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Maxwell Graduation Events Begin May 12

Alumna Donna E. Shalala G’70, H’87 will deliver remarks at the University’s 2023 Commencement.

May 3, 2023

In Memoriam: A. Dale Tussing, Revered Professor and Activist

Tussing '64 Ph.D. (Econ), professor emeritus of economics, passed away on March 25, 2023, at age 88. He was a revered teacher, scholar and an activist .
May 2, 2023

See related: Centennial, In Memoriam

Climate Investor Tom Steyer Tells Students, ‘We Can’t Accept People Shirking Their Responsibility’

The 2020 presidential candidate and former hedge fund manager visited the Maxwell School as part of the inaugural Sustainable Syracuse series. 

May 1, 2023

Maxwell Students and Alumni Will Teach Around the World Through Fulbright US Student Program

Maxwell students Nish Chowdhury and Camran Shealy, and alumna Sarah Dolbier '22 are among those named 2023 recipients of awards through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The program funds a range of awards that include English teaching assistantships (ETA) and study/research grants in over 140 countries.

April 28, 2023

Four Maxwell Students Will Participate in Highly Competitive Public Affairs Experiences This Summer

Isabella Brown and Madelin DeJesus Martinez, both policy studies majors, will attend the Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) junior summer institute at Carnegie Mellon University. Alexandria Johnson, an international relations major, will participate in the summer enrichment program through the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program. Erykah Pasha, a political science and sociology major, will participate in the Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) at the University of Michigan.

April 27, 2023

Maxwell School Ranks #1 for Public Affairs in 2024

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 U.S. News & World Report Best Public Affairs School rankings. The school has received the top honor in 12 of the 13 years in which the peer surveys have been conducted; this year, the honor is shared with Indiana University’s O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

April 25, 2023

See related: Awards & Honors, Centennial

Maxwell Faculty and Students To Be Honored at 2023 One University Awards

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 21.

April 19, 2023

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Maxwell Senior Francis Tang Honored by Overseas Press Club Foundation

The political science and international relations major hopes to bring ‘meaningful news to readers across the world.’ 

April 18, 2023

Alexander Rothenberg Honored with Moynihan Award for Teaching and Research

The assistant professor of economics will give remarks at the Maxwell School’s Graduate Convocation on May 12.

April 17, 2023

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Maxwell Student Iona Volynets Selected as 2023 Truman Scholar

The Truman Scholarship was awarded this year to 62 exceptional college juniors in recognition of their community service, academic accomplishment and commitment to a career of public service. Volynets, majoring in history and international relations, was among 199 finalists selected from more than 705 candidates nominated by schools and colleges from around the country.

April 17, 2023

All Star Broadcasting Panel Addresses the ‘Intersection of Entertainment and Democracy’

Award winning broadcasters Van Jones and Bob Costas were among those who took part in a recent Los Angeles event celebrating the launch of the Institute for Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship.

April 14, 2023

Maxwell Student Named Class of 2024 Senior Class Marshal

The Student Experience Division announced the selection of Lucio Maffei, a junior majoring in political philosophy as a Class of 2024 Senior Class Marshal. He will spend his senior year serving as one of the all-University representatives for his class and conclude his experience by leading the student procession during the 2024 Commencement ceremony.

April 13, 2023

Hern Examines How African Countries Achieve Political and Economic Success in New Book

Erin Hern

Erin Hern, associate professor of political science, has written “Explaining Success in Africa: Things Don’t Always Fall Apart” (Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2023). The book focuses on normalizing the success of countries and analyzing their progress amid adverse circumstances. 

April 12, 2023

New State and Local Scholarship Supports Student’s Path to Local Government

Rosalyn Impink is the first recipient of the scholarship created by an alumnus who had a long career in public finance.

April 12, 2023

Four Maxwell Seniors Named 2023 University Scholars

Chelsea Brown (citizenship and civic engagement), Dara Drake (policy studies), Maggie Sardino (citizenship and civic engagement) and Alesandra "Sasha" Temerte (economics) were among those named 2023 Syracuse University Scholars, the highest undergraduate honor the University bestows.

April 12, 2023

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Maxwell Celebrates Four Exceptional Alumni at Annual Awards of Excellence

Alumni Bernard Rostker G’66, G’70, Sean Callahan G’98, L’98, Deniece Laurent-Mantey ’09 and Juan Carlos Izaguirre G’06, G’07 will be celebrated at the event on April 27 in Washington, D.C.

April 11, 2023

See related: Awards & Honors

Policy Studies Alumna Ashia Aubourg Advocates for Food Justice

After graduating in 2018, Aubourg launched a digital community that unearths underrepresented narratives within food, travel and culture.

April 5, 2023

Michael Williams Joins International Studies Association’s Governing Council

Michael Williams, associate professor of public administration and international affairs and director of the master of arts in international relations program, has been elected to the Governing Council of the International Studies Association and the Executive Committee of the Governing Council for 2023-24. 

April 5, 2023

Art Museum Faculty Fellow Heather Law Pezzarossi Weaves Indigenous Baskets Into Lesson Plan

The assistant professor of anthropology has provided her students with a unique research opportunity. 

April 4, 2023

Maxwell-in-Washington Graduate Student Mario Marquez Joins in Call to Repeal War Authority in Iraq

The Iraq War veteran is director of national security for The American Legion and is pursing an executive master’s in international relations degree.

March 31, 2023

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