Asia-Pacific

Asia-Pacific

May 5, 2023

Washington University’s ties to the Asia-Pacific region reach back decades. Partnerships were forged among researchers and institutions seeking to collaborate and learn from one another. Over the years, these exchanges have brought together individuals with curiosity, vision, academic distinction, and a global mindset.  We have helped develop the world’s first nasal vaccine for COVID-19, now […]

India

India

April 24, 2023

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to continuing to forge ties in India to advance research and education. These ties run deep through the McDonnell Academy’s partnership network, which includes four leading institutions in India: IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, and the Indian Institute of Science. In partnership with the […]

Greater China

Greater China

April 21, 2023

Washington University in St. Louis has longstanding ties to Greater China and currently enrolls more than 3,500 students from this region. Over the years, the relationship has grown to encompass numerous research projects, signature programs, student and faculty exchanges, and strategic partnerships through the McDonnell International Scholars Academy. From environmental research to global public health, […]

Latin America and The Caribbean

Latin America and The Caribbean

April 20, 2023

Latin America is a broad and diverse region comprising not only South America, but also Central America, Mexico, and parts of the Caribbean. Over the years, Washington University has built strategic networks within and across these countries to address challenges both common and unique to their rich cultures and histories, diverse economies, and shifting political […]

Europe

Europe

April 13, 2023

The birthplace of Western civilization and the home of many great research institutions, Europe has been an influential presence at Washington University since its founding in 1853. Today, our partnerships with European colleagues have yielded studies in far-flung places of discovery, such as the Azores archipelago, where students have engaged in field geology techniques critical […]

Seed Grants

Seed Grants

Driving research through seed grant initiatives. The McDonnell International Scholars Academy is a catalyst for collaborative research across countries and disciplines. Through its seed grant initiatives, in the last three years the McDonnell Academy launched more than 60 new research projects in 30 countries. Under the university’s Here & Next Strategic Plan, several new seed funding programs […]

Region Template

Region Template

Washington University in St. Louis has longstanding ties to Greater China and currently enrolls more than 3,500 students from this region. Over the years, the relationship has grown to encompass numerous research projects, signature programs, student and faculty exchanges, and strategic partnerships through the McDonnell International Scholars Academy. From environmental research to global public health, […]

Enhanced therapeutic foods improve cognition in malnourished children
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Enhanced therapeutic foods improve cognition in malnourished children

February 16, 2023

WashU research spurs changes to global guidelines for feeding malnourished kids Globally, more than 16 million children under age 5 suffer from severe acute malnutrition. The condition is a form of starvation that primarily affects kids from impoverished areas of Africa and Asia and causes excessive thinness or swelling of the body while also compromising organ […]

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