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Griffiths Talks to New York Post About East Oregon Voting on Joining Idaho
“This is not the kind of thing that is done unilaterally by people in counties,” Ryan Griffiths, associate professor of political science, tells the New York Post. “They have to get the state of Oregon on board and the state of Idaho, and that’s a very high bar.”
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Bybee, Faricy and Gadarian Discuss CNY Midterm Elections With WAER
“With new lines being drawn, it injects a lot of uncertainty into the race,” Chris Faricy, associate professor of political science, tells WAER. “With Katko not being on the ballot, we have two new candidates who have to introduce themselves to the voters of Central New York.”
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SU-Northeast Clean Energy Council Partnership Benefits Students, Faculty, Businesses
The agreement between Syracuse University and the Northeast Clean Energy Council aims to raise the visibility and impact of emerging research on clean climate technologies; increase engagement in the region for governments and businesses looking to meet their net-zero carbon transitions through clean energy policies and innovations; and create career-building experiential opportunities for students.
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Reeher Discusses NY Midterm Elections with CNY Central, Spectrum News, Washington Examiner and WRVO
"If Lee Zeldin were to beat Kathy Hochul, that would be basically a political earthquake in the state of New York," Grant Reeher, professor of political science, tells WRVO. "That would change the whole complexion of how the state's politics are going to go in the next four years."
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Popp Quoted in CNY Central Article on NY Gov. Hochul’s Plan to Have All New Cars be Electric by 2035
“The environmental benefits are largely going to impact disadvantaged communities if you think typically about tailpipe pollution,” says David Popp, professor of public administration and international affairs.
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Reeher Speaks with City & State, Military Times About Veterans, Midterm Elections
Both parties have prized veterans as candidates over the years because of the public’s trust in the military and their perceived expertise on foreign policy and government operations, Grant Reeher, professor of political science, tells Military Times.
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Syracuse University Celebrates First “Leading Smart Cities with Trust” Professional Course
Syracuse University, jointly with Cybertrust America, NIST Global Community Technology Consortium (GCTC), US Ignite, and Global Cyber Alliance, has graduated its first cohort enrolled in the professional course aimed at equipping leaders in government, academia and the private sector with foundational knowledge and skills for successful smart city initiatives while expanding their professional network.
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SU Part of a Team Awarded $60 Million USDA Grant to Promote Climate-Smart Commodities
Syracuse University is a leading partner in a multi-university project that aims to increase supply and demand for climate-smart commodities produced and manufactured in New York state, supported by a new grant from the USDA’s Partnership for Climate-Smart Commodities. The $60 million project is led by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Department of Agriculture and Markets
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Reeher Quoted in Washington Examiner Piece on Lingering Midterm Danger for Democrats
Professor Grant Reeher was interviewed for the Washington Examiner article, "Blue mirage? Hidden catch in Democrats' summer surge ahead of midterm elections."
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Reeher Discusses NY-22 Primaries with CNY Central, WRVO
Professor Grant Reeher was interviewed for the CNY Central story, "Frontrunners in NY22 primary races benefit from financial support of national Super PACs" and the WRVO story, "New York’s 22nd district a race to watch on primary day."
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