The McDonnell International Scholars Academy hosted the Cabot Corporation-Xinsheng Zhang Endowed Lecture on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 4:30pm in Steinberg Auditorium in Steinberg Hall. The featured guest speaker was Consul General Lei Hong, Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in Chicago. He spoke about U.S. – China Relations. Hong is former Attache for the Information […]
A discussion with former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright and former National Security Advisor Stephen J. Hadley, moderated by Jon Sawyer, Executive Director of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting took place on February 8 in Graham Chapel on the Danforth Campus of Washington University in St. Louis. Secretary Albright and Stephen Hadley were co-chairs […]
The McDonnell International Scholars Academy hosted the Seng Teng Lee Endowed Lecture on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 4pm in Steinberg Auditorium in Steinberg Hall. The featured guest speaker was Dr. Atsushi Seike, President of Keio University in Tokyo, Japan. Dr. Seike is also Professor of Labor Economics, and has produced numerous publications, including ten authored or co-authored books, with a […]
Forum for Greater China: An Aging Population Over the past two decades, Washington University has developed close partnerships with China Agricultural University, Fudan University, Peking University, Tsinghua University, and Xi’an Jiaotong University through its McDonnell International Scholars Academy. Today, the university is positioned to have an even greater presence and impact in China with the […]
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 http://www.iitbombay.org/fan While we cannot know the challenges the world will be facing in the years to come, we do know for sure that […]
Join 30 premier partner universities united in addressing the world’s most critical problems of the 21st century. The Symposium will feature discussions on research in particular themes and discussions of how research universities can foster the collaborative efforts required to address complex global challenges.
WashU social venture WOOTA (Water Out Of Thin Air) wins Engineering Discovery Competition (EDC) for building a device that turns humidity in the air into clean drinking water.
The McDonnell International Scholars Academy hosted its Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, May 21, 2016. In addition to academic talent, the Academy looks for Scholars who have an interest in broader social and cultural issues. Once they are members of the Academy, they are provided with opportunities to develop leadership skills.
Baugh is working on a project titled “Linguistics in Pursuit of Justice” that will examine legal cases involving discrimination based on language use.
Haiti relies heavily on outside factors for medical, social, and public health services as the public sector is too under-resourced to meet the extreme need.