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NBA Legend and Former Detroit Mayor Dave Bing: ‘We Need to Support Each Other Much More Than We Do’

March 2, 2023

The Maxwell School alumnus reflected on his life experiences and efforts to uplift others during a recent Renewing Democratic Community talk with Professor Chris Faricy.

Political Science and Policy Studies Major Grateful for ‘Life Changing’ Scholarship

February 9, 2023

“Being a Phanstiel Scholar means you’re being recognized for already demonstrating leadership in community service. It’s been a great honor, and it’s changed my life for the better,” says Maxwell senior David Bruen. The scholarship program was created by alumnus Howard Phanstiel '70 B.A. (PSc) /’71 M.P.A./’22 Hon. and his wife, Louise Phanstiel.

Midcareer Students from Mexico Converge on DC to Explore US Political Systems and Policymaking

February 7, 2023

The program, which ran Jan. 23-27, was titled “U.S. Government and Politics: Policy and Decision Making” and offered participants an overview of U.S. political institutions, elections and federal systems; and touched on some of the most fractious issues facing U.S. policymakers today, including guns, immigration and the role of media.

Maxwell Students, Faculty Among SOURCE and Honors Grant Recipients

January 13, 2023

Eleven Maxwell School students have been awarded grants from the Syracuse Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Engagement (SOURCE) and the Renée Crown University Honors Program. The awards provide up to $7,500 in support for original undergraduate research projects.

CCE Student Maggie Sardino Named a 2023 Marshall Scholar

December 19, 2022

Founded in 1953, the Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree at an institution in the United Kingdom in any field of study. Sardino was one of 40 students selected from around the country and is Syracuse University’s fifth Marshall Scholar.

Connected in the Capital: Washington, D.C., Is Home to a Vast Maxwell Network

December 14, 2022
The nation's capital is home to a thriving academic program and the greatest concentration of Maxwell School alumni outside of New York. 

Partnership with Washington, D.C., Think Tank Brings Unique Opportunities for Maxwell Students

December 14, 2022
The nearly decade-long connection to the Center for Strategic and International Studies brings instruction from fellows, top practitioners and, recently, U.S. Army General Mark Milley.

Maxwell Student Delegation Honored at Model UN Conference

December 9, 2022

The students received a Distinguished Delegates award while representing the Russian Federation.

Human Rights Crimes Advisor Gains Critical Skills in Executive Master's in IR Program in DC

December 6, 2022

"When I saw Syracuse was offering an executive master’s program in conjunction with the Center for Strategic and International Studies, I knew this would be a great opportunity to work on the theory around the intersection of national security and human rights," says Heather Fischer, senior advisor for human rights crimes at Thomson Reuters Special Services.

Online E.M.P.A. Students Connect with Colleagues and Campus

November 11, 2022

A group of 12 midcareer professionals seeking to make first-ever campus memories and connect with new faces participated in the Maxwell School’s Online Executive Master of Public Administration (E.M.P.A.) Immersion Weekend, which took place during Orange Central.

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