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McDonnell Academy Welcomes 2021 Cohort of Scholars

McDonnell Academy Welcomes 2021 Cohort of Scholars
The McDonnell International Scholars Academy will welcome its 16th cohort of Scholars as part of its incoming 2021-22 cohort, including Scholars from 13 countries. The cohort includes 26 dynamic Scholars who epitomize the many unique attributes that contribute to the diversity of our students and their academic disciplines. The McDonnell Academy will have 93 Scholars in-residence at the start of […]

Researchers keep international COVID-19 projects moving forward

Researchers keep international COVID-19 projects moving forward
The pandemic resulted in an incredibly challenging period for international research. Through it all, WashU researchers collaborating with colleagues around the world continued to innovate and demonstrate remarkable resiliency to keep their projects going and their connections strong. Our team remained steadfast in our shared research priorities as the pandemic continued. Michal Grinstein-Weiss, Shanti K. […]

WHO accepts COVID-19 reform recommendations from Harris Institute

WHO accepts COVID-19 reform recommendations from Harris Institute
A report on COVID-19 reforms convened by the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute in the School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis, in partnership with the McDonnell International Scholars Academy, was submitted to a World Health Organization panel in preparation for a final report at a WHO meeting on pandemic preparedness. The […]

McDonnell Academy EVENTS

The McDonnell Academy organizes special seminars, retreats and other events. Our distinguished Scholars, politicians and analysts lead discussions on political, cultural and economic issues in the United States and the broader world.