By Alexandra Meis, MPA Candidate '13

Kinvolved’s Progress: April 2012 - March 2013

It is hard to believe that an entire year has passed since our team from New York University’s Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service presented...

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

On Friday, February 22nd, we were joined by Lauren Cristella, Fels Director of Strategic Initiatives, and Hillary Shayne, MPA ’14 and Fels Social Media Coordinator, to share the basics of using Linkedin and tips and tricks in its power in connecting.  Missed the session?...

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

By Tess Mullen, MPA ‘13

If you live in Philadelphia, it’s hard to escape news nowadays of Philadelphia School District’s challenges. Currently facing an astounding $1 billion budget deficit over the next five years, the school...

Monday, March 4, 2013

As President Obama calls for new job creation that will not increase the national budget deficit, there is new opportunity for the private and public sector to work together to solve this national crisis.  The University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government, with generous support...

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Last Friday, February 15th, Fels students were treated to an intimate conversation with Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter when he visited the Fels Mansion to discuss his personal and political history. Luke Butler (Fels alumnus, ‘08), Chief of Staff to the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development,...

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Philly.com asked Fels Senior Research Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen to share his views on the mayors Actual Value Initiative (AVI) for reassessing Philadelphia property taxes. The article describes Dr. Gillen as, "the numbers guy that every developer and Realtor listens to."...

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

By David B. Thornburgh, Executive Director of Fels Institute of Government

Like any good public-policy watcher, I tuned in to the President’s State of the Union address last week.  My reaction?  As a speech…meh.  More important to me, though, was the question about...

Friday, February 15, 2013

By Alan Sable MPA '14, Associate Consultant

Philadelphia councilman Bill Green recently introduced a bill that...

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Read about the 2013 Public Policy Challenge Finalists in our Meet the Teams series.  Watch the teams compete in the Finals on February 24th at 1pm at the Wharton School at 38th and Walnut.  ...

Friday, February 1, 2013

The Philadelphia Business Journal cited a report by Fels Senior Research Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen in an article titled, "Three...

Thursday, January 31, 2013
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