WashU Invests $55 Million in Renewable Energy Research

Washington University in St. Louis is creating a new International Center for Advanced Renewable Energy and Sustainability (I-CARES) to encourage and coordinate university-wide and external collaborative research in the areas of renewable energy and sustainability including biofuels, CO2 mitigation and coal-related issues. The university will invest more than $55 million in the initiative. Read the […]

I-CARES Collaborates with McDonnell Academy

Newly established International Center for Advanced Renewable Energy and Sustainability (I-CARES) announces a collaboration with the McDonnell International Scholars Academy in June of 2007. I-CARES will encourage international collaborative research on energy and environmental issues by working closely with a global partnership of leading universities forged recently by the university’s McDonnell International Scholars Academy. Read the full story in […]

WashU Magazine Features the Academy

WashU Magazine featured the McDonnell International Scholars Academy in the article “Educating Future World Leaders” in June of 2007.

McDonnell Scholar Kato Takes on Medicine and Law

Scholar Ryotaro Kato completed a three-year residency in internal medicine at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in 2004 and will receive a doctor of law degree at the May 18, 2007 commencement ceremony. Read the full story in the WashU Newsroom.

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.