Addressing global challenges requires collaborative effort. By working with our McDonnell Academy Partner Universities, governments and corporations, we engage in groundbreaking educational approaches and research that advance our world.

Current Focus Areas

Through partnerships, researchers and students throughout the WashU global community have made significant progress in several key focus areas:

Climate Change  |  Energy & Environment  |  Food & Water  |  Public Health  |  Social Development

Collaborative Impact

Our collaborators share a commitment to research and education as the means to approaching global issues. Through the Academy alone, we engage many of the world’s premier research faculty and enroll over 600,000 of the world’s most promising students. This work could not be done without the support of our corporate and foundation sponsors.

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