Hope in a Time of Uncertainty
8th McDonnell Academy International Symposium
We have re-envisioned the McDonnell Academy’s signature event as a research-focused conference with faculty-driven workshops at its core. Explore the McDonnell International Symposium Workshops.
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Symposium Workshop: The Origin of Eurasian Food-ways and Cuisines: Environmental challenge and culinary solutions to Food Globalization in Prehistory
Symposium Workshop: The Likely Trajectory of Global Governance after the U.S. Elections: A Comparative Perspective
Reaffirming the intrinsic value of our international community.
Chancellor Andrew Martin
Members of our WashU community who come to us from around the world play a vital role in making the university the exceptional institution it is today.