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Khalil Discusses US Support for Israel in Newsweek and Vox Articles

“As this continues over the next few weeks, you’re going to see even greater distance between the U.S. and its allies, and the U.S. and Israel increasingly isolated,” says Osamah Khalil, professor of history and chair of the International Relations Undergraduate Program.

December 21, 2023

Taylor Weighs In on President Putin’s Announcement That He Will Run Again in RFE/RL Article

"Everyone knew this was coming and the only questions were when and how exactly the announcement would be made," says Brian Taylor, professor of political science. "Usually, things like this don’t happen by accident in Russian politics," he says.
December 20, 2023

See related: Elections, Government, Russia

Food Insecurity, Race and Ethnicity, and Cognitive Function Among United States Older Adults

Haowei Wang, Naglaa El-Abbadi

"Food Insecurity, Race and Ethnicity, and Cognitive Function Among United States Older Adults," co-authored by Haowei Wang, assistant professor of sociology, was published in the Journal of Nutrition.

December 19, 2023

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

Sultana Discusses the UN Climate Change Conference (COP28) with BBC Newshour, CBC Radio, NY Times

"One of the challenges that's coming out of the COP is a focus on language rather than actual politics," says Farhana Sultana, professor of geography and the environment. "So we can talk about abated/unabated [fossil fuels], whether there's possibilities for different forms of use, which source it's coming from. But I think what we really need to focus on is the overall production."

December 13, 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

Khalil Weighs In on Trump’s Statement on Abraham Accords, Peace in the Middle East in PolitiFact

"The Abraham Accords did not achieve peace in the Middle East or help resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict," says Osamah Khalil, professor of history. 

December 12, 2023

McDowell Contributes to Inkstick Piece on the United States’ Geoeconomic Strategy

"Yes, de-dollarization is real, and it is happening. No, this does not mean that the dollar’s days are numbered," says Daniel McDowell, associate professor of political science.

December 12, 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

See related: Student Experience

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

See related: Academic Scholarships

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