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France’s Highest Civilian Honor

June 15, 2022

Ralph Hockley ’49 was honored with the Legion of Honor, France’s highest civilian accolade.

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Basketball Legend John Wallace '12 Says Tubman Field Study 'Was an Awesome Experience’

June 15, 2022

The former NBA player is among the many athletes who participated in the summer course at the Harriet Tubman Home.

‘An Incredible Endeavor’

June 15, 2022

In Harriet Tubman’s bicentennial year, alumni and faculty reflect on their role preserving her legacy and take stock of new milestones, including a national park designation, a book and the $20 bill. 

New Graduate Hailey Womer Co-Authors Washington Post Article Based on Honors Thesis

June 2, 2022

"We couldn’t find religious bias in news coverage of the Supreme Court," co-authored by recent graduate Hailey Womer and Mark Brockway, faculty fellow in political science, was published in the Washington Post.

Chilean President Travels Coach—Right Next to a Maxwell Student

May 10, 2022

The lucky coincidence was a highlight of Rohan Popenoe’s research trip to Chile, made possible by several Syracuse University programs and people.

Maxwell Students/Alumni Receive Fulbright Awards to Teach, Research and Study Around the World

May 3, 2022

Seven Maxwell students and alumni have been named as 2022 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.

A Day to Celebrate Public Service

May 2, 2022

The Maxwell School celebrated four champions of public service at the inaugural Awards of Excellence in Washington, D.C. 

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Maxwell Alums to Receive Honorary Degrees at 2022 Commencement

April 29, 2022

Howard “Howie” Phanstiel ’70 B.A. (PSc)/’71 M.P.A. and Gloria Somolekae ’94 Ph.D. (PA), will be awarded honorary degrees during Commencement exercises for their distinguished accomplishments in their professional careers and in service to others.

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Michael Tirico ’88 to Deliver Alumni Address at CAS | Maxwell Undergraduate Convocation

April 26, 2022

Celebrated broadcaster Michael T. Tirico, one of the most recognizable faces and voices in television sports coverage, will deliver the alumni keynote address at the 2022 College of Arts and Sciences | Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Undergraduate Convocation Ceremony.

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Maxwell Advocate Award Posthumously Honors Sociologist, Champion of Equity

March 25, 2022
The work of the late Charles V. Willie extended well beyond academia, as he applied his scholarship to issues of equity and social justice. 

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