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Ryan St. Jean Named a 2024 Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellow

Ryan St. Jean ’24, an international relations major in the Maxwell School, has been named a 2024 Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellow. He is one of only 45 recipients chosen from hundreds of applicants from around the nation for this prestigious honor.
December 19, 2023

Ukrainian Students Find Refuge in a Community with a History of Supporting Those Impacted by War

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.

December 13, 2023

Educational Exchanges with Chinese Universities Return to Campus for First Time Since 2019

Executive Education hosted 12 master of public administration and 13 master of business administration students from the faculty of economics and management at East China Normal University (ECNU) from Oct. 4 to Oct. 10 for the program, public management and leadership.

December 11, 2023

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Iona Volynets Named a 2024 Marshall Scholar

Iona Volynets, a senior majoring in history and international relations, is one of 51 students selected from around the country and is Syracuse University’s sixth Marshall Scholar.

December 11, 2023

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Alumna Strives to Keep Her Longtime Home in the Forefront

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

December 11, 2023

Alumnus Dmytro Kuchirka Hopes to Return to Ukraine ‘to Make Life Better’ and Help Rebuild

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

December 8, 2023

Alumnus Ryan Smith Combines Love of Law and Sports With His Passion for Journalism

He anchors ESPN’s flagship show, ‘SportsCenter,’ and is a Sports Emmy-winning host of ESPN’s ‘Outside the Lines’ and ‘E:60’ programs.

December 6, 2023

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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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