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‘Engaged and Accomplished’ Alumni Honored With Maxwell Centennial Awards

Four remarkable individuals will be among the honorees at the Maxwell School’s centennial celebration planned for May 31 at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. 

April 22, 2024

Thomas Keck Named a 2024 Guggenheim Fellow

The prestigious honor will support the Maxwell political scientist’s research on judicial responses to free speech restrictions in the United States and Europe. 

April 19, 2024

Boris Sanchez ’09 Named 2024 A&S | Maxwell Convocation Speaker

The award-winning CNN anchor will provide the keynote address at the May 11 event.

April 18, 2024

Maxwell Faculty, Staff and Students to Be Honored at 2024 One University Awards Ceremony

The One University Awards Ceremony, an annual event to honor members of the Syracuse University community who are making a difference through academics, scholarship, creative work and dedicated service, will be held Friday, April 19, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Hendricks Chapel.

April 12, 2024

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Natalie Koch Speaks on ‘Arid Empire’ for Arizona State Library

The Maxwell School professor’s recent book is relevant as the state grapples with controversy over a Saudi dairy company’s farming.

April 11, 2024

Maxwell School Ranks #1 for Public Affairs in 2024-25

Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs is ranked #1 overall in a survey of its peers and is highly ranked in ten subspecialties, according to the 2024-25 U.S. News & World Report Best Public Affairs Schools rankings.
April 9, 2024

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Two Maxwell Seniors Named 2024 Syracuse University Scholars

Alana Coffman (international relations, citizenship and civic engagement) and Iona Volynets (international relations, history) were among those named 2024 Syracuse University Scholars, the highest undergraduate honor the University bestows.

April 3, 2024

Centennial Scholars Named in Honor of the Maxwell School’s 100th Anniversary

In addition to receiving a stipend to support their studies, the six students have been invited to attend an anniversary celebration in Washington, D.C.

April 2, 2024

Maxwell to Honor Alumni, Celebrate 100th Anniversary at Centennial Celebration in DC

Alumni and friends are invited to the celebration planned for May 31 at the Smithsonian’s iconic National Portrait Gallery. 

March 29, 2024

Alumna Describes Working on the Hill as ‘Deeply Fulfilling’

A congressional policy advisor, Miranda Peterson earned an executive master’s degree through Maxwell’s Washington, D.C., programs. 

March 28, 2024

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Thorson Explores Causes of Public Policy Misperceptions in New Book

Emily Thorson

Emily Thorson, assistant professor of political science, recently published “The Invented State: Policy Misperceptions in the American Public” (Oxford University Press, 2024).

March 26, 2024

Mellon Foundation Names Tessa Murphy a New Directions Fellow

The honor comes with funding for training for qualitative analysis of archival information in her research of people who were enslaved in British Crown Colonies. 

March 25, 2024

Maxwell History Alumna to Share Career, Advocacy Experiences During April 17 Talk

Sandhya Bathija leads the communications efforts for Campaign Legal Center in Washington, D.C.

March 21, 2024

In New Book, Khalil Explores Post-Vietnam Failures in US Domestic and Foreign Policies

Osamah F. Khalil

Osamah Khalil, professor of history and chair of the International Relations Undergraduate Program, has written “A World of Enemies: America’s Wars at Home and Abroad from Kennedy to Biden” (Harvard University Press, 2024).

March 13, 2024

Report Co-Authored by Golden on Economic Impact of Bio-based Products Highlighted by USDA

The report, based on 2021 data, showed that the biobased products industry continued to grow, even during the economic setbacks of the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 12, 2024

Pollster Joins Maxwell School Panel to Explore Super Tuesday and Beyond

John Zogby ’74 M.A. (Hist) joined political scientists for the State of Democracy lecture to examine voter turnout and other top issues affecting the 2024 election.

March 8, 2024

Elizabeth Armstrong Named Maxwell School’s New Assistant Dean for Advancement

A 2013 Maxwell alumna, Armstrong will lead the school’s advancement team to build engagement in support of philanthropic priorities that ensure student success and faculty excellence. 

March 7, 2024

New Degree Program Explores the Intersection of Law, Society and Policy

The interdisciplinary integrated learning major offered at the Maxwell School capitalizes on faculty expertise and widens student career pathways.

March 4, 2024

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Maxwell Students, Alumni Named Finalists for the 2024 Presidential Management Fellows Program

Administered by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, the fellows program is a flagship leadership development opportunity for advanced-degree candidates who, if selected, receive two-year appointments within federal agencies. 

February 20, 2024

Syracuse University Named to Federal AI Safety Consortium

The Autonomous Systems Policy Institute, housed in the Maxwell School, is an inaugural member of U.S. AI Safety Institute Consortium.

February 14, 2024

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