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.
Events & Announcements
The McDonnell Academy organizes special seminars, retreats and other events. Our distinguished Scholars, politicians and analysts lead discussions on political, cultural and economic issues in the United States and the broader world.
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.