2019 Wrighton Leadership Fellow Awardees

The McDonnell Academy admitted its first Scholars, selected in the fall of 2019 with programming to begin in the spring, who demonstrated outstanding achievement and leadership potential in the Mark S. Wrighton Leadership Fellows Program.  Jae’s project seeks to develop a sustainability plan for the non-profit 501(c)3 global health organization Empower Through Health (ETH), for which he is […]

McDonnell Academy Call for Applications

The McDonnell International Scholars Academy is pleased to invite applications to its fellowship program for the 2021 academic year. Please share our CALL FOR APPLICATIONS by distributing via social media channels and encouraging interested students to attend one of our virtual information sessions. In these challenging times during the global pandemic, Washington University in St. Louis and […]

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 […]

Global Town Hall

Hope in a Time of Uncertainty OCTOBER 8 | 2020 | 8:30 – 10:00 AM (CST) This event will be conducted virtually via Zoom  Register Today The burden of the global pandemic on health systems, economies, and societies has been the most disruptive force in 2020.  It has brought into sharper focus other problems such […]