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Prominent Higher Education Leader, Alumna Molly Corbett Broad ’62, H’09 Remembered

January 6, 2023

Molly Corbett Broad ’62 B.A. (Econ), H’09, a Syracuse University alumna who became a nationally renowned higher education leader and advocate, died Jan. 2. She was 81. Broad was a longtime member of the Maxwell Advisory Board.

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Reeher’s Campbell Conversations Keeps Community Educated on Politics

December 20, 2022

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.

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.

As a New Leader Takes the Helm, South Asia Center Receives Over $1 Million in Federal Grants

December 19, 2022

Prema Kurien was named director of the center as it received funding from the U.S. Department of Education.

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. 

Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship Institute Tackles a ‘Daunting Problem’

December 14, 2022

Distrust in the media, fueled by disinformation and partisan outlets, is among the reasons Syracuse University is opening the Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship Institute in D.C.

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 Partners with Newhouse to Launch Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship Institute in DC

December 14, 2022

A joint initiative of the Newhouse and Maxwell schools, the institute will promote nonpartisan, evidence-based research and dialogue in the public interest and support the work of faculty and students.

COVID Research Project Garners up to $2.2 Million From the National Institutes of Health

December 12, 2022

Associate Professor Emily Wiemers is the principal investigator of the team that includes her Maxwell School colleague, Marc A. Garcia. 

National Geographic Writer Credits History Capstone with Preparing Her for a Journalism Career

December 6, 2022

Amy McKeever '06 B.A. (Hist), senior writer and editor for National Geographic in Washington, D.C., says research she conducted for her capstone thesis was her "first real exposure to an intense research project and helped her understand how to dig for historical documents and other primary sources."

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