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Awards of Excellence Honoree: Maxwell Has Been ‘a Guiding Hand’ in Public Service Career

Bernard Rostker G’66, G’70 was one of four alumni honored at the Washington, D.C., event emceed by CNN anchor Boris Sanchez '09.

May 9, 2023

See related: Awards & Honors, Centennial

Mallon Andrews, Woodard Receive International Relations Teaching Award

The award recognizes excellence in teaching and contributions to the IR program during the 2022-2023 academic year.

May 8, 2023

See related: Awards & Honors

Murrett Talks to Censor.NET About How the US Cares for War Veterans

"I believe that all three of these areas are important: business support, education and especially taking care of veterans' families. It is very important to support families. And, of course, support in the healthcare sector is fundamental," says retired Vice Adm. Robert Murret, professor of practice of public administration and international affairs.

May 6, 2023

Jok Comments on the Ongoing Conflict in Sudan on GLOBAL with JJ Green, Newzroom Afika and TRT World

"This has been a long time coming," says Jok Madut Jok, professor of anthropology 
May 5, 2023

Maxwell Alum to Receive Honorary Degree at 2023 Syracuse University Commencement

Michael Crow '85 Ph.D. (PA), president of Arizona State University, will receive a doctor of science. 
May 5, 2023

See related: Awards & Honors

McFate Weighs In on US Developing Portable Laser Weapons in South China Morning Post Article

“Everyone wants light and portable laser weapons but it’s far off. Essentially, you also need a portable power plant, which is unrealistic…Lasers are more hype than reality, and the U.S. is investing US$1 billion a year to bridge this gap. However, it may go on for years,” says Sean McFate, adjunct professor in Maxwell's Washington programs.

May 4, 2023

Maxwell Graduation Events Begin May 12

Alumna Donna E. Shalala G’70, H’87 will deliver remarks at the University’s 2023 Commencement.

May 3, 2023

Purser Quoted in NPR Article on Worker Safety Standards

“There needs to be greater regulation of the staffing industry,” says Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology. “And we need to make it a lot easier for workers to unionize. All of the research has shown that in unionized workplaces, workers are far less likely to experience injury or fatalities.”

May 3, 2023

See related: Government, Labor, United States

In Memoriam: A. Dale Tussing, Revered Professor and Activist

Tussing '64 Ph.D. (Econ), professor emeritus of economics, passed away on March 25, 2023, at age 88. He was a revered teacher, scholar and an activist .
May 2, 2023

See related: Centennial, In Memoriam

McDowell Comments on the Use of China’s Renminbi as a Global Currency in The Wire China

“China had economic motives to de-dollarize that predate sanction concerns,” says Daniel McDowell, associate professor of political science. “When the U.S. economy had a financial crisis, China ended up getting hurt. China figured, we should probably promote our own currency now.”

May 2, 2023

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