View more photos from the event. The McDonnell International Scholars Academy will host its Spring Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, May 18, 2019. 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. This cohort of […]
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.
S.T. Lee Endowed Lecture Series
Innovation and Social Welfare in Israel Isaac Herzog Chairman of the Executive, The Jewish Agency The S.T. Lee Endowed Lecture Series is sponsored by the McDonnell International Scholars Academy, the Social Policy Institute, and Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis Monday, May 13, 5:00 PM Clark-Fox Forum in Hillman Hall Danforth Campus | […]
National Memory in a Time of Populism | A Conference
Sponsored by the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and Washington University in St. Louis In an effort to understand the new forms and importance of national memory in an era of growing populism and tribalism, this AAAS conference will bring together leading experts from history, sociology, psychology, anthropology, and political science as well as […]
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: […]
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 […]
Season’s Greetings from the McDonnell Academy
Please enjoy our presentation of some of the moments from 2018!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]