Hope in a time of uncertainty

Hope in a time of uncertainty

Unprecedented times present the opportunity to develop innovative, lasting and positive change. It’s in this spirit that the 8th McDonnell International Scholars Academy Symposium will proceed, beginning with a virtual global town hall meeting Oct. 8. The event, featuring scholars and leaders from around the world, is free and open to the public.
Seed grants awarded for international policy projects

Seed grants awarded for international policy projects

Washington University’s Social Policy Institute and McDonnell International Scholars Academy announced their first round of seed grants to fund international policy-focused research proposals.
Center for Social Development takes part in international conference

Center for Social Development takes part in international conference

Michael Sherraden, director of the Center for Social Development at the Brown School,  and Li Zou, international director, represented Washington University in St. Louis during a conference on “The 30th Anniversary of the Re-establishment of Social Work in China.”
Global Health Week events planned

Global Health Week events planned

Global Health Week programs start Monday, Feb. 26, and run until Thursday, March 1. The panel discussions and screenings, organized by Washington University’s Global Health Student Advisory Committee, are designed to educate and engage the community on a wide range of health-care issues.
Global collaborations, holistic solutions

Global collaborations, holistic solutions

In an effort to boost conversation and collaborative options regarding energy choices and their many impacts, Washington University in St. Louis recently held two international forums to address the challenges. The forums also allowed the university to interface with its McDonnell Academy partner institutions.
Guo named Yangtze River Scholar

Guo named Yangtze River Scholar

Shenyang Guo, the Frank J. Bruno Distinguished Professor of Social Work Research at the Brown School and assistant vice chancellor for international affairs – Greater China, has been named a Yangtze River Scholar by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China.
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