McDonnell Scholars take on Washington

Joe Angeles

After visiting U.S. Rep. Russ Carnahan and Sen. Roy Blunt, both of Missouri, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Da Young Chung (left forefront), Huong Pham and other McDonnell International Scholars Academy members accompany academy Director James V. Wertsch, PhD (far left), associate vice chancellor for international affairs and the Marshall S. Snow Professor in Arts & Sciences, as they walk to the Library of Congress for a tour March 15. The scholars, recent graduates of some of the world’s top research universities, are pursuing advanced academic work at Washington University and visiting the nation’s capital to learn more about the U.S. government.