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Four Maxwell Students Named 2021 Boren Fellows

Four students in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs have been named as recipients of the 2021 Boren Fellowship. The fellowship, sponsored by the National Security Education Program, funds immersive foreign language study abroad experiences for graduate students who plan to work in the federal national security arena.
July 9, 2021

A Climate for Change - Ethan Coffel

As New York farms brace for another season, they are feeling the heat of global warming. Ethan Coffel, professor at Syracuse University is a principle investigator exploring the link between climate and agricultural change
July 9, 2021

Maxwell Students Awarded Downey Scholarships

They are among 13 students who received the award from the Syracuse University Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence. 
July 1, 2021

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Money in the Bank

“The amount of subsidy required to do financial services for the poor is quite small compared with universal education or vaccinating everyone in a country,” says Bob Christen, founder of the Boulder Institute of Microfinance, and a professor of practice at Maxwell. “It’s all about giving people the formal tools to protect themselves from vulnerabilities and achieve their goals.”

June 25, 2021

Alumna Oversees Students in NYS Assembly Where She Once Interned

Vanessa Salman ’17 B.A. (PSc) found her experience as an intern with the New York State legislature so powerful she returned for a full-time position after graduating from Maxwell.
June 23, 2021

Internship Brings ‘Full Circle’ Moment

University alumnus and Maxwell Advisory Board member David Kelso ’68 made a gift to support internships in the Syracuse Police Department. 

June 14, 2021

Shana Gadarian Earns Prestigious Carnegie Fellowship

Gadarian is the third Maxwell faculty member to earn the award in the past four years.
April 28, 2021

Three Maxwell students named 2021 Syracuse University Scholars

Maxwell students Katelyn Bajorek, Patrick Linehan and Simran Mirchandani are among the twelve seniors that have been named as the 2021 Syracuse University Scholars, the highest undergraduate honor the University bestows.

March 22, 2021

Alumni Spotlight: A Powerful Voice for Justice

Mazaher Kaila ’19 B.A. (PSc) advocates for social justice while earning law degree at Syracuse.

March 10, 2021

Student Spotlight: Vote of Confidence

Gretchen Coleman '22 B.A. (PSc/PPhil) founded Ballot Z to increase youth voting in her home state of Illinois. 
March 5, 2021

Gift From SU Trustee Launches Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training

The gift from SU Trustee Christine Larsen and Vincent Dopulos will support training for graduate students at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs over the next five years. 
February 10, 2021

In Memoriam: Sid Lerner '53, Benefactor of Maxwell's Lerner Center, Dies at 90

During his career, the legendary advertising executive represented such well-known brands as Maxwell House and Texaco, and created memorable campaigns including “Please Don’t Squeeze the Charmin” featuring Mr. Whipple.
January 22, 2021

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Alumna Kristen Patel named Gregg Professor of Practice at Maxwell

Kristen Patel will teach undergraduate courses in policy studies and graduate courses in public administration and international affairs. 

December 7, 2020

Ajello Fellows create open data repository of electric grid in Vietnam

In many ways, Nguyen Phan Bao Linh and Yu En Hsu seem like opposite sides of the same coin: both are international students enrolled in Maxwell’s #1 ranked M.P.A. program, both are among the first to pursue the program’s new certificate in Data Analytics for Public Policy, and—when the pandemic hit the U.S. last spring—both reached out to their favorite professor for help navigating the uncertainties of finishing the program.
November 13, 2020

Peace Corps, Fulbright evacuees find community, opportunity at Maxwell

on a Monday morning in mid-March, Jeremy Gonzalez opened his email and learned he was being immediately evacuated from his Peace Corps post in West Timor, Indonesia. Although the COVID-19 pandemic had already prompted travel restrictions around the world, his evacuation orders were sudden and frantic.
October 29, 2020

Syracuse, An All-Comers Kind of City

A key reason why immigrant and refuge communities are able to gain a foothold is Syracuse’s manageable size coupled with the low cost of living. “We’re a small enough city,” says organizational management consultant Judy Mower ’80 M.A. (SPsy)/’84 Ph.D. (SPsy), “where people can build webs of relationships up and down the economic and social strata, and sideways from group to group.”

October 26, 2020

Innovation in the Salt City

Both school and community benefit from intentional partnerships like the i-team, according to Jonnell Robinson, assistant professor of geography. The focus on data analysis, for example, also serves the city’s pursuit of government and foundation grants. Students, meanwhile, connect to real-world problems, preparing them for employment in data and innovation offices.

October 2, 2020

Win-Win-Win Situation

Maxwell School’s X Lab is helping the City of Syracuse collect overdue property taxes by redesigning their letters with a graphic, attention-grabbing message that has resulted in nearly $100,000 of unlikely payments. The X Lab, created a year and a half ago, has the potential for other scholars, offering students real-world sandboxing opportunities and working with public and nonprofit clients at a lower cost than private consultants.

October 2, 2020

Overcoming obstacles

Broadnax Scholar Aaron Brink-Johnson hopes to connect government and disadvantaged communities.
September 21, 2020

In Memoriam: John Burdick Remembered for Teaching, Advocacy

John Burdick died July 4 of cancer at age 61. He leaves a strong legacy of teaching and research at Syracuse University, of social change in the Syracuse community and of social justice in South America.
August 19, 2020

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