The Global Diversity Overseas Seminar

A professional development program that explores interculturalism, diversity and social justice issues in a global context. For 2014, the GDOS program focused on Ghana.​

GDOS Ghana 2014

Making an Impact

Scholars at Washington University are taking aim at one of the most pressing issues facing children and adults alike – proper nutrition.

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Study Abroad

Drawing from an elite global network of partner institutions, Washington University in St. Louis connects faculty and students through research, field work, language study and service around the world.

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McDonnell Academy

Our lead international initiative educates future leaders from around the world and creates a global network of research and scholars.

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Great Wall Reunion

Alums reunite in China 15 years after two of them spent the summer at the university’s first independent summer program in Beijing.

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After the War

Faculty and alumni with expertise on the region share their perspectives on the future of Afghanistan through lenses that include economic development, military involvement and human rights.

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Register Now for the Fifth McDonnell Academy International Symposium - Oct. 16-19, 2014

Washington University in St. Louis creatively addresses and explores the opportunities and challenges of our global society through international collaborations, education, research and partnerships.


imagesFurthering diagnosis and treatment of HIV in Ethiopia

“I am very interested in stimulating a multifaceted relationship between Washington University and institutions in Mekelle, Ethiopia.  We might expand on the relations previously established by the university’s “Engineers without Borders” program in this community, medical student rotations, and a post-doctoral fellowship experience for a recent PhD biomedical engineering graduate,” Dr. David Clifford said.

Read about David B. Clifford, MD and his national and international work with HIV and its neurologic complications.