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Partnership with Nike, BSN Sports first for WashU Athletics

Washington University in St. Louis Department of Athletics has entered into a multi-year partnership with NIKE through BSN SPORTS, to be the official apparel, footwear, and uniform provider for WashU Athletics & Recreation. BSN will also serve as the official equipment provider.  NIKE is a global leader in the world of sport and we are […]

McDonnell Academy awards seed grants for research on infectious diseases and the impact of COVID-19

The McDonnell Academy has awarded $250,000 in seed grants to kick-start 11 research projects led by Washington University faculty members and their collaborators from across the globe. The projects explore the international social, economic and public health ramifications of the COVID-19 outbreak and lessons for future pandemics. The recipients were chosen from a highly competitive applicant […]

McDonnell Academy cohort trip to New York city

McDonnell Academy Highlights

Fifteen years ago, Washington University launched a bold new experiment to foster international collaboration in education and research. As we reflect on the remarkable progress of the last 15 years, we also look to the future and to a new era of building momentum. In the last year, we began work to update and refine […]

McDonnell Academy seeks proposals on infectious diseases and long-term impact of COVID-19

CALL FOR PROPOSALS Infectious Diseases and COVID-19:  Addressing Challenges to Public Health and Society Through Global Collaboration The McDonnell International Scholars Academy seeks to spur collaborative research on issues related to public health challenges that stem from infectious diseases, like COVID-19, and the long-term societal impact and lessons of the current pandemic. We are inviting […]

Africa initiative

Developing transitions at the Africa Initiative

Benjamin Akande, assistant vice chancellor for international affairs-Africa and associate director of the Global Health Center at Washington University in St. Louis, has been named president of Champlain College in Vermont, effective July 1. During the past two years, the Africa initiative made headway on multiple fronts. The number of African students applying to the Graduate School […]

2019 Wrighton Leadership Fellows Awardees

The McDonnell Academy admitted its first Scholars, selected in the fall of 2019 with programming to begin in the spring, who demonstrated outstanding achievement and leadership potential in the Mark S. Wrighton Leadership Fellows Program. Jae Lee and Girish Sharma will be known as Wrighton Leadership Fellows.  Jae’s project seeks to develop a sustainability plan for the non-profit 501(c)3 global […]

McDonnell alumnus offers special conveniences amid crisis

It’s not just the friendly service, but also the quality of the products that make The Foundry’s treats stand out: the red bean bun is made with actual ground beans, and the pineapple gems have real fresh fruit, for example.  Following graduation, Huong Pham, McDonnell alumnus, pursued a position as a strategy analyst for a […]

Global immersion program earns Olin MBA of the Year

A global immersion model earns Olin Business School the honor of MBA Program of the Year by Poets & Quants. A radical curricular overhaul implemented by Olin last year was cited by Poets & Quants as “evidence of one of the boldest and most innovative program changes any business school has made in many, many years.” At the […]

Excavated human remains from a middle Bronze Age tomb at the site of Dali, Kazakhstan

Research collaboration sheds light on ancient populations

An international team of scholars has pooled their expertise to generate the largest study of ancient DNA published to date. Michael Frachetti, professor of archaeology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University, is co-senior author of the study, which was published in the journal Science. Genome-wide DNA information was ethically sourced from 523 ancient humans at archaeological […]

(From left) Randall Martin, Rohit Pappu, Lan Yang

WashU researchers among most highly cited worldwide

Randall Martin, Rohit Pappu and Lan Yang, all professors in the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, have been named among the most highly-cited researchers in the sciences by the Institute for Scientific Information. Martin, professor of energy, environmental & chemical engineering; Pappu, professor of biomedical engineering; and Yang, professor of electrical & systems […]

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