Join us throughout the academic year for virtual events and initiatives featured during the McDonnell International Symposium.

Symposium Snapshot will foster and feature international and interdisciplinary collaborations and conversations focused on Hope in a Time of Uncertainty.

Winners of the Symposium Photo Contest!

The Winner | $800 Prize

The Runner-Up | $400 Prize

View all the finalists from our photo contest, Hope and Resilience Around the World.

WATCH video responses to “What gives you hope for the future?”

Andrew Martin | Chancellor, Washington University in St. Louis

Deborah Terry AO | Vice-Chancellor and President, The University of Queensland
Ennio Vivaldi | Rector, University of Chile
Qiu Yong | President, Tsinghua University
Hayrettin Yucesoy | McDonnell Ambassador, Bogazici University
Ruthie Shaffer | McDonnell Scholar, US Scholars Program
Mark Wrighton | Chancellor Emeritus, Washington University in St. Louis
Guy Genin | McDonnell Ambassador, Xi’an Jiaotong University
Edward Yi Chang | Sr Vice President, National Chiao Tung University
Chung-Ming Kuan | President, National Taiwan University
Henk Kummeling | Rector, Utrecht University
Se-Jung Oh | President, Seoul National University
David Taylor | National University of Singapore
Hojun Lee | McDonnell Scholar, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Michael Sherraden | McDonnell Ambassador, National University of Singapore
Christopher Chao | Dean of Engineering, The University of Hong Kong

VIEW submissions from our Hope and Resilience Around the World Photo Contest

READ answers to “What gives you hope for the future?”

John McDonnell - What gives you hope for the future?
President Qixin - What gives you hope for the future
Student - What gives you hope for the future?

What gives you hope?