Welcome to Global Connections

A virtual learning environment that brings fun and engaging extra-curricular experiences and events to Global Campus students.


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Tuscan Summer Cooking

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

Bring Tuscan inspired cuisine to your table this summer! Upon returning from his trip to Italy, Chef Jamie Callison of WSU’s School of Hospitality Business Management will show you how to create a selection of simple and flavorful dishes from the region of Tuscany. With an emphasis on seasonal ingredients and recipes that require minimal cooking, Chef’s menu will give you an elegant dinner with minimal effort.

Ready Player One book cover

Ready Player One:
WSU's 2017–18 Common Reading selection

August 2017–April 2018

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline is Washington State University’s 2017-18 common reading book for Pullman, Tri-Cities, Everett, Spokane and Global Campus. Academic discussions, learning opportunities, and special programming related to this year’s book will explore topics such as AI, big data, virtual reality, gamification, and sustainability. Read Ready Player One to engage in classroom discussions, examine complex issues, and join the adventure.

Livestreamed guest lectures and online events related to Ready Player One will be announced throughout the upcoming academic year.

Stay tuned as more summer programming is announced!
Check out highlighted videos from the 2016-2017 academic year:

Childhood Nutrition

Parents, soon-to-be-parents and child caregivers will benefit from this webinar on the basics of childhood nutrition presented by WSU human nutrition professor, Michelle McGuire.

Undergraduate Research
Information Session

As an undergraduate, you can conduct research with WSU faculty mentors to create new knowledge, or add to the existing knowledge of your field. When we say "research," we don't mean just activities conducted in labcoats.

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy: Activist, journalist, director, Oscar Winner

Activist, journalist, and film director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy discusses her work documenting a wide variety of issues in South Asia. She leads SOC Films, a Karachi based film house specializing in investigative and socially motivated content.

Less Stress, Better Health

Victoria Braun from WSU Health and Wellness will teach you the basics of meditation and techniques to practice mindfulness to reap positive benefits throughout your day.

Using LinkedIn Effectively

Building your professional online presence includes having an effective LinkedIn account. Chris Miller, Global Campus Career Counselor, will teach you how to set up your account and the do's and don’ts of profile content and networking.

Train Smart:
7 Principles of Movement

Many of us are trying to incorporate exercise into our daily schedules, but how do we know if we are training correctly? Ramon Sodano, from University Recreation, will demonstrate the foundational mechanics of resistance training and teach you how to apply them to your fitness routine.

A Taste of Thai

Love Thai food but intimidated by the thought of preparing it yourself? Then you'll definitely want to join WSU Executive Chef Jamie Callison as he shows you, step by step, how to prepare Chicken Curry, Pad Thai and Summer Rolls.

Advanced Web Search

Many of us use Google on a daily basis when looking for information on the Web. This webinar will provide methods for precise and effective Google searching, saving time and helping you obtain better results for your academic research pursuits.

Watch more Global Connections videos on our YouTube channel, WSU Global Connections.