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Reeher Talks to Spectrum News about NY Governor's Race

December 23, 2021
According to Professor Grant Reeher, U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi is likely more of a threat to incumbent Kathy Hochul than New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams.

Grant Funds Syracuse Housing Research

December 17, 2021
Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology at the Maxwell School, is part of a three-member team that has received a $350,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to investigate how building local power among tenants can enhance community health and well-being.

Van Slyke Weighs in on Biden's Infrastructure Plan in Associated Press

November 15, 2021
Dean David M. Van Slyke shared his views on the infrastructure bill in the Associated Press article, "Biden’s $1T infrastructure bill historic, not transformative."

Virtual happy hour connects Online Executive MPA

November 12, 2021
Executive M.P.A. students, faculty and alumni toasted each other during a recent virtual networking happy hour as they listened to three current students share insights about pursuing and working in elected office. The quarterly event nurtures networking among participants in Maxwell's 30-credit, online program for professionals with at least five years’ experience in management. It also encourages members of different cohorts to exchange ideas.

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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.

Van Slyke Talks to GovExec Daily about Public-Private Partnerships

November 4, 2021
As Congress continues to negotiate an infrastructure bill, the role of public-private partnerships are key in the bill’s provisions. With the success of Operation Warp Speed in the development of the COVID-19 vaccines, a new look at such partnerships is due. Dean David M. Van Slyke discusses paths to innovation and cooperation on the GovExec Daily podcast episode, "The Import and Impact of Public-Private Partnerships."

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