Front Page

Making an Impact on Global Challenges We are not doing this important work alone. Through a global network of partner universities, we are collaboratively engaged in groundbreaking education programs and research initiatives that are having a tangible and significant impact on our planet. Fostering Collaborative Research and Education Through the McDonnell International Scholars Academy, we […]

McDonnell Academy Hosts Symposium on Global Energy Future

From Oct. 1-5, 2010, the McDonnell International Scholars Academy and Washington University in St. Louis were hosts to the Symposium on the Global Energy Future on the Danforth Campus. The highly anticipated event brought together presidents and top leadership from 23 of the Academy’s 25 university partners  throughout Asia, the Middle East, Europe and Latin America, […]

First Undergraduate Junior Scholars

The McDonnell International Scholars Academy selects Wei Zhang and Madison Hampden as its first undergraduate “Junior Scholars.” The McDonnell Academy has initiated a “Junior Scholars” program for undergraduate students at Washington University. This program is aimed at students pursuing leadership development activities that involve McDonnell Academy partner institutions in some way. Two students have been selected to […]

New Partnership with Eisenhower Fellowships

The McDonnell International Scholars Academy and Eisenhower Fellowships partnered in a new program in April of 2007. The St. Louis International Leadership Initiative will identify emerging local leaders and send them abroad to enhance their professional and personal growth, broaden their international perspectives and serve as U.S. ambassadors. Read the full story in the WashU newsroom.

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 […]

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.

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, […]