Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Please join the Fels Institute of Government and the Consulate General of Switzerland in New York for a timely discussion on public debt management and the shaping of a sustainable fiscal future.
The United States and many developed countries are currently facing significant challenges in tackling swelling deficits and public debt. A distinguished panel will discuss America‘s present fiscal...
Friday, February 3, 2012 (All day)
For Students who have never been to Washington, but are interested in finding out more about the city, and whether they want to do an internship there.
Open to: Current Freshmen in College
Registration Open Date:
Registration Closed Date:
Trip Date: February 3, 2012
Please submit $10 two weeks before the trip.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 1:15pm - 1:45pm
FSA will be hosting the second session of Before and After Talk session with the Executive Students. This session we will highlight two speakers from the Executive student cohort as they share their past careers and experiences and visions after Fels with their fellow peers. All Fels students are welcome to attend and lunch will be provided. We are still looking for an Executive Student to...
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 5:00pm
We will continue international talks this semester to follow up our Latin American discussion. This talk will focus on Post-Soviet countries including Russia and Jol Osmonov's home country of Kyrgyzstan. The topics may vary, the focus will be on politics and different policy issues in the area. Fels Class of 2016 students Ben Morano and Jol Osmonov will present. If you are interested in a certain...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Fels Alumni & Student Meet & Greet from 5:30pm - 6pm
Program from 6pm - 7pm
Cocktail Reception from 7pm - 8pm
Please save the date for a Fels student & alumni meet & greet, program and cocktail reception to build fellowship and discuss this important topic.
This is the first in program series intended to enhance the Fels curriculum by engaging alumni and public officials in a...
Friday, April 24, 2015 - 2:30pm - 6:30pm
Come join Fels alumnus John Grady for a presentation on Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) and a tour of the Philadelphia Navy Yard on April 24! John Grady (MGA '91) is the current president of the PIDC, a non-profit partnership between the City of Philadelphia and the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, founded in 1958. Its mission is to spur investment, support...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cocktails & Conversation with Dr. Shelley Metzenbaum, President of the Volcker Alliance and Associate Director for Performance and Personnel Management at the White House Office of Management and Budget from 2009 to 2013.
April 21, 2015, at the Penn Club NYC
Dr. Metzenbaum will discuss her impressive career path and the mission and work of the Volcker Alliance. The Volcker Alliance was...
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Please join the Wharton School of Business, School of Design, and Fels Institute of Government for an interdisciplinary discussion about how public policy can encourage entrepreneurial development in cities. Peter Angelides, Vice President and Principal at Econsult Solutions, will discuss current policy and planning trends that encourage innovation and explore the benefits of these endeavors...
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Evelyn Brodkin, Associate Professor at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration
Drawing on her recent edited volume, Work and the Welfare State, Brodkin discusses two developments affecting contemporary welfare state politics: the advance of workfare-style policies in an increasing number of countries and a distinct, but related, transnational project of governance reform...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
When you are on the academic job market you will need to be able to talk about your research to both specialists and non-specialists in a clear, concise and interesting manner, and in a variety of different venues. What do you say? How long should you talk? How specific should you be? What is the goal? How should you balance talking about past versus future or proposed research? In this workshop...