Case Studies

Creating Makerspaces for Young Inventors

Responding to the global COVID-19 pandemic, university-based makerspaces provide student-driven solutions for hospitals and companies. Through the Central Asia University Partnerships Program...

Modernizing English Language Teaching

Uzbekistan is moving forward with a policy to develop an English-speaking nation, and students demand for modernized curriculum. Through the Central Asia University Partnerships Program...

Preserving Architectural Treasures

Uzbekistan is moving forward with a policy to develop an English-speaking nation, and students demand for modernized curriculum. Through the Central Asia...

Advancing Hands-On STEM Education

Uzbekistan’s leadership has outlined a policy to expand project-based teaching methods, students’ entrepreneurship skills and transform universities into centers for the development...

Educating Next Generation Agribusiness Specialists

Agriculture is a critical sector in Uzbekistan, comprising a quarter of the economy. The State of Mississippi and the Republic of Uzbekistan...

From Apples to Entrepreneurship

Central Asia is the ancestral homeland of the apple. Over the past decade, a team of scientists from Washington State University and...

Bringing New Geological Discoveries to Surface

The geology of Kazakhstan boasts 99 of the elements of the periodic table. Near the city of Oskemen, rock formations are endowed...

Healing the Soil and Protecting the Environment for Future Generations

The northern steppes of Kazakhstan are a land of two extremes: stretches of pristine natural beauty and patches of contaminated post-industrial landscapes....

Building Virtual International Partnerships in Higher Education

The distance between two research institutions in Kazakhstan and Pennsylvania is nearly 10,000 kilometers, but that hasn’t stopped students and faculty from...

Fostering Research in Animal Health and Veterinary Medicine

Kazakhstan and the state of Ohio share a natural connection to agriculture. Vast natural resources and location in the heart of Central...