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Student Spotlight: Direct Route to Meaningful Impact

April 7, 2022

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. 

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Abdelaaty Discusses Europe’s Support of Ukrainian Refugees with New York Times, NPR

April 7, 2022

Lamis Abdelaaty, assistant professor of political science, was quoted in the New York Times article "The Powerful Force Guiding Poland’s Welcome to Ukrainians: Fear of Putin," and the NPR article "Inside Poland's homes where Ukrainian refugees find peace away from Russia's invasion." 

Lasch-Quinn’s “Ars Vitae” Featured in Sapientia Book Symposium

April 7, 2022

The Henry Center for Theological Understanding at Trinity Divinity in Chicago published a book symposium on "Ars Vitae: The Fate of Inwardness and the Return of the Ancient Arts of Living," written by Professor Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn, in its periodical Sapientia. 

See related: History Department

Reeher Weighs in on Gov. Hochul’s Proposed Stadium Subsidy in Niagara-Gazette

April 6, 2022

Professor Grant Reeher was quoted in the Niagara-Gazette article "Late budget triggers accountability and spending worries."

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

April 6, 2022

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

Taylor Featured in ABC News Video Explainer on the Risks Russians are Taking by Protesting

April 5, 2022

Professor Brian Taylor was featured in the ABC News segment "What are Russians risking by protesting Putin?"

Lovely Speaks to CGTN and South China Morning Post About Efforts for a Phase 2 Trade Deal with China

April 4, 2022

Professor Mary Lovely was quoted in the China Global Television Network article "Are we on the precipice of another China-U.S. economic confrontation?" and the South China Morning Post article "US trade representative says efforts on a phase-two deal with China have faltered."

Maxwell School Honors Public Health Champion Helene Gayle for Impactful Career

April 1, 2022

She will receive the Maxwell Spirit of Public Service Award at the inaugural Awards of Excellence on April 7 in Washington, D.C.

See related: Awards & Honors

Silverstein Comments on Multigenerational Living in New York Times Article

March 31, 2022

Merril Silverstein, Marjorie Cantor Endowed Professor in Aging, was quoted in the New York Times article, "The Nuclear Family Is No Longer the Norm. Good."

Khalil Quoted in Morning Consult Article on the Refugee Crisis in Europe

March 31, 2022

Osamah Khalil, associate professor of history, was quoted in the Morning Consult article "Europeans Are Far Happier to Resettle Ukrainian Refugees Than Syrians or Afghans. But a Food Crisis Means They’re All Coming."

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