HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Presidents from 13 universities worldwide to gather at Washington University in St. Louis

For the first time in the United States, the presidents of 13 premier universities from Asia and the Middle East will gather at Washington University in St. Louis May 4-7 to discuss ways their institutions are addressing global energy and environmental concerns. These institutions include Peking, Fudan, Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, National Taiwan, Tsinghua and Yonsei universities.

The International Symposium on Energy and Environment is sponsored by Washington University's McDonnell International Scholars Academy. For more information on the academy, please visit http://mcdonnell.wustl.edu/.

"We are privileged to host the first meeting of the partner universities of the McDonnell International Scholars Academy here in St. Louis," said Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton. "The 20 university partners in the Academy engage more than 200,000 of the world's most talented students, and it will be rewarding to have so many outstanding academic leaders addressing the global challenges associated with energy and environment. The symposium is intended to identify opportunities to develop collaborative education and research programs involving Washington University and its international partners."

Key speakers will include the former United States Ambassador to the United Nations, the president of the National Academy of Sciences and Monsanto Company's top executive. Organizers hope the meeting will result in new collaborative research and education projects facilitated by the McDonnell Academy. A preliminary program and details of the program are available at www.eer.wustl.edu.

"This is part of a general effort at Washington University to create a model for a more global university based on partnerships with a network of the world's leading research institutions," said James V. Wertsch, Ph.D., the Marshall S. Snow Professor in Arts & Sciences and director of the McD
'"/>

Contact: Neil Schoenherr
nschoenherr@wustl.edu
314-935-5235
Washington University in St. Louis
16-Apr-2007


Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. Stevens and Monmouth Presidents to co-chair ASBPA National Scientific Shore and Beach Conference
2. NC research campus and UNC universities host major symposium on nutritional biotechnology
3. Three universities team up to enhance environmental engineering curricula
4. Texas universities expanding new information network
5. Pollution causes 40 percent of deaths worldwide, study finds
6. Alarming acceleration in CO2 emissions worldwide
7. Biodiversity loss linked to economic inequality worldwide
8. Research identifies causes contributing to poor development of over 200 million children worldwide
9. Global warming increases species extinctions worldwide
10. A silent pandemic: Industrial chemicals are impairing the brain development of children worldwide
11. Polynesia explorers created worldwide web of scientific knowledge

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/26/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... May 26, ... ... of enterprise software solutions for biopharmaceutical R&D, today announced that Gritstone Oncology, ... T-cell receptor (TCR)-mimetic bispecific T cell engagers and TCR-based therapeutics, has implemented ...
(Date:5/21/2020)... N.C. (PRWEB) , ... May ... ... , the leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider of operations management solutions, today introduced ... BioMed module provides a cloud-based platform for connecting the people and systems ...
(Date:5/21/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... May 21, 2020 , ... ... care across the North Shore and Greater Boston area, is pleased to announce ... As one of the busiest group practices in the area, Agility Orthopedics is ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:7/10/2020)... ... July 09, 2020 , ... In ... commonly used to suppress pigment formation in zebrafish embryos, maintaining optical transparency to ... by Dr MA has been using the zebrafish model to investigate the causes ...
(Date:7/7/2020)... ... ... R3 International is now offering stem cell therapy for Alzheimers dementia in Mexico ... patient's condition, treatment may be offered IV, intrathecal or with a combination. , A ... and the incidence continues to increase as individuals live longer. There is no cure, ...
(Date:7/1/2020)... ... June 29, 2020 , ... MedShift , ... in 2020, despite many obstacles created as a result of COVID-19. As a ... its partnered medical practices and medical manufacturers by expanding access to device offerings, ...
(Date:7/1/2020)... ... June 30, 2020 , ... ... that the launch of a new clinical diagnostics immuno-oncology service, TissueInsight ... microenvironment (TME). , “Flagship’s TissueInsight is a service that aids pathologists, oncologists, ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: