International Call to Action for Global Energy

Presidents from top Asian and Middle Eastern universities join Washington University in St. Louis in asking for cooperation in solving energy and environmental concerns. An international call to action says that universities must tackle global energy and environmental woes. Read the full story in the WashU Newsroom.

Presidents of Premier International Universities Meet at WashU

For the first time in the United States, the presidents of 12 premier universities from Asia and the Middle East will gather at Washington University in St. Louis May 4-7, 2007 to discuss ways their institutions are addressing global energy and environmental concerns. Read the full story in the WashU Newsroom.

Scholars See American Politics Up Close

To better understand American politics, culture, history and government, a group of 18 recent graduates from Asia’s top research universities are visiting Washington, D.C., March 22-25, as part of their graduate education at Washington University in St. Louis. Read the full story in the WashU Newsroom.

University of Tokyo Graduate-Prestigious American Fellowship

Ryotaro Kato holds a medical degree from the University of Tokyo, which is one of 16 leading Asian universities partnered with Washington University in St. Louis in the McDonnell International Scholars Academy, along with two leading research institutions in Israel and two in Turkey. Read the full story in the WashU Newsroom.

Chancellor & Academy Committee Visit India

Chancellor Mark Wrighton led a team from Washington University in St. Louis to India to promote collaboration through the McDonnell International Scholars Academy. The team consisted of Pratim Biswas, the Stifel and Quinette Jens Professor and Chair, Department of Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering; Himadri Pakrasi, George William and Irene Koechig Freiberg Professor in Arts & Sciences, […]

17 New Scholars in Inaugural Semester

The McDonnell International Scholars Academy welcomed 17 students to its inaugural semester in September of 2006. Students from 12 of Asia’s leading universities comprise the academy’s first cohort of 17 highly select graduate and professional scholars. Read the full story in the WashU Newsroom.

Faculty Members Named as Ambassadors

Washington University in St. Louis named 13 faculty members as Ambassadors to Partner Universities in the McDonnell International Scholars Academy in April of 2006. The academy, a unique global education and research initiative, partners with universities and corporations around the world to provide the Scholars with an extraordinary educational experience. Read the full story in the WashU Newsroom.

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