11/03/2010 08:58 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Oregon State University Partners With Iraq Universities To Establish Sustainable Engineering Programs

For all the hand-wringing about America's waning influence around the world, it still wields a lot of influence around the world (profound, huh?). [...]

Much of this global influence happens organically, but sometimes it's deliberate, as with a new plan for Oregon State University to share green engineering expertise with Iraqi universities. Iraqi professors will study at OSU's sustainable engineering program in Corvallis, and Oregon professors and students will teach engineering, forestry, and agricultural science at several Iraqi universities, The Oregonian reports.

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