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United in Resolve and Hope

Nearly two years after the full-scale Russian invasion, Ukrainian students find refuge in a community of scholars with a long history of supporting those impacted by war.

Linh Nguyen headshot

Before attending the Maxwell School to pursue an MPA, Linh Nguyen supported Ukraine’s work to rebuild Mariupol following Russia’s 2014 attacks.

Dmytro Kuchirka

He was in his senior year at the Maxwell School when the Russian invasion began.

Tetiana Hranchak headshot
Since fleeing Kyiv at the start of the Russian invasion, Tetiana Hranchak has found community and continued her work in the Maxwell School.

Dear Alumni and Friends,

Read the latest messages from Dean David M. Van Slyke and Jessica Murray, director of alumni relations.

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Greatly Missed

In Memoriam: Susan M. Walter, Advisor and Advocate

Susan M. Walter ’69 B.A. (Hist)/’71 M.A. (PSc) passed away on April, 23, 2023, at the age of 75. She had a distinguished career in government and private industry and authored two books.

December 4, 2023

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In Memoriam: Chris Snow, NHL Manager and Advocate

Chris Snow ’03 B.A. (PSt) passed away on Sept. 30, 2023, at the age of 42. He had a successful career in professional hockey and publicly lobbied, fundraised and raised awareness to help find a cure for ALS. 

December 4, 2023

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In Memoriam: Thomas P. Lauth, Higher Education Leader

Thomas P. Lauth ’76 Ph.D. (PSc) passed away on May 13, 2023, at the age of 85. He was a highly regarded professor and administrator.

December 4, 2023

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In Memoriam: Life Trustee Allan D. Sutton ’55 BA (PSc)

Through his generosity to Syracuse University, he had a profound impact on the reputation of the Department of Philosophy and advanced the careers of some of the nation’s brightest philosophy scholars. Sutton passed away on May 31, 2023, in his home in Rancho Santa Fe, California, at the age of 90.

June 29, 2023

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