Faculty member, Darren Dochuk, PhD will be delving into new experiences thanks to an award received this spring.
Grad student co-directs film about the game of Go
“The Surrounding Game” is film about the intense professional Go competitions in Asia and the rise of Go in the US.
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.
Cat domestication traced to Chinese farmers 5,300 years ago
Cat remains rarely are found in ancient archaeological sites, and little is known about how they were domesticated.
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 […]
Postcard from Nepal: Professors E.A. Quinn and Geoff Childs
Professors EA Quinn and Geoff Childs are working on a collaborative project investigating the impact of high altitude on human milk composition.
Students, graduates receive Fulbright Scholarships
Twelve current or recent students received Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships for 2013-14 to teach English or to conduct research abroad.
Architecture faculty projects in St. Louis and around the world
Faculty members and architects Sung Ho Kim and Heather Woofter, founders of Axi:Ome, approach projects as a way of asking theoretical questions.
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 […]