Report from the McDonnell Academy Presidents’ Forum

One of the coolest things about being a McDonnell scholar is to have close-up contact and connection with institutional leaders, presidents, provosts, and vice-chancellors of the universities.

What is wrong with leadership classes?

If the leader is not able to create a shared group identity in the group to mobilize and influence others, there is no leadership that we can talk about. This mobilization process is a group process rather than an individual’s success.

Brisbane, home to McDonnell International Scholars Academy Symposium co-host The University of Queensland, provided a beautiful backdrop for the important discussions on pressing global issues.

Mental health: growing global knowledge means more support for people

Through the knowledge shared in the Aging & Public Health session of the McDonnell International Scholars Academy Symposium, I started to think more about the daily impact of our research for family and society, an important motivation for me.