Maxwell School

October 29, 2017 - 10:42am
In her farewell address at the end of her last term as the mayor of Syracuse, Stephanie Miner addressed some of the city's most sensitive issues.

Politicians can have a reputation for being indirect, but Syracuse’s Mayor Stephanie Miner combatted that at her farewell address on Friday in Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.

March 22, 2017 - 9:10am
Donald Trump’s presidency has prompted a new challenge for professors: how do they address politics in the classroom?

Albrecht Diem can get his Syracuse University students to talk about the early Middle Ages and ancient Greek mythology. But when he brings up President Donald Trump and the new administration, they do not say much.

October 31, 2014 - 1:28pm
Gen. Martin E. Dempsey spoke at the changing role of public service.

Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey visited campus Friday morning and delivered a lecture to the several hundred people who crowded into the Melanie Gray CeremonialCourtroom in Dineen Hall.

“One of the principles to takeaway from today is that public service still matters,” Dempsey said, as part of his lecture focused on the ways in which public service is changing.

April 23, 2012 - 2:00pm
Hillary Clinton addressed a packed Hendricks Chapel on Monday afternoon with her speech on foreign policy.

It was a busy Monday morning for the top leaders at the White House. Vice President Joe Biden gave a speech on restoration on the Everglades. President Barack Obama delivered a speech at the Holocaust Museum.

And Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited Syracuse University.

Clinton was on campus to speak to political science students and participate in a foreign policy discussion in speech titled “America and the World” at Hendricks Chapel.

April 20, 2012 - 3:06pm
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will talk policy at Hendricks Chapel on Monday.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will visit Syracuse University and speak at Hendricks Chapel on Monday.

The midday event will be free and open to the public. Doors to Hendricks will open at 9:45 a.m. and seating is first-come, first-serve, according to an email sent by James Steinberg to the SU community. All guests must be seated by 11:15 a.m. The event will also be available via live webstream.

November 30, 2011 - 10:56am
Self-described as "demanding," Darius Richardson balances a full schedule of clients, along with graduate school and his own fitness.

Darius Richardson has always had good exercise form in the gym.

So good, in fact, that it turned more than a few heads. It also got the attention of Ali Prettyman, program coordinator for wellness and aquatics for Syracuse University’s Recreation Services.

“It was like an audition of sorts,” Richardson said. “He used to watch me in the gym, and I’d always think, ‘Who’s this mysterious man in the gym always watching me?’ Then he’d tell me there’s a few things you need to tweak, but I love the fact you pay so much attention to your form.”

April 24, 2011 - 1:38pm
Imam Khalid says old Islamic traditions need to change in order to redefine the way society sees Muslims.

Isam Khalid, NYPD Chaplin and Executive Director of the Islamic Center at NYU, first reflected on his experience as a Muslim growing up as he spoke at Maxwell Auditorium. Khalid encouraged the current generation of Muslims to create a new narrative for themselves today that are not based on those traditions of their parents and grandparents.

“The narrative that exists now around Islam equates us to something that existed thousands of years ago,” Khalid said. “It is not society that doesn’t welcome us, we don’t know how to reach out to society.”

March 3, 2011 - 11:30pm
About 25 students demonstrate outside of Maxwell School where Michelle Malkin spoke about the political left blaming the right for terror attempts, mass shootings and more.

A small but vocal group of students rallied against controversial political commentator Michelle Malkin’s Thursday talk at Syracuse University.

Since the release of her book, "The Case for Racial Profiling in World War II and the War on Terror", Malkin has emerged as a leading conservative blogger, best-selling author and regular guest on Fox News Channel.  

October 15, 2010 - 7:50pm
Retired NBC national security correspondent Fred Francis, along with other prominent media members, explore cultural diplomacy Friday at SU.

In the aftermath of a devastating earthquake that killed 23,000 Guatemalans in 1976, journalist, Fred Francis looked up to see US Air Force planes whizzing in.

He’s never felt prouder, he said. Within 72 hours the US had four field hospitals set up, kitchens and thousands of soldiers on the ground. “We were the good guys then,” Francis said, “We jumped through hoops to help people.”