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University Announces 2023-24 Remembrance Scholars
“The Remembrance Scholars represent the future while honoring the past, which is both a great privilege and a great responsibility,” says Vice Chancellor and Provost Gretchen Ritter. “This year’s students, who have demonstrated strong leadership skills and a commitment to service, are up to the task. As with those who were tragically lost nearly 35 years ago, we are proud that these students are members of our University community.”
See related: Awards & Honors, Student Experience
Climate Investor Tom Steyer Tells Students, ‘We Can’t Accept People Shirking Their Responsibility’
The 2020 presidential candidate and former hedge fund manager visited the Maxwell School as part of the inaugural Sustainable Syracuse series.
See related: Climate Change, Social Justice, Student Experience, Sustainability, U.S. Elections
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.
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.
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.
Maxwell School Ranks #1 for Public Affairs in 2024
Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs is ranked #1 overall in a survey of its peers and is highly ranked in ten subspecialties, according to the 2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Public Affairs School rankings. The school has received the top honor in 12 of the 13 years in which the peer surveys have been conducted; this year, the honor is shared with Indiana University’s O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
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.
Maxwell Senior Francis Tang Honored by Overseas Press Club Foundation
The political science and international relations major hopes to bring ‘meaningful news to readers across the world.’
Alexander Rothenberg Honored with Moynihan Award for Teaching and Research
The assistant professor of economics will give remarks at the Maxwell School’s Graduate Convocation on May 12.
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.