Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton welcomed the new 2017 cohort and resident McDonnell Academy Scholars to the St. Louis Planetarium for dinner and a starlight presentation. The Scholars and other invited guests enjoyed a reception in the James S. McDonnell Planetarium lobby, before moving to the second floor for dinner. Current Scholars and alumni presented one-minute […]
The McDonnell International Scholars Academy’s 2017-2018 cohort of Scholars participated in the Academy’s Welcome Week activities, including a bowling competition, etiquette workshop and welcome reception at director James V. Wertsch’s home. 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 […]
The St. Louis Cardinals played the Milwaukee Brewers on June 14. Although St. Louis lost, the McDonnell Scholars thoroughly enjoyed all the activities preceding and during the game. With great seats and complimentary food bar, the Scholars and some of their families participated in one of the great American summer past-times– out to the ballgame! Visit the […]
A new study from Washington University in St. Louis suggests Golden Rice is still years away from field introduction and even then, may fall short of lofty health benefits still cited regularly by GMO advocates.
WashU social venture WOOTA (Water Out Of Thin Air) wins Engineering Discovery Competition (EDC) for building a device that turns humidity in the air into clean drinking water.
The McDonnell International Scholars Academy hosted its Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, May 21, 2016. In addition to academic talent, the Academy looks for Scholars who have an interest in broader social and cultural issues. Once they are members of the Academy, they are provided with opportunities to develop leadership skills.
Food crops need phosphorus to grow, and farmers are using more and more phosphorus-based fertilizer as they increase crops to feed a growing world population.
John Bowen’s Social Studies of Institutions program brings students interested in the study of institutions together to form physical and intellectual networks.
WashU students gain firsthand knowledge of the many public health issue in Haiti as part of a course focused on public health interventions in developing countries.
The International Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability The International Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (InCEES) at Washington University in St. Louis is an institutional hub for collaborative efforts and interdisciplinary initiatives. Founded in 2007, InCEES catalyzes university-wide and external collaborative research and educational activities in the areas of energy, environment and sustainability. The ultimate […]