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A Chico State educator interacts with children using hulahoops on a playground at a school in the UAE.

Students Embrace Trip to UAE as Moment of Cultural Education, Community

A donor-funded trip to study adapted physical education and communication disorders was both educational and rewarding.

A graphic image shows the Wildcat statue with the phrases, "Wildcats Do and Dare" and "Today Decides Tomorrow."

Wildcats Do and Dare

What might the world look like if, rather than wondering about some distant future, we took daily action toward the tomorrow of our dreams? Meet Wildcats who are doing exactly that.

Kendall Hall is framed by trees as a student walks up its entry path.

Fulbright Program Names Chico State to Prestigious List of National Higher-Education HSI Leaders

Chico State has been named a Fulbright HSI Leader in the designation’s inaugural year, and is one of just 35 higher education institutions nationwide to receive the honor.

Erin O'Donnell and Steve Vargas stand in a rice field.

Alumni Secure First US Rice Export to China

Alumni Erin O'Donnell and Steve Vargas made US agricultural history in their roles at Sun Valley Rice Company.

Jacqueline Galimany sits at a table with bone artifacts and a skull, prepared to take notes.

Chile to Chico: Fulbright Student Focuses on Forensic Anthropology

Graduate student Jacqueline Galimany brings passion and perspective to her coursework in forensic anthropology.

Jason Alhumaidi stands in front of a sculpture of steel in front of Langdon Hall.

Creating Community Brings Comfort to International Student

Civil engineering major Jasem Alhumaidi moved half a world away from home when he came to Chico from Kuwait four years ago but he found comfort in creating his own community here through campus clubs.

Ambassador Shotaro Oshima, and Akio Ogasawara (left to right) walk through the Chico State campus prior to their presentation, Walk in U.S., Talk on Japan. A delegation from the Prime Minister’s Office of Japan provided a unique opportunity to meet Ambassador Oshima and his team of panelists in a stimulating dialogue on the relationship between the U.S and Japan on Friday, October 27, 2017.

Cultivating Cultural Connections: ‘Walk in U.S., Talk on Japan’

Chico State’s rich tradition of collaborating with international students continued last month with a visit by a delegation from the Office of the Prime Minister and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

A graphic of a globe featuring the countries three Chico State Alumni have traveled.

Global Humanitarians

Whether photographing childhood slavery in Ghana, improving health care in an impoverished puebla in Colombia, or offering an education to Myanmar refugees facing an unknown future in Thailand, three alumni share two things in common: big hearts and a belief in social justice. 

Joel Zimbelman sits in a conference room while explaining study abroad options.

Passion for Teaching Abroad Energizes New Tanzania Partnership

CSU, Chico professor Joel Zimbelman is about to embark on yet another overseas teaching voyage and launch the University's first-ever partnership with colleges in Tanzania.