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McDonnell Academy Welcomes 2022 Cohort of Scholars

McDonnell Academy Welcomes 2022 Cohort of Scholars
The McDonnell International Scholars Academy welcomes its 17th cohort of Scholars, including Scholars from 13 countries. The cohort consists of 22 dynamic Scholars, each of whom represents the many unique characteristics that contribute to the diversity of the Academy. The McDonnell Academy will have 99 Scholars in-residence at the start of the 2022-23 academic year. The McDonnell […]

Seed grants available to support faculty international collaborations

Seed grants available to support faculty international collaborations
Call for ProposalsGlobal Incubator Seed Grants Amount: up to $25,000 Deadline: August 15, 2022 The McDonnell International Scholars Academy is pleased to announce the second cycle of its Global Incubator Seed Grants Initiative. Our goal is to stimulate high-impact research projects in any discipline linking WashU faculty and international collaborators.  Proposals should include at least […]

Improving access to high-quality cancer care in Uganda

Improving access to high-quality cancer care in Uganda
Professors of radiation oncology at Washington University in St. Louis are teaming up with the Uganda Cancer Institute and Makerere University School of Medicine in Africa to modernize radiation therapy for cancer patients. WashU’s collaboration with the Uganda Cancer Institute is supported by the McDonnell Academy’s 2021 Global Incubator Seed Grant initiative. Makerere University is […]

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.

There are not currently any upcoming events scheduled. Please check back for new events to be added.

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