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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 […]

Spring cohort trips back on track

Spring cohort trips back on track
McDonnell Scholars head to Washington Trips to Washington, D.C. and to New York City over spring break have been a highlight of the McDonnell Scholars’ experience since 2007. After a pause due to the global pandemic, this year’s programming resumed with a visit to the nation’s capital. More than 50 McDonnell Scholars from three cohorts […]

Wrighton Fellows gain personalized leadership coaching

Wrighton Fellows gain personalized leadership coaching
The Wrighton Leadership Fellows Program is intended to help motivated McDonnell Academy Scholars enhance their leadership capabilities in a way customized to their needs and career. The program provides personalized leadership coaching combined with a leadership experience, to help them build their leadership skills.  All McDonnell Scholars are eligible for this experience, with a focus […]

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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