Making an Impact on Global Challenges

We are not doing this important work alone.

Through a global network of Partner Universities, we are collaboratively engaged in groundbreaking education programs and research initiatives that are having tangible and significant results for our planet. Explore some of the stories of how WashU is at work around the globe and making an impact in the world.

Our Impact Around the World

Learn about our impact around the world

Fostering Collaborative Research and Education

Through the McDonnell International Scholars Academy, we incubate new ideas and mentor future leaders while promoting global awareness and social responsibility. McDonnell Scholars are graduate and professional students from our network of Partner Universities, who come to WashU for an extraordinary educational experience.

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“Educating future leaders in a global environment is one of the world's greatest opportunities”

~ John F. McDonnell