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:
(Date:11/4/2014)... November 4, 2014   ... growth   Fuel3D , a developer of ... funding round totaling $6.4 million (£4 million). This funding builds ... earlier this year and paves the way for the commercial ... The funding round was led by Chimera Partners and ...
(Date:11/3/2014)... Cancer Center study published in this month,s ... describes the activity of a recently discovered communication molecule ... It has been known to limit inflammation and the ... system: IL-37 inhibits the ability of the immune system ... mechanism that underlies IL-37,s effect on the immune system ...
(Date:11/2/2014)... LA (2 November 2014)—In support of a bold quest ... & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced an award of ... Vaccine Initiative (MVI) in building new vaccines that will ... realize the "accelerating to zero" agenda. Such vaccines would ... could be called an "immunological bed net." , ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Fuel3D Secures $6.4 Million in Expansion Funding 2Fuel3D Secures $6.4 Million in Expansion Funding 3PNAS: From HIV to cancer, IL-37 regulates immune system 2New malaria vaccines to prevent infection and block transmission get a shot in the arm 2New malaria vaccines to prevent infection and block transmission get a shot in the arm 3New malaria vaccines to prevent infection and block transmission get a shot in the arm 4
(Date:11/22/2014)... 21, 2014 During his lifetime Richard ... need to surround himself with great people and take ... his friends often marveled at his extraordinarily courageous attitude ... life and -- even with his death impending—that’s how ... disease that would ultimately take his life. , Carrying ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... Frederick, MD (PRWEB) November 21, 2014 ... sample management solutions provider, has released Limfinity® version ... more installation projects of Limfinity® than ever in ... majority configuration and minority framework enhancement. Limfinity® version ... goes far above and beyond bug fixes! , ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) November 22, 2014 ... the opportunity to simulate the proper management of ... training and test lung devices . Grand Rapids-based, ... Lung” plans to donate two of the respiratory ... $12,000 to $15,000 each. Grand Valley and Muskegon ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... LAVAL, Quebec , November 21, 2014 ... KLOX como responsable comercial   Mariano Rodríguez ... finanzas   KLOX está en marcha para ... tratamiento de cura de heridas de reciente aprobación en Europa ... o "la compañía") se complace al anunciar los siguientes nombramientos: ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Sherry Sharp, Wife of CarMax Founder, Richard Sharp, Accepts Seat on Board of Cure Alzheimer’s Fund 2Sherry Sharp, Wife of CarMax Founder, Richard Sharp, Accepts Seat on Board of Cure Alzheimer’s Fund 3RURO Announces Limfinity® version 5.1.4 2Michigan Instruments Donates Two Respiratory Simulation Training and Test Lung (TTL) Devices to Grand Valley State University 2Michigan Instruments Donates Two Respiratory Simulation Training and Test Lung (TTL) Devices to Grand Valley State University 3KLOX Technologies anuncia sus nombramientos ejecutivos 2KLOX Technologies anuncia sus nombramientos ejecutivos 3KLOX Technologies anuncia sus nombramientos ejecutivos 4KLOX Technologies anuncia sus nombramientos ejecutivos 5
Cached News: