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Connected in the Capital: Washington, D.C., Is Home to a Vast Maxwell Network

December 14, 2022
The nation's capital is home to a thriving academic program and the greatest concentration of Maxwell School alumni outside of New York. 

Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship Institute Tackles a ‘Daunting Problem’

December 14, 2022

Distrust in the media, fueled by disinformation and partisan outlets, is among the reasons Syracuse University is opening the Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship Institute in D.C.

Partnership with Washington, D.C., Think Tank Brings Unique Opportunities for Maxwell Students

December 14, 2022
The nearly decade-long connection to the Center for Strategic and International Studies brings instruction from fellows, top practitioners and, recently, U.S. Army General Mark Milley.

Maxwell Partners with Newhouse to Launch Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship Institute in DC

December 14, 2022

A joint initiative of the Newhouse and Maxwell schools, the institute will promote nonpartisan, evidence-based research and dialogue in the public interest and support the work of faculty and students.

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.

See related: Education, Grant Awards

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.

See related: In Memoriam

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.

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 Corps 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.

See related: Maps, Washington, D.C.

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. 

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.

See related: Government

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.

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

September 7, 2022

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.”

See related: Energy, Grant Awards, Inequality

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

August 23, 2022
The Maxwell School welcomes several new faculty members and announces the appointment of three department chairs.

Alan Allport Named Montgomery Gruber Professor

July 18, 2022

Alan Allport, professor of history, has been named the Dr. Walter Montgomery and Marian Gruber Professor of History at the Maxwell School.

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