Celebrating McDonnell Scholar Graduates

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Chancellor Wrighton was in attendance to present the Scholars with their recognition awards. Photo by Mary Butkus/WUSTL Photographic Services

The McDonnell International Scholars Academy will host its Spring Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, May 18, 2019.

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. This cohort of Scholars will increase the Academy’s alumni network to 125, representing career paths in academic, professional, corporate, and entrepreneurial sectors.

In addition to academic talent, the McDonnell Academy seeks Scholars who have an interest in broader social and cultural issues. The Academy provides academic, cultural and social opportunities to help Scholars develop into future leaders knowledgeable about the United States, other countries of the world and critical international issues.

As the numbers of alumni increase, we continue to organize activities and foster networking opportunities for alumni and in-residence Scholars — as reminders that they are all…

“McDonnell Scholars for Life.”