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Conference on Innovation and Evaluation for Anti-Poverty Initiatives

The conference on Innovation and Evaluation for Anti-Poverty Initiatives will take place at National Taiwan University on April 11-12, 2019 in Taipei. Following years of pilot testing and research, Taiwan has started a national policy of child development accounts, which is a major focus of the meeting. Three Washington University faculty are headline speakers at the conference: […]

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Cabot-Zhang Endowed Lectureship

The Cabot Corporation-Xinsheng Zhang Endowed Lectureship series offers unique opportunities for students and faculty at Washington University, along with the St. Louis community, to learn about issues of global leadership, particularly in China. Thursday, February 7, 2019 | 4:30 PM Emerson Auditorium | Knight Hall | Danforth Campus Register to Attend The Cabot-Zhang Endowed Lectureship was […]

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Washington University in St. Louis Forum for India

Read the WashU Forum Executive Summary for India. Washington University in St. Louis Forums showcase top Washington University faculty members and engage local academic and business experts to consider and address global issues. View photos and program from the WashU Forum in India, and take a look at some of the highlights from WashU’s engagement […]

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McDonnell Scholar Wins Three Minute Thesis Competition

McDonnell Scholar Po-Cheng Lin delivered a winning presentation at the Three Minute Thesis competition during the McDonnell Academy 7th International Symposium in Beijing, China. One of the highlights at the Symposium was the 3MT® Competition, featuring 15 students from McDonnell partner universities. The judges narrowed the winners to one student per theme, and the audience selected […]

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Washington University in St. Louis Forum for Greater China

Read the Forum Highlights! WashU Forum for Greater China Executive Summary Washington University in St Louis Forums showcase top Washington University faculty members and engage local academic and business experts to consider and address global issues. Keynote addresses were given by Dr. Francis Sessions Cole, MD on personalized medicine, and Dr. Robert D. Schreiber on […]

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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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McDonnell Academy 7th International Symposium

35 Premier universities united 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, October 11-14, 2018. The meeting created space for joint investigation on complex global issues, drawing on a diversity of perspectives from multiple countries and disciplines. It offered […]

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