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    2014 International Relations Senior Award Winners

    2014 International Relations Senior Award Winners

    The International Relations Program is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Senior Awards presented on April 9th.
     
    2014 Crown Scholar - Ellen Moore

    2014 Crown Scholar - Ellen Moore

    Ellen Moore ’14 was named as one of the Renee Crown Scholars for 2014.  Ellen's research focuses on women’s perceptions of their access to rights, of their local police services, and of their overall safety.

     
    2013 Zoo Boo Day of Service

    2013 Zoo Boo Day of Service

    On October 26th, 2013 a group of students majoring in International Relations joined members of the International Relations Learning Community for an afternoon of service at the Syracuse Rosamond Gifford Zoo.

     
    2013-2014 Remembrance Scholars

    2013-2014 Remembrance Scholars

    Two IR majors have been named 2013-14 Remembrance Scholars. Read their reflections on having been chosen and what it means to them to be given such an honor.

     

    Maxwell Students Win Distinguished Delegation at Model United Nations Competition

    A team of 16 international relations majors from the Maxwell School, led by advisor Professor Francine D’Amico, captured the Distinguished Delegation honor at a five-day Model United Nations (MUN) event in New York City this past spring.

     
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  • Undergraduate Studies

    The international system has grown in complexity since the end of the Cold War, and international issues and events impinge increasingly on our daily lives. Modern communications bring contemporary problems instantly to our attention. No state, and no people, can be isolated from the world events or unaffected by issues involving foreign policy and conflict, international trade, or economic developments in countries far from our borders. To gain an understanding of these issues is rewarding in itself, and necessary for the informed citizen. It also opens the way to a variety of careers, in government, international organizations, law, business and non-profit institutions, and academia.

    The International Relations Undergraduate Program, which is housed in the Maxwell School at Syracuse University, is multi-disciplinary and includes a wide variety of fields of study, including primarily the social science disciplines of Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, and Sociology, as well as recognizing that cultural studies such as language, literature, and religion are equally important for understanding other peoples and societies.

    This broad approach enables you to design your major program around your individual interests and career aspirations. Working with Professor Francine D'Amico, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Professor Terrie Northrup, Academic Advisor and minors coordinator, and Amy Kennedy, Academic Advisor, you choose from a variety of topical approaches to the subject -- political, economic, or intercultural -- and concentrate on a geographic region of particular interest -- Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America & the Caribbean, or the Middle East-North Africa (MENA).

    You are urged to take advantage of the study abroad opportunities offered by SU Abroad and the Maxwell-Washington International Relations Semester, and to participate in the frequent lectures and other events which take place on campus.

  • Amanda Claypool, IR Senior

    Claypool was recently profiled in "From the West Bank to the SU campus, student works for dialogue on contentious issues." Read more.

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