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Excerpt From Huber's New Book on Climate Change Published in Jacobin

Professor Matthew Huber's newly published book, "Climate Change as Class War: Building Socialism on a Warming Planet," was featured in the Jacobin article, "'Awareness' Will Not Save Us From Climate Disaster."

May 12, 2022

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Maxwell Students/Alumni Receive Fulbright Awards to Teach, Research and Study Around the World

Seven Maxwell students and alumni have been named as 2022 recipients of awards through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The program funds a range of awards that include English teaching assistantships (ETA) and study/research grants in over 140 countries.

May 3, 2022

University Announces 2022-23 Remembrance Scholars

Syracuse University’s Remembrance Scholar Selection Committee has chosen the 35 students who will be the 2022-23 Remembrance Scholars.

May 2, 2022

Maxwell Faculty, Staff and Students Honored at 2022 One University Awards Ceremony

The 2022 One University Awards were held Friday, April 22, in Hendricks Chapel. The annual event honors members of the Syracuse University community who are making a difference through academics, scholarship, creative work and dedicated service.

April 27, 2022

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Mark Monmonier's Book Traces the Invention of the Clock System

Mark Monmonier

Monmonier, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geography and the Environment, follows John Byron Plato's path from farmer in his mid-30s to inventor of several inventions including the “Clock System,” which assigned addresses to rural residences without house numbers.

April 7, 2022

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Student Spotlight: Direct Route to Meaningful Impact

Students in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs can now apply directly to the school and begin taking Maxwell courses from day one. 

April 7, 2022

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Huber Piece on the Politics of Big Public Power Published in Jacobin

"In Defense of the Tennessee Valley Authority," co-authored by Professor Matt Huber, was published in Jacobin. 

April 6, 2022

Sultana Comments on IPCC Climate Report on Sustain What Webcast

Farhana Sultana, associate professor of geography and the environment, discussed the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on global warming. 

March 7, 2022

Geography and the Environment Department Welcomes Two Scholars

At the start of the spring 2022 semester, the Maxwell School’s Geography and the Environment Department welcomed two new faculty members, one of whom was hired as part of the University’s research clusters initiative.

February 17, 2022

Perreault Receives CLAG Carl O. Sauer Distinguished Scholarship Award

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

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