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The Northeast Residential Energy Use Pilot Study is an interdisciplinary project between students and faculty in the Maxwell School, SU College of Law, SU’s iSchool, and the SU College of Engineering and Computer Science. The study will employ high resolution metering for long-term monitoring of electricity usage of individual households.

August 6, 2019

Deep-Seated Sense of Justice

Business success enables Marvin Lender to support the causes that matter to him most. And few matter more than social justice — the focus of a new Syracuse University center bearing the Lender name.

June 20, 2019

See related: Giving, Social Justice

SU Trustee Christine Larsen funds local immigrant/refugee study

Beginning this summer, the Maxwell School’s Community Geography Program will conduct a comprehensive assessment of community needs and assets among immigrants and refugees in the Syracuse area. That study is being funded by a gift of more than $110,000 from Syracuse University trustee Christine Larsen, her husband Vincent Dopulos, and their daughters Katherine and Phoebe.
June 6, 2019

Professorship to focus on environmental sustainability and finance

A gift from Kenneth and Tracey Pontarelli will fund a Maxwell professorship on research and teaching in the area of environmental sustainability and finance.
June 3, 2019

Scruggs Scholarship will benefit current undergrads

A new scholarship fund, honoring former history professor Otey Scruggs and his widow, Barbara, will reward current undergraduates for their accomplishments and promise at Syracuse University and the Maxwell School.
May 30, 2019

Scholarship Fund Honors Policy Studies Professor Bill Coplin

The Bill Coplin Policy Studies Scholarship, prompted by Elysa B. Wolfe '93 B.A. (PSt/PSc), will support students in the policy studies major.
May 8, 2019

Travel Plans

Thanks to the generosity of one “citizen of the world,” dozens of budding scholars have chased far-flung intellectual goals.

August 8, 2018

The Investor

Gerry Cramer was the perfect friend of the Maxwell School - generous, visionary, and ultimately trusting. Cramer passed away on February 13, 2018.

June 1, 2018

See related: Centennial, Giving, In Memoriam

Inarguable Legacy

A new faculty scholars program, which recognizes top teachers with a special emphasis on lower-division, team-taught, interdisciplinary courses, is named the Robert D. McClure Professors of Teaching Excellence, named Bob McClure, former associate dean and current professor at the Maxwell School.

February 10, 2018

See related: Giving, School History

Inaugural Thompson Scholars Named

New fund honors Syracuse University supporters Jean and Dick Thompson
November 2, 2015

See related: Awards & Honors, Giving

Maxwell School establishes James B. Steinberg Faculty Scholars Fund

The Maxwell School is pleased to announce a new fund designed to promote interdisciplinary research and teaching and provide financial support for Maxwell’s top faculty scholars, named in honor of the ninth Dean of the Maxwell School, James B. Steinberg.
October 23, 2015

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Ideas for Tomorrow

The Tenth Decade Project will support programs to prepare Maxwell for the challenges of its second century, with citizenship (broadly understood) at its core.

January 1, 2015

See related: Centennial, Giving

Amazing Lives

A fully renovated and upgraded Eggers Hall public events room now honors the parents of alumnus Joseph Strasser.

January 1, 2015

Four Maxwell School Professors Named O’Hanley Scholars

The Maxwell School of Syracuse University is honoring four inspirational teachers and scholars as the first O’Hanley Faculty Scholars. 

March 7, 2014

Gerry's Gang

The Cramers made a remarkable, $2-million gift to SU’s Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism (INSCT), in which Maxwell and SU’s College of Law are partners.
September 1, 2008

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Better Brand of Leader

Howard Phanstiel’s $5-million gift – the largest one-time contribution ever made to Maxwell by an individual donor – creates a new faculty chair serving Phanstiel’s vision for promoting great leadership in the public sector.

September 1, 2006

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Man of the World

From its beginning, Sam Goekjian’s life has always carried him across borders.

June 1, 2006

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