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Maxwell School to hold daylong series of events dedicating Daniel Patrick Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs March 14
Maxwell School to hold daylong series of events dedicating Daniel Patrick Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs March 14March 04, 2005Jill Leonhardtjlleonha@maxwell.syr.edu
March 14 will mark the dedication of the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University, as well as honor the life and work of the late U.S. senator and University Professor.
The day will begin with a dedication ceremony at 11:30 a.m., featuring Senators Charles Schumer and Hillary Clinton, followed by a symposium at which influential policymakers and analysts will debate a range of domestic and international issues that shape the legacy of Sen. Moynihan, including population aging and Social Security, security and civil rights, and globalization. Speakers will include Social Security Trustee John L. Palmer; Walden Bello, a leader of the anti-globalization movement; Washington Post columnist George Will; and Federal Judge Rosemary Pooler. The day will culminate with a “Tribute to Pat” banquet moderated by Tim Russert, moderator of NBC’s “Meet the Press.”
Sen. Moynihan had a long relationship with the Maxwell School, beginning as an assistant professor in 1959 until he entered public service at the U.S. Department of Labor in 1961. Upon retiring from the Senate in 2001 after 24 years of service, Moynihan re-joined the Maxwell School as University Professor, a position he held until his death last year. The Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs is funded in part by a $10 million federal endowment sponsored by Sen. Charles Schumer.
The day’s agenda:
11:30 a.m.-noon — Moynihan Institute dedication ceremony in Eggers atrium
- Sen. Charles Schumer
- Sen. Hillary Clinton
- SU Chancellor Nancy Cantor
- Maxwell School Dean Mitchel Wallerstein
- Moynihan Institute Director Peg Hermann
1-5:30 p.m. — “Building on the Legacy of Senator Moynihan” in Maxwell Auditorium
- Panel I: “On- and Off-Shoring: The Growing Challenges of Globally Mobile Workers and Workplaces”
- Panel II: “300,000 and Counting: Are Transnational NGOs Changing the World?”
- Panel III: “The Future of the Family”
- Panel IV: “Tradeoffs Between Liberty and Security”
7-9:30 p.m.– “A Tribute to Pat” banquet hosted by Tim Russert in the Schine Student Center’s Goldstein Auditorium
The dedication and symposium events will be open to the community.