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Syracuse Mayoral Candidates to Debate on Campbell Conversations

October 20, 2021
Grant Reeher, director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute, will moderate a debate between Syracuse's mayoral candidates: incumbent Ben Walsh, an independent who is running on the Independence Party line, the Democratic Party nominee Khalid Bey, and the Republican nominee, Janet Burman.

Johannes Himmelreich Named to Syracuse Surveillance Technology Work Group

October 11, 2021
Himmelreich, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs, is one of five community members named to the group that Syracuse Mayor Walsh says will ensure “surveillance tools are implemented in a safe and well-governed way.”

NIH awards $1.95M to study state-level COVID policies, mental health

October 1, 2021
Shannon Monnat, associate professor of sociology and Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion, is the principal investigator for a five-year research project that will examine the impacts of state COVID-19 mitigation policies on adult psychological health, drug overdose and suicide. The project is funded with $1.95 million from the National Institutes of Health.

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MPA grad turned Excelsior Fellow: 'It’s an honor to work with the state'

September 20, 2021
Ari Epstein ’14 M.P.A. was accepted into New York’s two-year Excelsior Service Fellowship Program.

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Thompson quoted in Spectrum piece on Kathy Hochul, Biden attending SU

September 2, 2021
Margaret Susan Thompson, associate professor of history and political science, was quoted in the Spectrum News article, "Sitting U.S. president, NY governor both earned degrees at Syracuse University."

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At Maxwell, NY’s 57th Governor Was ‘All Competence and Hard Work’

August 28, 2021

Kathy Hochul ’80 B.A. (PSc) is the first woman to hold the state’s highest office. 

Reeher quoted in LocalSYR article on gun buyback programs

July 13, 2021
Professor Grant Reeher says the amount of guns in the United States keeps growing. When it comes to homicides, he says money should be invested in programs in the places where gun crimes and gang violence happen the most.

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