Analysis of the Democratic Primary Election for City Controller

Results of a hotly contested Democratic primary election are displayed in GIS maps designed by Azavea, Inc., accompanied...

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Where are you from?
My father's work with IBM moved our family around to several states and countries, but I went to high school in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

What attracted you most to Fels?
After spending several years teaching science at...

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

By Sam Williford, Associate Consultant, Graduating in May 2013

This past Friday, the NY Times posted a blog titled “What It Takes to Create a Start-Up Community."  The...

Monday, April 29, 2013

By Associate Consultant Tess Mullen, MPA ‘13

This week, people around the world banded together to celebrate Earth Day. Here in Philadelphia, community members planted gardens, learned about the work of local green...

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Photo: Late Philadelphia Councilman David Cohen

By Alan Sable, MPA '14, Associate Consultant

If you follow Philadelphia’s ongoing budget battles even casually, you have probably heard it said that Philadelphia...

Thursday, April 18, 2013

By Eric Rabe, Fels Senior Advisor

Within minutes of reports of an explosion at the finish of today’s Boston Marathon, the Boston police had turned to social media.

Rightly assuming that many of those in the area...

Monday, April 15, 2013

Taking advantage of our prime driving distance from NYC, Fels continued its annual NYC Career Day on March 21st.

Students kicked off the day with group visits to UNICEF and ...

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

By Sam Williford, Associate Consultant (MPA '13)

Illinois has come under fire from local and national news media, as well as rating agencies and bondholders, for its $100 billion unfunded pension liability....

Monday, April 8, 2013

"Think "Shark Tank" for public policy: extraordinary ideas for solving contemporary challenges presented to a panel made up of experienced public officials and other experts by top students from highly rated public-administration schools. That would be a pretty...

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

By Tess Mullen, MPA '13

Real estate developers rarely find themselves on the front-lines of the battle to close America’s achievement gap. In Baltimore however, one visionary developer with a passion for education and a desire to do good has found a unique way to support the city’s new...

Monday, March 25, 2013
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