Maxwell School News and Commentary
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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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Monnat Comments on Increase in US Suicide Rates in Grid Article
“There might be a small drop in one or two years, but the long-term trend has been an increase,” says Shannon Monnat, professor of sociology. She was interviewed for the Grid article, "U.S. suicide rates rose again in 2021, ending a brief decline during the covid pandemic."
See related: COVID-19, Health Policy, Mental Health, United States
Gadarian Talks to The Hill About Surprises During the Final Month Before Midterm Elections
“There is still some component of the electorate that, as partisan and polarized as we are, doesn’t know who they’re going to vote for until the end," says Shana Gadarian, professor of political science.
See related: Political Parties, U.S. Elections, United States
Elizabeth Cohen Weighs in on Migrant Busing Crisis in Newsweek Article
"Stunts like busing and chartering flights to remove immigrants from states like Florida and Texas are not planned...for the purpose of relocating immigrants in places where they can get their bearings and begin their new lives. The purpose is to generate dehumanizing headlines and discussions," says Cohen, professor of political science.
See related: Migration, United States
Wilcoxen Appointed to Treasury’s Climate-Related Financial Risk Advisory Committee
Peter Wilcoxen, Ajello Professor in Energy and Environmental Policy, is one of twenty members and one government observer who have been named as part of the establishment of the committee. The new committee will provide information and analysis to the Financial Stability Oversight Council.
See related: Climate Change, Promotions & Appointments, United States
Reeher Discusses the Impact of Visa Categorizing Gun Sales in NewsNation Article
Grant Reeher, professor of political science, weighs in on Visa Inc.'s announcement that it will separately categorize sales at gun shops—a move gun control advocates say could help flag suspicious sales ahead of a mass shooting.
See related: Crime & Violence, United States
Monnat Research on Mortality Trends Featured in New York Times Article
Professor of Sociology Shannon Monnat was also interviewed for the story, "‘There Are Two Americas Now: One With a B.A. and One Without’."
See related: Health Policy, Longevity, United States
Cheney Focuses on Citizenship During Maxwell Visit
"There’s a real cost to defending behavior that’s constitutionally indefensible." That was among the messages shared by Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney during a talk Monday hosted by the Maxwell School.
See related: Government, United States
Mosher Discusses FEMA’s Role During Multiple Crises in Forbes Article
Anne Mosher, associate professor of geography and the environment, was featured in the Forbes article, "U.S. Government Marshals Resources To Meet Challenges Of Back-To-Back Hurricanes."
See related: Federal, Natural Disasters, United States
Landes Discusses His Research on COVID Deaths, People with IDD in Disability Scoop Article
Scott Landes, associate professor of sociology, was interviewed for the Disability Scoop article, "COVID-19 Was Leading Killer Of People With Developmental Disabilities."
See related: COVID-19, IDD, Longevity, United States