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Maxwell Prepared Mike Tirico ’88 for his ‘Most Challenging Assignment’

A bachelor’s degree from the Maxwell School and the College of Arts and Sciences helped prepare famed broadcaster Mike Tirico to take on one of the toughest assignments of his storied career: the 2022 Winter Olympics in Bejing, China.

May 16, 2022

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Chilean President Travels Coach—Right Next to a Maxwell Student

The lucky coincidence was a highlight of Rohan Popenoe’s research trip to Chile, made possible by several Syracuse University programs and people.

May 10, 2022

Maxwell Students/Alumni Receive Fulbright Awards to Teach, Research and Study Around the World

Seven Maxwell students and alumni have been named as 2022 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.

May 3, 2022

A Day to Celebrate Public Service

The Maxwell School celebrated four champions of public service at the inaugural Awards of Excellence in Washington, D.C. 

May 2, 2022

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Maxwell Alums to Receive Honorary Degrees at 2022 Commencement

Howard “Howie” Phanstiel ’70 B.A. (PSc)/’71 M.P.A. and Gloria Somolekae ’94 Ph.D. (PA), will be awarded honorary degrees during Commencement exercises for their distinguished accomplishments in their professional careers and in service to others.

April 29, 2022

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Michael Tirico ’88 to Deliver Alumni Address at CAS | Maxwell Undergraduate Convocation

Celebrated broadcaster Michael T. Tirico, one of the most recognizable faces and voices in television sports coverage, will deliver the alumni keynote address at the 2022 College of Arts and Sciences | Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Undergraduate Convocation Ceremony.

April 26, 2022

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Anthropology Student and Alumna Earn National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

The fellowship recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in the U.S.

April 21, 2022

Maxwell Advocate Award Posthumously Honors Sociologist, Champion of Equity

The work of the late Charles V. Willie extended well beyond academia, as he applied his scholarship to issues of equity and social justice. 
March 25, 2022

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Award-Winning Author, Journalist Honored with Maxwell 1924 Award

Second in our series of profiles of Awards of Excellence recipients is Ken Auletta ’65 M.A. (PSc), columnist for the New Yorker and author of five national bestselling books. 

March 18, 2022

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Man of the People

Using his degrees in political science and broadcast journalism, Jared Kraham '13 rises to become Binghamton’s youngest mayor.

March 15, 2022

Compass Award Honoree ‘Embodies the Maxwell Spirit’

First in a series of profiles of Awards of Excellence recipients is Keome Rowe ’16 M.P.A./M.A. (IR), who is currently serving as deputy cultural affairs officer for the U.S. Consulate in Karachi, Pakistan.
March 11, 2022

Maxwell to Honor Champions of Public Service with Inaugural Awards of Excellence

The awards will be presented at an event at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, April 7. 

March 9, 2022

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Gift Supports Professorship to Inspire Generations of Engaged Citizens

Shana Kushner Gadarian has been named the inaugural Merle Goldberg Fabian Professor of Excellence in Citizenship and Critical Thinking, a position funded with a generous gift by its namesake.
January 31, 2022

Rubinstein Contributes Chapter to Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict

Fethi Keles, Christos Kyrou, Robert Rubinstein

The chapter, "Cultural Anthropology Studies of Conflict," was co-authored by Maxwell alum Fethi Keles '08 M.A. (Anth)/'14 Ph.D. (Anth). 

January 20, 2022

In Memoriam: Charles Willie G’57, H’92, A Champion for Social Justice

The legacy of alumnus Charles Vert Willie G’57, H’92 will forever be tied to that of his friend Martin Luther King Jr., making Willie’s passing a week before MLK Day 2022 especially poignant. 
January 18, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Joining the Global Conversation

Jen Proch ’21 M.A.I.R. took advantage of an internship with the Council of Europe and the Atlantis Program, which enables students to earn master’s degrees from both Maxwell and the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. 

December 20, 2021

Anger, Despair and Seeds of Hope

Maxwell alumni wonder whether the changes they worked for in Afghanistan will endure after the ‘heartbreaking’ U.S. withdrawal.

December 17, 2021

Alumni Spotlight: Complementary Degree Program Benefits Lauren McNamara '21

Environment, Sustainability and Policy provided the foundation she needed to reach her career goals. 

December 9, 2021

For Humphrey Alumnus Nicolas Pichay, All the World’s a Stage

Nicolas Pichay's Humphrey year research informs “Lapulapu, Ang Datu ng Mactan,” a musical he wrote about a 16th-century Filipino hero. The show, presented Oct. 24 at Manila Metropolitan Theater, was part of the Philippines' commemoration of the 1521 Battle of Mactan and the arrival of Christianity in the country. The indigenous leader Lapulapu, a symbol of Filipino resistance, is remembered for defeating the forces of Ferdinand Magellan, who was killed in the battle.
November 24, 2021

Four Maxwell Alumni Named NAPA Fellows

U.S Rep. Carolyn Bourdeaux, Nuria Esparch, Amma Felix and Shiro Gnanaselvam are among 39 public administration leaders who have been named 2021 National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) Fellows.
November 19, 2021

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