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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. 

Dennison Discusses the Upstate-Crouse Hospital Merger with Syracuse.com

April 18, 2022

Professor of Practice Emeritus Tom Dennison was quoted in the Syracuse.com article "Syracuse hospital merger: Upstate and Crouse, once fierce rivals, unite to grow stronger."

Reeher Speaks with WRVO About Proposed Redistricting Plan in NY

February 2, 2022
With Katko’s decision to retire at the end of the year, Professor Grant Reeher says the new district could be up for grabs for a moderate democrat. "A Republican on the far right who's denying the legitimacy of the 2020 election, for example, is not going to win over a lot of independents,” says Reeher.

Reeher Discusses Rep. Katko's Retirement With The Hill, WRVO

January 20, 2022
Rep. John Katko (R-NY 24th District) announced his retirement last week, creating an opportunity for Democrats to pick up a seat. But some experts warn that nominating someone who is too far to the left could turn off moderate voters, such as those who voted for both Biden and Katko in 2020.

Reeher Weighs in on Gov. Hochul's 2022 Strategy in Spectrum News Piece

January 4, 2022
“What I see her doing right now is pushing restrictions and regulations about as far as they can be pushed given the appetite of the people for them at this point,” says Professor Grant Reeher, director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute.

Monmonier Weighs in on Upstate NY in Westchester Magazine

November 30, 2021
Mark Monmonier, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geography and the Environment, weighs in on the upstate-downstate breakdown in the Westchester Magazine article, "So Where Does “Upstate” New York Really Begin?"

Hammond, Reeher Op-Ed on Redistricting NY Published on Syracuse.com

November 12, 2021
"Redistricting NY: It’s more than drawing lines on a map," authored by Timur Hammond, assistant professor of geography and the environment, and Grant Reeher, professor of political science, was published on Syracuse.com.

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