SAVE THE DATE: Global Research Symposium

McDonnell Academy Global Research Symposium Forces Reshaping the World October 5-7, 2023Washington University in St. Louis The symposium will be held in person at Washington University in St. Louis. The events are free and open to the public. Registration will open soon. We are excited to resume these important symposia events in-person. The McDonnell Academy […]

Congratulations to our McDonnell Academy graduates

Welcome to Recognition Ceremony 2023. The McDonnell International Scholars Academy at Washington University in St. Louis will host its annual recognition ceremony on Tuesday, May 16, in the Charles F. Knight Center on the Danforth Campus of WashU. Our graduating students, Scholars for Life, will give brief remarks during the ceremony and will be individually […]

Bob Davis examines U.S.-China relationship

Wednesday, March 1, 4:30 PM Clark-Fox Forum in Hillman Hall Danforth Campus | Washington University in St. LouisView Program Bob Davis has covered U.S.-China relations since the 1990s when the two nations were working hard to strengthen their ties. In 2022, Davis retired from the Wall Street Journal as a senior editor in Washington DC […]

McDonnell Academy Recognition Ceremony

Celebrate the Class of 2021 at the virtual McDonnell Academy Recognition Ceremony. May 22, 2021 | 10:00 AM More information available on McDonnell Academy Graduates page.

McDonnell Academy Alumni Panel Series

The McDonnell Academy has organized a special panel series featuring our Alumni. Our distinguished Scholars for Life will lead discussions on career insights and regional trends in their field, followed by a live Q&A from the audience.

McDonnell Academy Fireside Chat

McDonnell Academy Fireside Chat

The McDonnell Academy Fireside Chat featured Victor AI, Olin alumnus and Founder & CEO of Terminus Group, and Kurt Dirks, Director, McDonnell International Scholars Academy, and Vice Chancellor for International Affairs at Washington University in St. Louis for a conversation and Q&A – From St. Louis to Beijing: The Story of How AI is Re-Imagining […]

8th McDonnell International Symposium

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the in-person proceedings of the 8th International Symposium will be postponed to fall 2021. We continue to hold virtual sessions throughout the fall. GLOBAL TOWN HALL: Hope in a Time of Uncertainty OCTOBER 8 | 2020 This event was conducted virtually via Zoom.  The first event of the McDonnell International […]

Global Town Hall Share Your Thoughts

MCDONNELL INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS ACADEMY Global Town Hall: Hope in a Time of Uncertainty  Answer the question: What gives you hope for the future? Contribute a short video message, or Share a written response Video Guidelines & Submission: Your video should be less than 60 seconds in length. Create your video. Upload your video using the online form […]

Global Town Hall Ask the Speakers

MCDONNELL INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS ACADEMY Global Town Hall: Hope in a Time of Uncertainty  Submit your questions to any of the speakers.  Guidelines for video submission: You may submit a question via video upload using the online form in the link below. You can hold a sign with the question in addition to asking the question on […]

McDonnell Academy Photo Contest

Hope and Resilience Around the World Deadline: September 15, 2020 The McDonnell Academy invites photo submissions on the theme of “Hope and Resilience Around the World” from any of the Academy’s partner universities. Share your images of how people around the globe are adapting to and thriving amidst today’s challenges and crises, and what gives […]