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Syracuse Mayoral Candidates to Debate on Campbell Conversations

October 20, 2021
Grant Reeher, director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute, will moderate a debate between Syracuse's mayoral candidates: incumbent Ben Walsh, an independent who is running on the Independence Party line, the Democratic Party nominee Khalid Bey, and the Republican nominee, Janet Burman.

See related: Elections, State & Local

Amit Sanyal awarded grant to study the integration of autonomous systems in wildland fire management

October 19, 2021

This National Science Foundation funded project will focus on autonomous unmanned aerial systems to perform wildfire monitoring in hazardous environments.

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In Memoriam: Vernon L. Greene, Pioneer in the Study of Aging

October 19, 2021
Professor Emeritus of Public Administration and International Affairs Vernon Greene, who passed away on October 10 at the age of 77, saw the aging process as much more than a person getting old, and his vision helped build Syracuse University’s reputation as a national leader in gerontology, home of the Aging Studies Institute (ASI) and the Center for Aging and Policy Studies (CAPS).

See related: Aging, In Memoriam

ASPI faculty awarded for research on using machine learning for early detection of Alzheimer’s

October 19, 2021
Syracuse University/Upstate Medical University research proposes using MRI images to help early detection efforts before symptoms appear.

Johannes Himmelreich Named to Syracuse Surveillance Technology Work Group

October 11, 2021
Himmelreich, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs, is one of five community members named to the group that Syracuse Mayor Walsh says will ensure “surveillance tools are implemented in a safe and well-governed way.”

Yingyi Ma Discusses Experiences of Chinese Students in US

October 6, 2021
Yingyi Ma, associate professor of sociology and director of Asian/Asian American Studies, took part in a virtual program, "People-to-People Exchange: Chinese Students in the U.S.," hosted by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations (NCUSCR).

See related: China

Alumna Amy Donahue Named Provost of US Coast Guard Academy

September 29, 2021
Donahue ’96 M.P.A./’00 Ph.D. (PA) serves as the principal adviser to the superintendent in all matters relating to the academic program and faculty.

See related: Awards & Honors, Veterans

In Memoriam: Joseph Strasser, ‘Forever an Important Figure in our History’

September 27, 2021

He was among the Maxwell School’s most generous benefactors.

See related: Giving, In Memoriam

Maxwell School Announces Montonna Professor, Dean’s Award Recipients

September 23, 2021
Osamah F. Khalil, associate professor of history and chair of the undergraduate program in international relations, was recently awarded the Dr. Ralph E. Montonna Endowed Professorship for the Teaching and Education of Undergraduates.

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

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

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