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Maxwell Students and Alumni Will Teach Around the World Through Fulbright US Student Program

Maxwell students Nish Chowdhury and Camran Shealy, and alumna Sarah Dolbier '22 are among those named 2023 recipients of awards through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The program funds a range of awards that include English teaching assistantships (ETA) and study/research grants in over 140 countries.

April 28, 2023

Four Maxwell Students Will Participate in Highly Competitive Public Affairs Experiences This Summer

Isabella Brown and Madelin DeJesus Martinez, both policy studies majors, will attend the Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) junior summer institute at Carnegie Mellon University. Alexandria Johnson, an international relations major, will participate in the summer enrichment program through the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program. Erykah Pasha, a political science and sociology major, will participate in the Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) at the University of Michigan.

April 27, 2023

Silverstein, Takeda Receive 2023 Excellence in Graduate Education Faculty Recognition Awards

The honor is presented to faculty members who have a significant, positive influence on graduate education through their commitment to superior graduate teaching, dedication to departmental and community presence and work in research initiatives.

April 26, 2023

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Maxwell Faculty and Students To Be Honored at 2023 One University Awards

The One University Awards Ceremony, an annual event to honor members of the Syracuse University community who are making a difference through academics, scholarship, creative work and dedicated service, will be held Friday, April 21.

April 19, 2023

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Maxwell Student Iona Volynets Selected as 2023 Truman Scholar

The Truman Scholarship was awarded this year to 62 exceptional college juniors in recognition of their community service, academic accomplishment and commitment to a career of public service. Volynets, majoring in history and international relations, was among 199 finalists selected from more than 705 candidates nominated by schools and colleges from around the country.

April 17, 2023

PhD Student Curtis Edmonds Found Community, Cultivated Political Passions on Campus

Last summer, Edmonds's involvement went from volunteering his time and his expertise to assisting his fellow Black students, especially incoming Black students, with facilitating their transitions to campus, to a paid position as 119 Euclid’s Graduate Scholar-in-Residence, an inaugural position in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

April 14, 2023

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Maxwell Student Named Class of 2024 Senior Class Marshal

The Student Experience Division announced the selection of Lucio Maffei, a junior majoring in political philosophy as a Class of 2024 Senior Class Marshal. He will spend his senior year serving as one of the all-University representatives for his class and conclude his experience by leading the student procession during the 2024 Commencement ceremony.

April 13, 2023

Four Maxwell Seniors Named 2023 University Scholars

Chelsea Brown (citizenship and civic engagement), Dara Drake (policy studies), Maggie Sardino (citizenship and civic engagement) and Alesandra "Sasha" Temerte (economics) were among those named 2023 Syracuse University Scholars, the highest undergraduate honor the University bestows.

April 12, 2023

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David Van Slyke Reappointed to 5-Year Term as Maxwell School Dean

“The Maxwell School has thrived under David’s leadership,” says Provost Gretchen Ritter. “He has strengthened an already strong school in numerous areas ranging from undergraduate enrollment to external funding. I am grateful for his continued service to the school and the University.”
March 23, 2023

Taylor Hamilton ’18 MPA/MA (IR) to Spend a Year in Asia as a Luce Scholar

The Maxwell School alum aspires to work as an urbanist and spatial equity advocate.

March 15, 2023

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