Newhouse Seniors Chelsea Brown and Michaela Walsh Chosen as University Scholars

Chelsea Brown

Seniors Chelsea Brown and Michaela Walsh have been named University Scholars, the highest undergraduate honor bestowed by Syracuse University.

Brown studies television, radio and film at the Newhouse School and citizenship and civic engagement at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, while Walsh studies public relations at the Newhouse School and finance at the Whitman School of Management.

Michaela Walsh

They are two of the 12 University Scholars selected this year. Scholars are chosen by a University-wide committee using criteria that include coursework and academic achievement, independent research and creative work, evidence of intellectual growth and/or innovation in their disciplinary field, a personal statement and faculty letters of recommendation.