Report from the McDonnell Academy Presidents’ Forum

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.

Brisbane, home to McDonnell International Scholars Academy Symposium co-host The University of Queensland, provided a beautiful backdrop for the important discussions on pressing global issues.

Mental health: growing global knowledge means more support for people

Through the knowledge shared in the Aging & Public Health session of the McDonnell International Scholars Academy Symposium, I started to think more about the daily impact of our research for family and society, an important motivation for me.

Philippine genetically modified Golden Rice

WashU study suggests GMO Golden Rice falls short on promises

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.

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