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Connected in the Capital


Washington, D.C., is home to a thriving academic program and the greatest concentration of Maxwell School alumni outside of New York.

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Washington, D.C., is home to a thriving academic program and the greatest concentration of Maxwell School alumni outside of New York. Read their stories.

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Maxwell has partnered with the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications to launch the Syracuse University Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship Institute in Washington, D.C., with veteran journalist Margaret Talev as its founding director.

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Maxwell’s partnership with the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., provides unique opportunities for Maxwell students, including instruction from fellows, top practitioners and, recently, U.S. Army General Mark Milley. 

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Maxwell alumni journalists share how the new Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship Institute will reinforce the importance of a free press, promote media literacy and promote dialogue and understanding.  

Dear Alumni and Friends,

Read the latest messages from Dean David M. Van Slyke and Jessica Murray, director of alumni relations.

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Greatly Missed

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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