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Brian Kam '16 BA (IR/MES) embarks on new venture in nursing

June 9, 2020

Brian Kam '16 B.A. (IR/MES) says he is excited to combine his discipline, empathy and compassion with his desire to serve, as he pursues a career in nursing. “I want to step up even more and do the best I can to intervene in a crisis and help drive positive patient outcomes.”

Maxwell students selected as 2020-21 Remembrance Scholars

May 13, 2020

The Syracuse University’s Remembrance Scholarship, now in its 31st year, was founded as a tribute to—and means of remembering—the 35 students who were killed in the Dec. 21, 1988, bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. The scholarships are funded through an endowment supported by gifts from alumni, friends, parents and corporations.

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Maxwell students receive Fulbright teaching and research grants

April 29, 2020

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program funds a number of different awards that include English teaching assistantships (ETA) and study/research grants in over 140 countries.

Bouran named CEO of International Media Investments

April 15, 2020

Nart Bouran ’89 B.A. (IR) has been appointed the chief executive officer for International Media Investments, a private investment company. In this new role, Bouran will lead IMI’s efforts to increase its portfolio overseas.

Farrell named superintendent of Brick Township schools

April 7, 2020

As superintendent, Thomas Farrell ’89 B.A. (IR) will be responsible for overseeing the district’s daily operations and developing long-term plans alongside the Board of Education. 

Two Maxwell undergrads named 2020 Syracuse University Scholars

April 3, 2020

Maxwell students Lara Hicks, majoring in international relations, and Natalia Rice, majoring in sociology, are among the twelve seniors that have been named as the 2020 Syracuse University Scholars, the highest undergraduate honor the University bestows.

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Curto’s Peace Corps experience featured in hometown press

February 18, 2020

Adriana Curto ’16 B.A. (CCE/IR) explains how she’d entered the Peace Corps to improve her Arabic language skills, and to serve an interest in the Arabic Middle East and North Africa she developed as a freshman at Maxwell. 

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