Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

February 13, 2017 - 11:15am
The student's roommate allegedly tore up a Koran and played KKK speeches, forcing her to leave campus.

A Syracuse University student reported being harassed by her roommate for being Muslim to the point where she had to leave campus. 

October 31, 2014 - 2:28pm
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.

By Shi Shi
October 9, 2014 - 11:58pm
Chancellor Kent Syverud joined the anniversary party attendees to cut the signature cake.

With food, ice cream, cocktails and a signature birthday cake, the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs celebrated its 90th birthday Thursday in the Joseph A. Strasser Commons.

April 9, 2013 - 1:36pm
A debate hosted by the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, was held to allow students and community members to learn about both sides of the debate on gun control.

In light of recent events and legislation concerning the issue of gun control in the United States, campus and Syracuse community members came together last week to voice their opinions on the subject.

“It is my duty to protect my child,” said a mother in the audience, holding back tears. “If someone broke into my house and I used more than seven bullets to stop him, does it make me a criminal?”

January 7, 2013 - 1:43am
Syracuse University offers a number of one-year Master's degree programs. Undergrad and graduate students alike share their thoughts on how to best experience Syracuse University in that short amount of time.

Syracuse University is known for having a number of Master’s degree programs that can be completed in one year or less. This appeals to many applicants who desire an advanced degree, but who are eager to join the work force, and don’t want to spend years toiling away in a classroom. But for some, there is a downside to these short programs of study. Some graduate students feel that while they are getting an invaluable education, they are missing out on the SU experience.