Lauren Cubellis, a PhD candidate in sociocultural anthropology in Arts & Sciences, received a 2017-18 DAAD Long-Term Research Grant for Doctoral Dissertation Research and a 2017-18 DAAD Intensive Language Course Grant, Goethe Institute. DAAD is the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst). Cubellis will conduct dissertation fieldwork in Berlin with clinicians and peer specialists […]
This fall, Nancy Y. Reynolds and Anne-Marie McManus launched the Mellon Sawyer Seminar, “Grounding the Ecocritical: Materializing Wastelands and Living on in the Middle East.” “Wastelands” refers to places with material and environmental degradation, ruin, and decay, as well as the social and natural life that inhabits them. “Ecocriticism” is the study of the relationship […]
European government policies regarding families and work are very different than those of the U.S. WashU sociologist Caitlyn Collins became interested in these differences, and as a graduate student, began interviewing European working moms to learn firsthand how they felt about these policies and what their effects were on family life. What she found was […]
Professor of Economics, Arts & Sciences
Ambassador to: Korea University
There are plenty of study abroad program that offer students an exposure to the language and culture of another country. But what makes the Global MedPrep Scholars Program one of the most unique programs in the nation is the degree of cultural immersion and the focus on the pre health student. Through this program students […]
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Arts & Sciences
Ambassador to: Tecnológico de Monterrey
Created by The University of Queensland in 2008, 3MT competitions challenge PhD students to deliver their thesis in three minutes with only one PowerPoint slide.
Aside from developing new technologies to maintain comfort of our life, shouldn’t we also consider our lifestyles as part of the overall life philosophy?
One of the coolest things about being a McDonnell scholar is to have close-up contact and connection with institutional leaders, presidents, provosts, and vice-chancellors of the universities.
Leaders of developing countries might have a more crucial task — to enhance the public awareness of the environmental crisis the world is facing, and to provide alternative solutions for industry