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Connected in the Capital: Washington, D.C., Is Home to a Vast Maxwell Network


The nation's capital is home to a thriving academic program and the greatest concentration of Maxwell School alumni outside of New York.

The Fall 2022 issue is now available in print and online. Read about the school‘s vast connections in Washington, D.C., including the new Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship Institute; Congresswoman Cheney discusses the January 6 insurrection; policy studies celebrates 45 years of “doing good;” and more.

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In this issue: Alumni and faculty reflect on their role preserving Harriet Tubman's legacy; an alumni couple's gift inspires an initiative to close the achievement gap in schools; Mike Tirico ’88 reflects on his most challenging assignment; Chilean president travels coach—right next to a Maxwell student; Jared Kraham '13 elected Binghamton's youngest mayor

In this issue: Alumni wonder whether their work in Afghanistan will endure when U.S. troops leave; faculty research on the effects of COVID-19 is shaping public policy and perception; honoring one of Maxwell's most generous supporters, Maxwell School alumnus Joseph Strasser 

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In this issue: Maxwell School Advisory Board members share their expertise and experiences; Maxwell reflects on its connections to the World Food Programme and the legacy of one of its former leaders, Catherine Bertini; Geography professor Mark Monmonier retires after nearly 50 years with Maxwell. 


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Why I Give


“My hope is that young women from diverse backgrounds with fewer resources will be among the beneficiaries of this endowment, allowing them to pursue their love of public service.”
—Louise Gartner Birkhead ’52 M.P.A.


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