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In the News: Students Pursue Research at Sites across the Country through NSF-Funded Program

By Naomi Shanguhyia | Nov 28, 2017
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Mathematics major Danika Van Niel ’18 conducted original research in algebraic geometry last summer within the Mathematics Department at Purdue University. In the process, she learned what a career in mathematics research involves—and discovered more about herself. “I learned about my aptitudes, and that I am ready to seriously commit to research and graduate school,”…

In the News: Cameron MacPherson Named as University’s First Mitchell Scholar

By Naomi Shanguhyia | Nov 28, 2017
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Cameron MacPherson ’16, a graduate student in Pan African studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named a recipient of the prestigious George J. Mitchell Scholarship for graduate study in Ireland. He is Syracuse University’s first Mitchell Scholar. MacPherson is one of only 12 U.S. students selected from more than 300 applicants…

In the News: 2017 CLS reciepient, Giovanna Saccoccio (’18), reflects on her experience abroad and its influence on her career goals

By Naomi Shanguhyia | Nov 10, 2017

  Giovanna Saccoccio is a senior majoring in international relations in the College of Arts and Sciences and Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and in public relations in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Last spring, she earned a prestigious Critical Language Scholarship that allowed her to study Turkish intensively through an…

In the News: Zainab Abdali (’18) and Cameron MacPherson (’16) are finalists for prestigious nationally competitive scholarships

By Naomi Shanguhyia | Nov 6, 2017
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Two Syracuse University students have been named finalists for three of the United States’ most prestigious nationally competitive scholarship awards: the Marshall Scholarship, the Mitchell Scholarship and the Rhodes Scholarship.  Zainab Abdali, a senior English and textual studies and mathematics major in the College of Arts and Sciences, was selected as a finalist for the…

In the News: PPIA fellowship prepares Chizobam Nwagwu (’18) for graduate school

By Naomi Shanguhyia | Nov 6, 2017
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Chizobam (Chizo) Nwagwu ’18 spent an intensive seven weeks as a Public Policy and International Affairs Program fellow at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs. The summer institute program—with its three graduate courses, networking opportunities and site visits that showed career possibilities—cemented her goals for her future. PPIA is a summer program…

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