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Yilin Hou Honored with 2023 Aaron Wildavsky Award for Lifetime Achievement

Provided by the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management, the award honors his contributions to public administration, budgeting, financial management and fiscal policy analysis.

October 18, 2023

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On the Eve of 100: Orange Central Attendees Hear Plans to Celebrate Maxwell’s Centennial

Dean David M. Van Slyke told the crowd that the year ahead will include celebrations and other engagement opportunities united by a theme borrowed from the Athenian Oath—‘Ever Strive.’

October 6, 2023

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‘Unearthing Africa's Long Lost Past’: Maxwell Professor Unearths England’s First Outpost

The remarkable discovery of Fort Kormantine by archaeologist Christopher DeCorse illuminates a critical period in Atlantic history. 

October 2, 2023

Trio of Maxwell Alumni Athletes Honored at Letterwinner Event

Kristyn Cook, Clothilde ‘Clo’ Ewing and John Wallace were celebrated for their athletic and career achievements.

September 25, 2023

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ASPI Director Hamid Ekbia Visits Spain to Discuss Challenges in Regulating AI

As part of ASPI’s global outreach program, Director Hamid Ekbia visited Spain in July 2023, where he met with Carme Artigas Brugal, Spain’s secretary of state for digitalization and artificial intelligence, and Maxwell Advisory Board member Javier Font '92 M.P.A. 

July 28, 2023

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In Memoriam: Life Trustee Allan D. Sutton ’55 BA (PSc)

Through his generosity to Syracuse University, he had a profound impact on the reputation of the Department of Philosophy and advanced the careers of some of the nation’s brightest philosophy scholars. Sutton passed away on May 31, 2023, in his home in Rancho Santa Fe, California, at the age of 90.

June 29, 2023

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MPA Student’s Asphalt Mural Brightens Syracuse City Hall

Jessica Whitley ’18/’23 M.P.A. says her colorful design represents the city’s past, present and future.

June 27, 2023

MPA Alumna Kimberlin Butler Returns ‘Home’ to Deliver Convocation Address

The latest cohort of graduates will receive degrees during the June 29 ceremony.

June 22, 2023

From the Alumni Director: A Fitting Hashtag

Director of Alumni Relations, Jess Murray's spring 2023 letter to alumni and friends. 

June 13, 2023

From the Dean: Preparing Future Leaders in a Complex World

Dean David M. Van Slyke writes to alumni about his trip to the Republic of Korea and the importance of building relationships with partners around the world that advance the Maxwell School's mission.

June 13, 2023

Lender Fellows Research the Impact of AI-Controlled Weapons

Anthropology Professor Mona Bhan is leading the team of student researchers.
June 13, 2023

Travis Mason ’06 Serves as Chief Policy Officer for Autonomous Aviation Systems Developer

He says his Maxwell education, particularly in political science and policy studies, provided a foundation in the multifaceted problem solving involved in his work. “Maxwell taught me how to widen my policy and regulatory aperture,” he says, “because that’s what creates success when certifying autonomous technologies in and outside aviation.”

June 13, 2023

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Future Facing: Maxwell Scholars Respond to the Rapid Rise of AI and Autonomous Systems

Amid the rapid rise of artificial intelligence and autonomous systems, Maxwell scholars are gathering critical data, designing policy and informing future leaders.

June 8, 2023

Sean O’Keefe ’78 MPA Joins Government Hall of Fame

The University Professor and Phanstiel Chair in Leadership was recognized for his public service roles, including four presidential appointments. 

May 31, 2023

Humphrey Fellow Extends Philippine-Maxwell Alumni Connections

Niño Raymond Alvina, executive director for the Bureau of Local Government Finance for the Philippines’ Department of Finance, is the fourth Humphrey Fellow from the Philippines to study at the Maxwell School. And he continues a legacy of connections with Maxwell that intersected with his own career aspirations shortly after graduating from the University of Philippines in 2004.

May 19, 2023

Awards of Excellence Honoree: Maxwell Has Been ‘a Guiding Hand’ in Public Service Career

Bernard Rostker G’66, G’70 was one of four alumni honored at the Washington, D.C., event emceed by CNN anchor Boris Sanchez '09.

May 9, 2023

See related: Awards & Honors, Centennial

Maxwell Alum to Receive Honorary Degree at 2023 Syracuse University Commencement

Michael Crow '85 Ph.D. (PA), president of Arizona State University, will receive a doctor of science. 
May 5, 2023

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In Memoriam: A. Dale Tussing, Revered Professor and Activist

Tussing '64 Ph.D. (Econ), professor emeritus of economics, passed away on March 25, 2023, at age 88. He was a revered teacher, scholar and an activist .
May 2, 2023

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Climate Investor Tom Steyer Tells Students, ‘We Can’t Accept People Shirking Their Responsibility’

The 2020 presidential candidate and former hedge fund manager visited the Maxwell School as part of the inaugural Sustainable Syracuse series. 

May 1, 2023

Maxwell Students and Alumni Will Teach Around the World Through Fulbright US Student Program

Maxwell students Nish Chowdhury and Camran Shealy, and alumna Sarah Dolbier '22 are among those named 2023 recipients of awards through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The program funds a range of awards that include English teaching assistantships (ETA) and study/research grants in over 140 countries.

April 28, 2023

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