Maxwell Perspective Current Issue
A selection of articles from
the current issue of the Maxwell Perspective magazine is available below. To receive a PDF version or a copy of this (or any) issue of the Perspective, e-mail Dana Cooke.
Journalism and Ideals of Democracy
We reached out to nine journalists with degrees from Maxwell. With their public affairs education, they understand as well as any journalists what the vigor of the press means to us all.
- A Different Path to Journalism
At Maxwell, Megyn Kelly gained what any future journalist discovers in a public affairs education: political know-how, the tools of critical thinking, and appreciation
of the press’s role in an open democracy.
Shared Goals and Higher Callings
The deans of Syracuse University’s journalism and public affairs schools reflect on how a healthy democracy depends on a vigorous press. . . . and how a combined education in their two
schools supports that.
The X Lab benefits government and nonprofits, in turn helping the clients they serve, while creating a sandbox in which to study real-world policy challenges.
Thanks to the generosity of one “citizen of the world,” dozens of budding scholars have chased far-flung intellectual goals.
It All Started Here
Ninety years ago, a one-year-only faculty member turned a top-of-the-head idea into a student exercise in diplomacy — and basically invented Model UN.
Where You Live
Maxwell’s new Carnegie Fellow studies how state policies influence population health.
In Washington, Maxwell and the think tank CSIS have entered a phase of
enhanced collaboration, exemplified by the new EMIR degree offered there.
Gerry Cramer was the perfect friend of the Maxwell School — generous, visionary,
involved, and ultimately trusting.
Dean’s Letter: What’s in a Number?
In the latest U.S. News survey, Maxwell alone earned high rankings in 11 public affairs subspecialties. But we’re even more special than that.
Happy to Help
Alumni gladly host visiting Maxwell students during the spring networking trip.
Alumni Profile: Local Influence
The new mayor highlights the number of alumni in Syracuse city and Onondaga County government.
Alumni Profile: From Africa to America
Michael Boulware Moore heads efforts to build a new museum on slave-trade hallowed ground in Charleston.
Alumni Profile: What’s in a Name?
Kerstin Vignard makes sure the United Nations stays ahead of evolving weaponry.