McDonnell Scholar Blog: Welcome to Beijing!

Agriculture, food and water challenges will be among the topics addressed during the McDonnell International Scholars Academy 7th International Symposium, held October 11-14 in Beijing and co-hosted with Tsinghua University. As a Chinese native, what I feel most excited about the 7th McDonnell International Scholars Academy Symposium is the fact that it takes place in China. This […]

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McDonnell Scholar Blog: Discussing Air Quality

Improving air quality is challenge in Beijing and much of Asia. Environment, agriculture, food and water issues will be among the topics addressed during the McDonnell International Scholars Academy 7th International Symposium, held October 11-14 in Beijing and co-hosted with Tsinghua University. In the middle of a busy semester at Washington University in the 4th year of […]

McDonnell Scholar Blog: Looking forward to Beijing

October 11-14, the McDonnell International Scholars Academy holds its 7th International Symposium in Beijing. The event is co-hosted by Tsinghua University. The start of the McDonnell International Scholars Academy’s 2018 Symposium is just around the corner, and we will be leaving for China in less than two weeks. This will be my first time visiting China […]

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McDonnell Scholar Blog: Building global health partnerships between China, the United States and Africa

Global health and strengthening collaborations to improve it will be among the topics discussed at the McDonnell International Scholars Academy’s 7thInternational Symposium in Beijing. The event is co-hosted by Tsinghua University. China has been investing massively in Africa in recent years. Chinese companies have invested over $30 billion in the continent and will be investing even […]

McDonnell Scholar Blog: Starting Small, Thinking Globally

Agriculture, food and water challenges will be among the topics addressed during the McDonnell International Scholars Academy 7th International Symposium, held October 11-14 in Beijing and co-hosted by Tsinghua University. As the cool autumn breeze pushes the hot summer heat in St. Louis, many of us at Washington University look forward to joining the 7thInternational Symposium […]

Azores, Portugal student trip

Field Notes | Azores, Portugal

Volcanic craters, fumeroles and hot springs mark the rugged landscape of São Miguel island, in the remote Portuguese Azores, where undergraduate students from Washington University in St. Louis traveled to study field geology techniques during their 2018 spring break. Watch the Field Notes video! In this upper-division field geology course (EPS496), the students advanced their […]

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Washington University in St. Louis Forum for Greater China

Washington University in St. Louis Forums are designed to showcase top Washington University faculty members and to address global issues in ways that are accessible to a broad audience. Keynote addresses will be given by Dr. F. Sessions, MD on personalized medicine, and Dr. Robert Schreiber on pharmaceutical companies strategies. Forum participants will include business […]

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WashU, Sichuan University collaborate on anthropology and archaeology research in China

A new agreement between anthropology and archaeology programs at Washington University in St. Louis and Sichuan University in Chengdu, China, will expand student and faculty exchanges and increase collaboration in field and laboratory research. “The archaeological program at Sichuan is among the very best in China. They are developing innovative projects coupled with cutting-edge research […]

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Look Who’s Graduating in 2018!

The McDonnell International Scholars Academy will host its Spring 2018 Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, May 19, the day after commencement. There will be a wide range of careers paths represented at the ceremony, and Scholars will have the opportunity to share their experience as a McDonnell Scholar while attending Washington University. In addition to academic talent, […]

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McDonnell Scholars Brave the Cold for Community Service

McDonnell Academy Scholars, Ambassadors Hayrettin Yucesoy and Ohad Kadan, and family members completed the mulching of garden beds on Saturday, March 31, as part of a community service initiative sponsored by the McDonnell Scholars Engagement Committee (SEC). The cold and rainy weather did not disrupt the flurry of wheelbarrows and shovels, as the group worked […]

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