Each year, the Global Health Scholars in Medicine program enables 10 internal medicine residents to treat refugees at clinics in St. Louis.
Reunion at the Great Wall
Alumni met again at the Great Wall of China 15 years after two of them spent the summer at WUSTL’s first independent summer program in Beijing.
McDonnell International Scholars Academy Welcomes 14 New Scholars
The McDonnell International Scholars Academy’s 2013-14 cohort of scholars participated in the Academy’s Welcome Week activities, including a Scholar Cooking Challenge held at the Kitchen Conservatory in Clayton. The Academy’s Welcome Week is designed to help foster relationships and build a cohesive network of scholars, strengthening the global ties between Washington University in St. Louis and the […]
A dean’s month in India
Jennifer R. Smith, PhD, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and a 2013 Eisenhower USA fellows, shared her experiences during a month in India.
New director of WUSTL Global Health Initiatives appointed
William G. Powderly, MD, aims to integrate public health collaboration at WUSTL in order to address issues both locally and globally.
McDonnell Academy International Leadership Institute
The McDonnell Academy International Leadership Institute (MAILI) is a five-week, academic experience for students from Washington University in St. Louis and the academy’s international partner institutions. The curriculum takes an innovative, comprehensive and unconventional approach to the concept of leadership, borrowing from disciplines such as Behavioral Psychology, Neuroscience, Organizational Behavior and even English Literature. The […]
Five Things Worth Knowing about the Caucasus
James V. Wertsch, vice chancellor for international affairs, contributed insights to the discussion following the Boston Marathon bombings.
A billion reasons for action: the cookstove project
Led by WUSTL faculty, the cookstove project investigates sustained use for cookstove technology in rural India to improve health and reduce emissions.
World Affairs Council of Greater St. Louis’ Chinese New Year
Three hundred people gathered together for World Affairs Council’s 22nd Annual Chinese New Year Celebration at the Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis, Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. The McDonnell International Scholars Academy scholars were in attendance as a Silver Table Sponsor for the event. The Scholars represented seven different partner institutions in seven different countries: Chile, China, Hungary, the Netherlands, […]
University of Ghana – First African Partner Joins McDonnell
Chancellor Mark Wrighton, James Wertsch, director of the McDonnell Academy, and Jean Allman, J.H. Hexter Professor in the Humanities in Arts & Sciences and McDonnell Academy Ambassador to University of Ghana, traveled to the capital city of Accra in Ghana to sign papers making the University of Ghana the first partner university in Africa – and the 28th overall […]