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

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

December 5, 2022

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

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. 

November 21, 2022

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

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

November 17, 2022

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

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.

November 15, 2022

DC Attorney Credits Her Maxwell Mentor for Successful Career in International Human Rights

Zuleika Rivera ’15 B.A. (PSc/PSt) is the LGBTI program officer for the D.C.-based International Institute on Race, Equality and Human Rights. "It was through her [Gladys McCormick] that I discovered there are careers in the human rights field,” says Rivera.

November 11, 2022

Assistant Chief of DC Metro Police Gains Deeper Perspective on Global Affairs in EMIR in DC Program

”It was the partnership with Maxwell and CSIS that took me over top as far as picking a graduate program. It is in person, working in conjunction with a well-respected think tank, and it’s nonpartisan,” says Ashan Benedict, executive assistant chief of the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department.

November 3, 2022

Maxwell Undergraduate Student Forges a Rich Academic Path

Dominic Chiappone is making the most of his undergraduate experience. A member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program, he is a double major in history at the Maxwell School and College of Arts and Sciences and broadcast and digital journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. 

October 26, 2022

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Scholarship Fuels Focus on Academics and Access to Rewarding Opportunities

A dual major in international relations and television, radio and film, David Barbier Jr. is taking advantage of academic opportunities and seeing the world—thanks, in part to the generosity of those like Jeff Scruggs.
October 25, 2022

Maxwell Students Selected as Inaugural Voyager Scholars

The scholarship, funded by the Obama Foundation, provides $25,000 a year for two years toward education expenses, $10,000 for research/service travel between junior and senior year (Summer Voyage), $20,000 in travel funding for the next 10 years, and leadership training.

October 24, 2022

Celebrating Policy Studies and its Chief ‘Do Gooder’

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

October 19, 2022

See related: Awards & Honors, Giving

At Maxwell, George Washington Finds Company

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. 

October 7, 2022

Cheney Focuses on Citizenship During Maxwell Visit

"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.

October 6, 2022

See related: Government, United States

Himmelreich Honored with Birkhead-Birkhead Excellence Award

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.

September 27, 2022

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

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

September 26, 2022

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

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.

September 21, 2022

See related: Social Justice

Three Maxwell Professors Named O’Hanley Faculty Scholars

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

September 16, 2022

New Leader, New Name for Maxwell’s Lerner Center

Alexandra Punch has taken the helm as director of the renamed Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion and Population Health. Her appointment in July coincided with the addition of “population health” to the center’s title. 

September 13, 2022

NSF Awards $750K for Research Project Examining Electric Vehicles’ Impact

Siddiki, associate professor of public administration and international affairs and Chapple Family Professor of Citizenship and Democracy, is co-principal investigator on the project, titled “Strengthening American Electricity Infrastructure for an Electric Vehicle Future: An Energy Justice Approach.”

September 7, 2022

Basketball Legend’s Gift Turns ‘Frustration to Hope’

The Hicker Family Professorship in Renewing Democratic Community has been established with a generous gift by Orange alumnus George Hicker ’68 and his wife, Kathy. Chris Faricy, associate professor of political science, has been selected to hold a new professorship.

August 31, 2022

Maxwell School Welcomes New Faculty, Department Chairs for 2022-23

The Maxwell School welcomes several new faculty members and announces the appointment of three department chairs.

August 23, 2022

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