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.
Friday, November 21, 2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
We hope you will join us in expressing our thanks to David for the many contributions he has made to Fels in his six years here. We know David would love it if you'd stop by to share some laughs, stories, or memories before he leaves to assume his new position as the CEO of the Committee of Seventy. Stay for an hour or just a few minutes, but please join us as we congratulate David and wish him...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
How can Philadelphia innovate and lead with new ideas for healthy choices in corner stores? We'll turn to experienced stakeholders in the healthy corner store world to think about how in-store labels and marketing are used, and consider what could be possible going forward. Join us for a conversation with stakeholders from the City's Public Health Department, The Food Trust, the food retail...
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 5:00pm
From its origins in Manifest Destiny to the neoconservative movement of today, American exceptionalism has long been a fixture within US politics. Join the Philomathean Society for a discussion with Dr. Robert Vitalis on exceptionalism and its impact on US foreign policy, as well as on the field of international relations.
Dr. Vitalis is a recipient of the Organization of American Historians...
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
We will take up a fascinating real-time issue that many of you are probably following: the efforts by companies like Lyft and Uber (and others involved in the "sharing economy") to open up operations in Philadelphia and other markets around the country. To anchor the conversation, we've asked Dave Kralle (Fels '12, now a lobbyist with Triad Strategies who is representing Lyft in Pennsylvania) to...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 12:00pm
The Penn in Washington Student Group and Pi Sigma Alpha are pleased to welcome Dr. Colleen Shogan to campus. Dr. Shogan, currently teaching Congressional Procedure in the Penn in Washington Semester Program, is the Deputy Director of the Congressional Research Service, the legislative agency that provides policy and legal analysis to members of Congress. She has also served as a legislative...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
You've heard them on WHYY-FM and read them on NewsWorks.org ! Now is your exclusive opportunity to join WHYY's seasoned political reporters in person for a lively discussion. Senior reporter Dave Davies , "National Interest" blogger Dick Polman and Keystone Crossroads reporter Holly Otterbein will share their thoughts about the upcoming election and its impact on the Philadelphia region. The...
Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Come meet Penn in Washington alumni during homecoming weekend! Enjoy our first ever homecoming brunch, including light cocktails for those over 21, while learning about living and working in Washington.
We are excited to announce that Steve Ressler, proud Penn alum and founder of GovLoop, will be on hand to give great advice on D.C. internships and the Presidential Management Fellowship. Learn...
Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 9:30am - 3:30pm
This event will bring together college students, faculty, nonprofit professionals, and community organizers to share passionate ideas and practical skills for building a better Philadelphia. This year's theme, ACCESS, is designed to focus awareness on disparities in multiple areas. The sessions will cover access to food, access to healthcare, access to education (including college access), etc....