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Maxwell Student Named Class of 2023 Senior Class Marshal

April 20, 2022

Michael "MP" Geiss has been named one of the University’s Class of 2023 Senior Class Marshals. Geiss will represent his graduating class and lead the student procession during the 2023 Commencement ceremony.

Herrold Wins Virginia A. Hodgkinson Research Book Prize

March 25, 2022

Catherine Herrold, associate professor of public administration and international affairs at the Maxwell School, has been awarded the Virginia A. Hodgkinson Research Book Prize for her book, “Delta Democracy: Pathways to Incremental Civic Revolution in Egypt and Beyond” (Oxford University Press, 2020). The prize was awarded in November 2021 by the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA).

Maxwell to Honor Champions of Public Service with Inaugural Awards of Excellence

March 9, 2022

The awards will be presented at an event at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, April 7. 

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What’s at Stake in Ukraine? Maxwell Faculty Examine the Impact of Russia’s Invasion

March 4, 2022

The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs hosted a panel discussion and Q&A Monday, titled “What’s at Stake in Ukraine?” The event brought together respected faculty experts who examined the repercussions of Russia’s invasion.

Perreault Receives CLAG Carl O. Sauer Distinguished Scholarship Award

February 4, 2022
The award is given in recognition for a corpus of important published work or other significant contribution toward Latin American geography.

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In Memoriam: Peter T. Marsh, ‘Gifted Teacher, Accomplished Scholar’

February 4, 2022
Peter T. Marsh, professor emeritus of history, died at home in Birmingham, England, on Jan. 4. Marsh joined the Maxwell School in 1967 and served as department chair from 1968-70.

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Action for a Sustainable Future

January 31, 2022
An internship with Syracuse University’s Sustainability Management team provided hands-on experience and complimented Naomi Weinflash's majors in policy studies and citizenship and civic engagement. 

Monmonier Named a 2021 American Association of Geographers Fellow

January 18, 2022
Mark Monmonier, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geography and the Environment, was named a 2021 Fellow by the American Association of Geographers (AAG). Fellows are chosen for their contributions to geographic research, advancement of practice, and careers devoted to strengthening the field of geography, including teaching and mentoring.

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In Memoriam: Charles Willie G’57, H’92, A Champion for Social Justice

January 18, 2022
The legacy of alumnus Charles Vert Willie G’57, H’92 will forever be tied to that of his friend Martin Luther King Jr., making Willie’s passing a week before MLK Day 2022 especially poignant. 

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