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Professors from WashU, Shanghai University, explore the benefits of a sharing economy

Collaborative consumption is an expanding economic force in our country and globally, with consumers sharing everything from cars, bicycles and even agricultural equipment. It happens quickly and efficiently, with a simple click of a button or a swipe of a finger. How does the explosion of this new business practice affect manufacturers? New research from […]

Report on IIT Bombay Faculty Alumni Network (FAN) Meeting

Washington University in St. Louis was honored to host this meeting of distinguished leaders from India and the United States. A report on the FAN Meeting can be found on the IITB Alumni Newsletter at While we cannot know the challenges the world will be facing in the years to come, we do know for sure that […]

McDonnell Scholars Meet Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

The McDonnell International Scholars Academy traveled to New York City, March 9-12, 2014 for their annual spring break cohort trip. One of the biggest highlights for the scholars’ trip on Tuesday, March 11, was the round-table discussion with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. The McDonnell Academy cohorts of 2012 and 2013 were escorted into the […]

2008 & 2009 Scholars Visit New York City during 2010 Spring Break

Twenty-four McDonnell scholars visited New York City during the week of March 7th with Chancellor Mark Wrighton, Trustee John F. McDonnell and Academy Director James V. Wertsch. During their visit to New York to experience American culture and business, the scholars met with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Council on Foreign Relations […]