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Early Experiences Inspired 2022 Robertson Fellows

August 1, 2022

Andrew Gasparini and Melissa Alvisi have just joined the ranks of incoming graduate students at the Maxwell School, pursing dual master’s degrees in public administration and international relations. 

Research Paper Co-Authored by Purser, Hennigan Receives Working Class Studies Association Award

June 22, 2022

“Both Sides of the Paycheck: Recommending Thrift to the Poor in Job Readiness Programs," co-authored by Associate Professor of Sociology Gretchen Purser and Brian Hennigan '13 M.A. (Geog)/'21 Ph.D. (Geog), was awarded the John Russo & Sherry Linkon Award for Published Article or Essay for Academic or General Audiences by the Working-Class Studies Association.

MPA/MA (IR) Student Selected as a 2022 Boren Fellow

June 10, 2022

Christopher Beardsley, an M.P.A./M.A. (IR) student, has been named a 2022 Boren Fellow. Boren Awards fund students to study critical languages through immersive experiences abroad. Applicants must articulate a commitment to public service and national security.

MA (IR) Student Discusses the Need for Queen Elizabeth to Apologize for Racism in Independent UK

June 9, 2022

"As an American, I think Queen Elizabeth II should apologize for racism at her Platinum Jubilee," authored by M.A. (IR) student Maya Amari Smith-Custer, was published in the Independent UK. 

See related: Racial Inequality

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.

University Announces 2022-23 Remembrance Scholars

May 2, 2022

Syracuse University’s Remembrance Scholar Selection Committee has chosen the 35 students who will be the 2022-23 Remembrance Scholars.

Maxwell Faculty, Staff and Students Honored at 2022 One University Awards Ceremony

April 27, 2022

The 2022 One University Awards were held Friday, April 22, in Hendricks Chapel. The annual event honors members of the Syracuse University community who are making a difference through academics, scholarship, creative work and dedicated service.

See related: Awards & Honors

Maxwell Student Named Class of 2023 Senior Class Marshal

April 20, 2022

Michael "MP" Geiss has been named one of the University’s Class of 2023 Senior Class Marshals. Geiss will represent his graduating class and lead the student procession during the 2023 Commencement ceremony.

See related: Student Experiences

Four Students Selected to Attend Prestigious Public Policy and International Affairs Institutes

April 13, 2022

Four Maxwell School students have been selected to participate in the highly competitive Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) junior summer institutes. PPIA fellows are rising seniors who are committed to pursuing a master’s degree in public policy or international affairs and a professional career in public service. 

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