An Eight-Word Challenge
Think about the A&S | Maxwell experience. It empowers students to become lifetime explorers and inspires alumni to help make the world healthier, hopeful and more human. Could you describe what makes it unique—and do so in just eight words?
Don't worry, we did it for you! The eight little words below express the big ideas woven through our academic ethos. And they are built into the DNA of our 70,000 alumni, 3,000 students, 350 faculty members and 240 staff members, too. Read about some of them in the following selected articles.
A&S was the first college established by Syracuse University. As the home of the liberal arts in a major research university, we are foundational to students' education and to a life well-lived after graduation.
The impact of A&S is far-reaching, with students, faculty and alumni working around the globe to further human connection and solve critical problems.
Our drive to explore, understand and connect through scientific research and humanistic scholarship is boundless.
A&S | Maxwell students have honed the intellectual and critical thinking skills needed to become flexible professionals in an interconnected world.
A&S | Maxwell students are known for their keen curiosity and for resolutely seeking knowledge and the best solution—not the easiest—to the thorniest problems, from chronic disease to social justice.
Our students and faculty are focused on research that asks the big questions...
- Physicists' detection of gravitational waves opens a new window into the universe.
- Leanna Matthews ’17 studies how ship noise impacts marine animals.
- Psychologist is developing a new tool to fight alcohol and opioid deaths.
- Professor Casarae Abdul-Ghani leads social justice research project analyzing viral hashtags.
...and committed to finding actionable answers.
The A&S family acts ethically and fearlessly to build a new and better world wherever they may be.