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New State and Local Scholarship Supports Student’s Path to Local Government
Rosalyn Impink is the first recipient of the scholarship created by an alumnus who had a long career in public finance.
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NBA Legend and Former Detroit Mayor Dave Bing: ‘We Need to Support Each Other Much More Than We Do’
The Maxwell School alumnus reflected on his life experiences and efforts to uplift others during a recent Renewing Democratic Community talk with Professor Chris Faricy.
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Political Science and Policy Studies Major Grateful for ‘Life Changing’ Scholarship
“Being a Phanstiel Scholar means you’re being recognized for already demonstrating leadership in community service. It’s been a great honor, and it’s changed my life for the better,” says Maxwell senior David Bruen. The scholarship program was created by alumnus Howard Phanstiel '70 B.A. (PSc) /’71 M.P.A./’22 Hon. and his wife, Louise Phanstiel.
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Scholarship Fuels Focus on Academics and Access to Rewarding Opportunities
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Celebrating Policy Studies and its Chief ‘Do Gooder’
Colleagues and alumni came together recently to mark the 45th anniversary of the undergraduate program and its founder, Professor Bill Coplin.
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Basketball Legend’s Gift Turns ‘Frustration to Hope’
The Hicker Family Professorship in Renewing Democratic Community has been established with a generous gift by Orange alumnus George Hicker ’68 and his wife, Kathy. Chris Faricy, associate professor of political science, has been selected to hold a new professorship.
Saba Siddiki Named Chapple Professor
Saba Siddiki has been named the Chapple Family Professor of Citizenship and Democracy at the Maxwell School. She is the fourth faculty member to hold the professorship, created in 2006 with a gift from alumnus and Maxwell School Advisory Board member John H. Chapple ’75 B.A. (PSc)/’11 Hon.
Gift Supports Professorship to Inspire Generations of Engaged Citizens
A Pledge to Transform Education
A gift by Ben ’84 and Marcia Baldanza ’86 inspires a joint initiative aimed at closing the achievement gap by diversifying teachers.
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Couple’s Gift Seeks to Ease the Burden of First-Generation Students
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