McDonnell Scholars Meet Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

The McDonnell International Scholars Academy traveled to New York City, March 9-12, 2014 for their annual spring break cohort trip. One of the biggest highlights for the scholars’ trip on Tuesday, March 11, was the round-table discussion with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. The McDonnell Academy cohorts of 2012 and 2013 were escorted into the […]

Scholarly ambassadors in India

The McDonnell International Scholars Academy facilitates collaboration with select international universities, including top universities in India.

WashU International Guidelines for Proposal

Guidelines for Proposals The International Travel Oversight Committee (ITOC) requires submission and approval of proposals for any Washington University Sponsored or Supported International Travel (as defined in the International Travel Policy) involving WU students, faculty and staff. Of particular concern to ITOC are the health, safety and security risks to faculty, staff and students abroad. If […]

Removing Walls, Building a Team

Scholars’ Team-Building Retreat In response to scholars’ requests to have more team building, networking and leadership events, the McDonnell International Scholars Academy hosted its first scholars’ team-building retreat, for all cohorts of the academy in residence, on Sept. 7-8, 2013. Activities were led by TeamWorks, LLC, facilitators who incorporated experiential learning, team challenges and outdoor […]

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