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Exploring Bayer: McDonnell Scholars’ insightful journey

Exploring Bayer: McDonnell Scholars’ insightful journey
During a special visit to Bayer Crop Science in St. Louis, over 20 McDonnell Scholars had the opportunity to network with experts across multiple sectors during panel sessions. They also gained firsthand knowledge of Bayer’s unique B4U Program and its impact on healthcare and agriculture. Through engaging discussions, a guided tour, and a networking lunch, […]

Honoring Jim & Mary Wertsch

Honoring Jim & Mary Wertsch
Jim and Mary Wertsch have left an indelible mark on Washington University through over 20 years of dedicated service. Their leadership has been instrumental in shaping the McDonnell International Scholars Academy, fostering global collaboration and addressing critical challenges. As they embark on a new chapter, it’s essential to recognize their extraordinary contributions. We invite the […]

From campus to continents: Scholars for Life, leaders for a global network

From campus to continents: Scholars for Life, leaders for a global network
Fostering stronger connections, McDonnell Academy introduces Alumni Regional Events—a new initiative for global community engagement. Attend our first regional event! This initiative seeks to engage the St. Louis McDonnell Academy alumni and expand professional networks. We hope this local initiative will serve as a blueprint for similar initiatives among our regional alumni, both in 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.