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Maxwell Student Delegation Honored at Model UN Conference

December 9, 2022

The students received a Distinguished Delegates award while representing the Russian Federation.

Leonard Lopoo Named Co-Investigator on $240K NSF Grant for Academic Coaching

December 8, 2022
The grant was awarded to the University’s Center for Learning and Student Success to expand a coaching program.

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In Memoriam: Ira Harrison—Activist, Scholar and Poet

December 8, 2022
His many accomplishments include eight books of poetry and the launch of the Association of Black Anthropologists.

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Trip Inspires Business Venture for Maxwell Alums

December 7, 2022

Fabiola Lara ’13 B.A. (IR) and Sabith Khan ’11 M.P.A./ M.A. (IR) launched a business, Tlali Pani, that offers handmade goods from the community they visited in Oaxaca, Mexico. Both say their education and experiences at the Maxwell School have been foundational in the business endeavor.

Maxwell Alumna, Jet Blue President Receives Arents Award

December 7, 2022

Joanna Geraghty ’97 J.D./M.A. (IR) was presented with Syracuse University’s highest alumni honor, the George Arents Award, during the 2022 Alumni Awards Celebration held during Orange Central on Sept. 30.  

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Alumnus Josh Aviv Introduces President Biden

December 7, 2022

Josh Aviv '15 B.A. (Econ), founder and CEO of SparkCharge, was invited to introduce Biden before the president signed off on the bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act.

National Geographic Writer Credits History Capstone with Preparing Her for a Journalism Career

December 6, 2022

Amy McKeever '06 B.A. (Hist), senior writer and editor for National Geographic in Washington, D.C., says research she conducted for her capstone thesis was her "first real exposure to an intense research project and helped her understand how to dig for historical documents and other primary sources."

Maxwell Courses and Peace Corp Work Prepare Alumna for Public Service Work in DC

December 6, 2022

Teena Curry '07 M.P.A. is now a private enterprise office for USAID and says her Maxwell courses and humanitarian work with the Peace Corps prepared her for the public service role.

Maxwell Alum Launches ‘Dream Job’ Pairing Geography, Drones and Data in Washington, DC

December 5, 2022

Andy Paladino ’18 B.A. (Geog) pairs geolocation information with vision data and other software to provide analytics for commercial and government clients.

Murphy Receives James A. Rawley Prize for her Book, ‘The Creole Archipelago’

November 21, 2022

The American Historical Association has awarded Tessa Murphy, associate professor of history, the James A. Rawley Prize in Atlantic History. The award was created in 1998 and is offered annually to recognize outstanding historical writing that explores aspects of integration of Atlantic worlds before the 20th century. 

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Alumnus Says MPA Provided a Global Perspective, Preparing Him for Career with the World Bank

November 17, 2022

Hugo Brousset ’13 works with the bank’s Partnership for Economic Inclusion, focusing on social protection with a global scope. 

Margaret Talev Named Kramer Director of Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship Institute

November 15, 2022
Margaret Talev will be based in Washington, D.C., and report to Mark J. Lodato, dean of the Newhouse School. She will assume the position in January.

Celebrating Policy Studies and its Chief ‘Do Gooder’

October 19, 2022

Colleagues and alumni came together recently to mark the 45th anniversary of the undergraduate program and its founder, Professor Bill Coplin.

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At Maxwell, George Washington Finds Company

October 7, 2022

A new exhibit, titled “A Conversation with George Washington” is part of an ongoing, wide-ranging effort to foster inclusion and elicit conversations over a central theme of importance to the Maxwell community: citizenship. 

Cheney Focuses on Citizenship During Maxwell Visit

October 6, 2022

"There’s a real cost to defending behavior that’s constitutionally indefensible." That was among the messages shared by Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney during a talk Monday hosted by the Maxwell School.

Himmelreich Honored with Birkhead-Birkhead Excellence Award

September 27, 2022

Johannes Himmelreich, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs, received the award for outstanding teaching in the Public Administration and International Affairs (PAIA) Department.

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SU Part of a Team Awarded $60 Million USDA Grant to Promote Climate-Smart Commodities

September 26, 2022

Syracuse University is a leading partner in a multi-university project that aims to increase supply and demand for climate-smart commodities produced and manufactured in New York state, supported by a new grant from the USDA’s Partnership for Climate-Smart Commodities. The $60 million project is led by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Department of Agriculture and Markets

Coach Boeheim to Students: ‘You Have to Do What Your Heart Tells You to Do’

September 21, 2022

The Maxwell School welcomed Syracuse University men’s basketball head coach Jim Boeheim ’66, G’73 on Sept. 9, for a wide-ranging discussion about the intersection of life, basketball and citizenship. Boeheim took the stage with Chris Faricy, associate professor of political science and Hicker Family Professor in Renewing Democratic Community.

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Three Maxwell Professors Named O’Hanley Faculty Scholars

September 16, 2022

The Maxwell School is pleased to announce three new O’Hanley Faculty Scholars: Margarita Estévez-Abe, Scott Landes and Emily Wiemers.

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