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Dennison quoted in article on hospital closures, COVID-19

"The health care system is a utility," says Tom Dennison, professor of practice emeritus of public administration and international affairs. "We can’t starve it between crises and expect it to be viable when the time comes when we need the services."

April 13, 2020

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Executive Education alumni respond to need for masks in Syracuse

“We always imagine that our programs have global reach. So many of our students come here from around the world. But this amazing response to the coronavirus emergency confirms Maxwell’s belief in global community,” said Xueyi Chen, who directs Executive Education’s China Program, after 100 Chinese alumni of the program shipped medical masks to Central New York.

April 9, 2020

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Pudles, AnswerNet play an important role in the COVID-19 pandemic

Gary Pudles '84 B.A. (PSt) is the president and CEO of AnswerNet, a call center outsourcer operating throughout North America. AnswerNet was awarded a large contract to make outbound calls for the State of New York to book appointments for COVID-19 testing. 

April 7, 2020

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Lovely comments on future of US-China trade deal in Washington Post

"Ultimately the question is, does the president have the political incentive to push this before the election?" says Professor Mary Lovely. "And I think the answer to that is pretty clearly no." Lovely was interviewed for the Washington Post article "Businesses were already hurting under Trump’s trade war. Then came coronavirus."
March 17, 2020

Reeher comments on 2020 NY presidential primary in Daily Star

Professor of Political Science Grant Reeher likens the 2020 Democratic primary to the 2016 GOP primary when several rivals of then-candidate Donald Trump kept their campaigns alive for as long as possible in hopes of stopping the eventual nominee's rise.

February 20, 2020

Reeher speaks to US News about 2020 elections in NY State

"It solidifes their majority, and puts in place this idea that New York is just blue, full stop," says Grant Reeher, professor of political science. "And it seems like it's going to be really tough for Republicans to make a real run at the governor's seat, given what we've seen in recent elections." 

January 9, 2020

Reeher comments on impeachment vote in Democrat & Chronicle

"The fact that this in the end became such a strict party line vote, I think it’s going to reinforce the divisions that already exist," says Grant Reeher, professor of political science and director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute.

December 19, 2019

Jackson shares her perspective on racial acts on campus in Washington Post

Jenn Jackson writer about the #NotAgainSU movement, discussing her experience with racism on the Syracuse University campus. "These events force us to confront the thin line between our beliefs and our practices," 

December 3, 2019

Gadarian discusses voter turnout, local elections on WAER

Shana Gadarian, associated professor of political science, Joined WAER's Syracuse Speaks show to discuss the importance of local elections and voter engagement, amid historically low turnout rates in local elections. Central New Yorkers face issues that decide key policy like tax rates, education policy, and district lines this year.

November 1, 2019

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