Tells us about your hometown. I am from Houston, Texas. Houston is in an interesting stage developmentally, and is growing at an exponential rate. Houston is super diverse, and has a lively arts and culture scene. While there is a lot of prosperity due to the oil and gas...

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Tells us a bit about your hometown. I grew up in Harvard, Massachusetts (not the university). It's an hour outside Boston, rural, pretty, and very small - population 6,000. I went to public school, and everyone knew everyone else. Harvard has some interesting history:...

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

By Callie Woods

The Fels Institute is part of a three-institution consortium that has coordinated a study on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. A recent forum in Washington D.C. regarding the ACA was covered on C-Span, and can be watched in it's...

Monday, September 15, 2014

Since placing as Finalists in the 2014 Public Policy Challenge and receiving additional funding from Fels provided by a generous grant from the Neubauer Family Foundation, the LASaves team from the University of Southern...

Friday, September 12, 2014

"Want better, smaller government? Hire another million federal bureaucrats." That's the headline of a recent Washington Post op-ed by the Chair of the Dean's Academic Advisory Council for Fels, and Fels faculty member, Prof. John DiIulio, Jr.

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Monday, September 1, 2014

Recently for KYW News Radio, David Thornburgh discussed how a person's moving habits throughout his or her life may relate to his or her intelligence. Read the transcription of his on-air piece below.

I’ve always been fascinated by the demographics of mobility0. I’m actually thinking...

Monday, August 4, 2014

Where are you from? I am from Philadelphia, PA. I've lived here my entire life, and I plan on raising a family here. I love my city because of its history and also because of its wide selection of festivals and street fairs throughout the year. I think that Philly gives you...

Monday, July 14, 2014

Professor John Dilulio, a member of the Fels faculty, dissects the recent Supreme Court decision on Hobby Lobby and discusses whether the passionate public response to the ruling is warranted. Read what he has to...

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Current Fels student Charles McElwee published an article in The Standard-Speaker, giving a profile of the challenges faced by his hometown of Hazleton PA, as well as his hope for its...

Monday, June 30, 2014

In the short time after last March's Public Policy Challenge, 2014 Executive Director Elizabeth Tatum recognized there was much to reflect on her past year planning the Challenge and working with teams. Sitting down in the Fels Mansion before her May graduation, she is accompanied by Fels...

Sunday, June 29, 2014
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