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Look Who’s Graduating in 2018!

The McDonnell International Scholars Academy will host its Spring 2018 Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, May 19, the day after commencement. There will be a wide range of careers paths represented at the ceremony, and Scholars will have the opportunity to share their experience as a McDonnell Scholar while attending Washington University. In addition to academic talent, […]

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McDonnell Scholars Brave the Cold for Community Service

McDonnell Academy Scholars, Ambassadors Hayrettin Yucesoy and Ohad Kadan, and family members completed the mulching of garden beds on Saturday, March 31, as part of a community service initiative sponsored by the McDonnell Scholars Engagement Committee (SEC). The cold and rainy weather did not disrupt the flurry of wheelbarrows and shovels, as the group worked […]

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Mexico’s General Election 2018

Alfonso Navarro Bernachi, Head Consul to the Consulate of Mexico in Kansas City, Missouri, was at Washington University in St. Louis on Monday, April 2, at the Women’s Building Formal Lounge.  He addressed students, faculty, and guests, presenting on “Mexico’s General Election 2018: The Institutional Strengths of the Mexican Electoral System?” This year, Mexico will hold […]

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Interdisciplinary Collaboration, Research & Innovation

35 Premier universities will unite to address the world’s most critical problems of the 21st century at the McDonnell Academy 7th International Symposium, cohosted by Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Plan now to attend, October 11-14, 2018! Keynote Speaker DR. JOHN P. HOLDREN | Science Advisor to President Barack Obama Visit Symposium Website for More […]

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A New Age: Indo-Pacific Strategy and the Trump Administration

Join Dr. Swaran Singh for a round-table discussion about the United States propping up India through Ind-Pacific formulations and the Trump administration’s emphasis on an Indo-Pacific strategy. A New Age: Indo-Pacific Strategy and the Trump Administration Presented by Dr. Swaran Singh | Bio Jawaharlal Nehru University Friday, February 16, 2018 | 4:30 – 6:00 PM Danforth […]

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McDonnell Scholar Engagement Committee (SEC) established

The McDonnell Academy Scholar Engagement Committee (SEC) was formed in September 2017 with the mission of connecting Scholars. Its 12 members are current Scholars who volunteer in subcommittees which lead initiatives that strengthen the bonds amongst all McDonnell Scholars (alumni and current Scholars), and help current Scholars better connect to the St. Louis region. Currently, […]

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McDonnell Academy Celebrates Winter Graduates

The McDonnell International Scholars Academy will host its Winter Recognition Ceremony on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. There will be a wide range of careers paths represented at the ceremony, and some Scholars will have the opportunity to share their experience as a McDonnell Scholar while attending Washington University. In addition to academic talent, the Academy looks […]

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McDonnell Scholars Work to Conserve the Environment

McDonnell Academy Ambassador Ohad Kadan and several McDonnell Scholars participated in a community engagement project on October 14, with the Open Space Council (OSC). Professor Kadan, Scholars, staff and family members spent several hours at Forest River Trail Park in Sunset Hills, Missouri with shovels, rakes and wheel barrels digging through piles of crushed limestone […]

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Washington University in St. Louis Forums

The Washington University in St. Louis Forums are designed to showcase top Washington University faculty members and to address global issues in ways that are accessible to a broad audience. Keynote addresses will be given by Dr. Pratim Biswas on energy choices, Dr. William Powderly on the public health consequences of the choices, and Dr. […]

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