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Alumni Spotlight: Alex Lynch '16 Brings Maxwell Lessons to the NYPD

He credits his citizenship and civic engagement senior action plan with shaping the course of his professional career.
September 21, 2021

2021 Robertson Fellows Committed to Public Service

Paul-Donavon Murray and Jacob Emont joined the graduate student ranks at the Maxwell School, pursing dual master’s degrees in public administration and international relations.
September 21, 2021

Humphrey Fellows Kick Off Syracuse Experience

During orientation in early August, 11 Maxwell Humphrey Fellows from nine countries broke into small groups to get to know each other. Activities that build relationships and other orientation events set the stage for the 2021-22 cohort’s 10-month program of professional development, academic study and cultural exchange at Syracuse University.
September 10, 2021

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David Barbier Jr. ’23 BA (IR) named 2021 Jeff Ubben Posse Fellow

David Barbier Jr. ’23 was looking to explore more of his professional interest in television, radio and film and stretch himself in a challenging role. He found what he was searching for after applying and being named a 2021 Jeff Ubben Posse Fellow
August 9, 2021

Feeding the Next Generation

Catherine Bertini has guided many students to the World Food Programme, the United Nations organization honored with a Nobel Peace Prize. 
July 27, 2021

Student Spotlight: Compassion for Community

Senior scholar Lia Chabot ’21 B.S. (Econ/CCE) combines academic interests with real-world experiences and activism in pursuing goals.
July 21, 2021

Humphrey Fellows leave with new tools and many memories

At least one Maxwell School Hubert H. Humphrey fellow closed her Syracuse University chapter with good-natured relief at navigating logistical challenges of the program, truncated because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Failure was not an option,” Piyabelan Bouyo of Togo said during the Humphrey year-end celebration.
July 9, 2021

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Humphrey Fellows return home with proposals to lead change

Ramiro Suárez Galán plans to spend the next six months pitching a plan for a financial oversight office in his home state of Oaxaca, Mexico. 
July 9, 2021

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Grads set to make the world greater, better and more beautiful

The Maxwell School closed its 2020-2021 academic year the same way it met the complications of the COVID-19 pandemic: a mix of health precautions, expanded technology and commitment to tradition. That meant a prerecorded graduate convocation and faculty farewells via video. Maxwell’s May 22 graduate convocation also included speeches and award presentations, capped with recitation of the Athenian Oath.
June 22, 2021

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