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Partnership with Washington, D.C., Think Tank Brings Unique Opportunities for Maxwell Students
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Maxwell Partners with Newhouse to Launch Institute for Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship in DC
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.
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Jamie Winders Honored for Excellence in International Scholarship
The Center for Migration Studies presented Winders, professor of geography and the environment and associate provost for faculty affairs, with the award at its annual gala.
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COVID Research Project Garners up to $2.2 Million From the National Institutes of Health
Associate Professor Emily Wiemers is the principal investigator of the team that includes her Maxwell School colleague, Marc A. Garcia.
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Maxwell Student Delegation Honored at Model UN Conference
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
"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.
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National Geographic Writer Credits History Capstone with Preparing Her for a Journalism Career
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capstone thesis was her "first real exposure to an intense research project and helped her understand how to dig for historical documents and other primary sources."
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Maxwell Faculty Share Insights on Midterm Election Results
Maxwell professors Chris Faricy, Shana Gadarian, Jenn Jackson and Sean O'Keefe participated in the Campbell Lecture, “After the Election: Assessing the Midterms,” on Nov. 17. Grant Reeher, director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute, moderated the discussion.
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Maxwell Alum Launches ‘Dream Job’ Pairing Geography, Drones and Data in Washington, DC
Andy Paladino ’18 B.A. (Geog) pairs geolocation information with vision data and other software to provide analytics for commercial and government clients.
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Murphy Receives James A. Rawley Prize for her Book, ‘The Creole Archipelago’
The American Historical Association has awarded Tessa Murphy, associate professor of history, the James A. Rawley Prize in Atlantic History. The award was created in 1998 and is offered annually to recognize outstanding historical writing that explores aspects of integration of Atlantic worlds before the 20th century.
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