We’ve Moved!

The International and Area Studies office and staff, as well as the Overseas Programs office and staff, moved to the Academy Building on Monday, July 30, 2012.  Staff will be located on the second floor of the building.  Reach us by the foot bridge over Forest Park Parkway, and down the left staircase.  Enter the […]

Scholars’ Stories Published Abroad

Three McDonnell International Scholars Academy students’ stories were introduced by their home university newsletters. Yunzi (Melody) Li’s story was featured by the University of Hong Kong’s Graduate School Newsletter in April 2012. Read Melody’s story in the Graduate School Newsletter(pdf). The Fudan University Newsletter’s E-Journal introduced the stories of Weijie (Jeffrey) Li and Liu (Jo) Zhang […]

Songqiao Wei in Antarctica

Songqiao (Shawn) Wei, a McDonnell Scholar and second-year PhD student in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, went to Antarctica for his fieldwork from December 2011 to January 2012. He traveled from McMurdo Station to Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station with the Prime Minister of Norway, who was attending the centennial celebration of Amundsen’s arrival […]

Circus Harmony Financial Literacy Workshop

On Tuesday, December 6, 2011, the McDonnell International Scholars Academy hosted the Circus Harmony Financial Literacy workshop. This workshop was organized by Fernando Lopez, PhD student in Finance at the Olin Business School and a McDonnell scholar graduated from the University of Chile, and his wife Constanza Manzur. This activity provided Circus Harmony students with a three-hour […]

Three elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2009

Three professors from Washington University in St. Louis have been elected fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The new fellows are Ursula Goodenough, PhD, professor of biology in Arts & Sciences; James V. Wertsch, PhD, the Marshall S. Snow Professor in Arts & Sciences and director of the McDonnell International Scholars Academy; […]

Professor of Chemical Engineering from IIT Bombay Visits WashU

A.K. Suresh, PhD was a visiting professor at Washington University in St. Louis for the spring 2008 semester. A.K. Suresh is Professor of Chemical Engineering at IIT Bombay. His expertise is in reaction engineering, multiphase and interfacial systems and nanotechnology. He earned his PhD degree from Monash University in Australia. He was the past head […]

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.

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.

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