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 a tangible and significant impact on our planet.
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.Learn More About the Academy
Helen Ette Park Fellow
Social Work (PhD)
Scholar Op-Ed Essay
Child Malnutrition in Urban India – A Disaster in the Making
India is home to about one-third of the world’s malnourished children; at an all India level, 46% of children under the age of three and 40% of children under five years of age are underweight.
“Educating future leaders in a global environment is one of the world's greatest opportunities”
~ John F. McDonnell