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Climate Change in the Classroom

New courses and a new major meet University-wide student interest in the challenges of energy, environment, and sustainability.

June 1, 2019

Jamie Winders discusses new Autonomous Systems Policy Institute on WAER

Winders, director of the new institute, says the goal is to bring together representatives across the areas of technological, policy and regulatory development to discuss the benefits of new technologies with a critical reflection on the social implications.
May 30, 2019

Launch of Autonomous Systems Policy Insitute featured by local, national and international media

Numerous outlets covered the launch and the daylong symposium that brought together scholars, policymakers and industry experts to discuss the rapidly evolving field. 
May 7, 2019

SU establishes new institute for autonomous systems policy

The institute will examine the complex social, ethical and legal questions that demand interdisciplinary, multi-faceted research to find answers to questions posed by the increasing reliance on autonomous systems.

May 3, 2019

Art exhibit curated by Susan Wadley featured in Syracuse New Times

The exhibit titled "From Gods to Social Justice," was curated by Susan S. Wadley, Ford-Maxwell Professor of South Asian Studies. Wadley is retiring at the end of May and this is one of her final contributions to Maxwell's community engagement.

May 2, 2019

Gerard featured in WCNY series on Women, War, and Peace

Catherine Gerard, director of the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration, discusses the importance of peacebuilding, dialogue and local efforts in combatting violence against women across the globe. She appeared on a documentary featuring a local women's group, Women Transcending Boundaries, which is a group that fosters a community of women from many faith and cultural traditions seeking to nurture mutual respect and understanding.

March 28, 2019

WP 198 Retention Heterogeneity in New York City Schools

Douglas Almond, Ajin Lee & Amy Ellen Schwartz
Using regression discontinuity methods, the authors find that female students are 25% more likely to be retained in their grade due to exam failure than boys. 
October 31, 2016

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Out of the Ivory Tower

Maxwell’s Kristi Andersen is part of a small cast of Central New York scholars who convene weekly to reflect on public events and issues — all for the benefit of a local television audience. This they have done now more than 500 times!

June 28, 2015

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