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NBA Hall of Famer and Former Detroit Mayor Dave Bing ’66 to Speak at Syracuse University on Feb. 17

The legendary athlete will reflect on his past experiences, current challenges and work to uplift Black youth.

January 27, 2023

Reeher’s Campbell Conversations Keeps Community Educated on Politics

On the Campbell Conversations, Grant Reeher, director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute, welcomes a different writer, politician, activist, public official or business professional to talk about their work each week.

December 20, 2022

Mosher Weighs in on Schenectady’s Nickname Campaign in Albany Times Union Article

Anne Mosher, associate professor of geography and the environment department, says it’s not uncommon for localities to cast about for a new identity. “American communities have been reinventing themselves since the 19th century and this is generally how they attracted business and tourists.”  

December 6, 2022

Reeher Weighs in on Changing NY Sentencing Rules in Syracuse.com Article

Grant Reeher, professor of political science says the bills sound like they make sense and they could not only help lower some of the expensive costs of incarceration, but also help with some social issues. “But politically, the timing of these things couldn’t be worse,” Reeher says.

November 29, 2022

Gadarian Talks to Axios, US News About Support for Abortion Rights, Midterm Elections

There is a "mismatch between policies about abortion and attitudes about abortion at the state level," Shana Gadarian, professor of political science, tells Axios.  While opinions around abortion are "relatively nuanced," even "Republican voters tend to be more pro-choice than the policies that we're seeing in Republican states," Gadarian adds.

November 12, 2022

Reeher Discusses Midterm Election Results with Business Insider, CNN, CNY Central, Daily Star

That seems to be what the outcome was—it was a non-outcome outcome. Maybe that’s not the worst thing in the world because I think we do need a presidential election year in which to try to establish some kind of direction on this,” Grant Reeher, professor of political science, tells CNN.

November 11, 2022

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.”

November 8, 2022

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.”

November 8, 2022

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.

 

November 7, 2022

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."

November 3, 2022

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