have a passport.Her: [grabs tissue box] It’s never too...

Home is Without Borders

My name is Kendra Nusbaum, and I am a junior from St. Cloud, Minnesota. I study nursing and Spanish with a minor in Child Advocacy Studies (CAST). This past spring, I studied abroad in Valparaíso, Chile with Academic Programs International (API) to finish my Spanish...