Join 30 premier partner universities united in addressing the world’s most critical problems of the 21st century. The Symposium will feature discussions on research in particular themes and discussions of how research universities can foster the collaborative efforts required to address complex global challenges.
Leading and learning in Shanghai
When Thomas Cheong, EMBA ’13 (Shanghai), entered the Washington University–Fudan University Executive MBA program, he had already been working for 20 years, becoming a CFO at age 32 and a CEO by age 40. “I wanted to go back to school to recharge and learn new skills to prepare for bigger roles in the second […]
WashU study suggests GMO Golden Rice falls short on promises
A new study from Washington University in St. Louis suggests Golden Rice is still years away from field introduction and even then, may fall short of lofty health benefits still cited regularly by GMO advocates.
Fulbright Spotlight: Kathy Steiner-Lang
Kathy Steiner-Lang, director of the Office for International Students and Scholars, traveled to Korea last summer to attend the International Education Administrators Seminar.
Xi’an Jiaotong University named new McDonnell Academy partner
Leaders from top global universities gathered at Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU) in China for a World Class Universities Expo and Conference April 7-10.
Water: Vital for life
One of the world’s most precious resources is essential for public health, food supply and the economy.
Graduate Student Highlight: Adrienne Strong
Adrienne decideed to complete her work in Tanzania as it was the first country in Africa that she had the privilege of visiting, in 2007.
From ‘Gauchos’ to ‘Goles’: FOCUS Argentina
The trip to Argentina takes place after classes have ended in May, the culmination of a year of hard work in the seminar.
Two teams of WashU scientists collaborate to fight Zika
School of Medicine researchers Michael Diamond, MD, PhD, and Daved Fremont, PhD, lay the groundwork for diagnostics, therapeutics, vaccine.
Cybersecurity in U.S.-China Relations
The McDonnell Academy’s Cabot Corporation – Xinsheng Zhang Lectureship series offers unique opportunities for students and faculty at Washington University, along with the St. Louis community, to learn about issues of global leadership, particularly in China. Please join the McDonnell Academy at the Cabot-Zhang Lecture featuring Dr. Dingli Shen, Professor and Vice Dean of the Institute […]