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, September 12, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Join Fels students and staff for a get together to kick off the 2014-2015 school year! This event will be hosted by Rebecca and David Thornburgh, and it is a great opportunity to get to know the Fels community over food and drinks. Casual attire.
Please RSVP here!
By Train from 30th Street: Purchase round trip ticket to Gravers Lane on the Chestnut Hill East Line ($7.00). Gravers Lane...
Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
You're invited to a farewell, thank you, and good luck celebration in honor ofLeigh Botwinik
As you all know, after 9 terrific years at Fels, Leigh Botwinik will be leaving for a great opportunity to join the leadership team at the Freire Charter School here in Philadelphia. Leigh has made an enormous contribution to the Fels program, and we will miss her dearly, although we are...
Friday, May 2, 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Fels Class of 2014 is issuing a Quizzo challenge to Fels alumni, students, and staff: You are invited to show off your smarts and spirit in the ultimate Fels Quizzo emceed by our own Executive Director, David Thornburgh. The Class of 2014 encourages attendees to donate to the class gift for 2014 graduates--a designated Student Engagement Fund for innovative, student-initiated groups....
Friday, May 9, 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Each semester, students in Buck Benedict's public speaking and speech writing classes work tirelessly toward their final presentation - a speech to inspire their audience. They never disappoint, and this year, we've decided to bring their excellent work out of the classroom and onto the stage for one night only!
Join us on May 9, 2014 when these skilled presenters from Wharton, the...
Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
A conversation with Elizabeth Vale about her time at the White House, work for Elizabeth Warren, and advice for women leaders
Elizabeth Vale, Senior Advisor at Fels, will be joining the Women of Fels for a conversation about her decades of experience as a leader in public service and the private sector. Former Senior Advisor and Business Liaison for Elizabeth Warren's Senate...
Friday, February 21, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Fels Student Association (FSA) is organizing a group outing to the Penn men's basketball game vs. Harvard (Friday 2/21, 7pm). Please RSVP no later than Tuesday 2/18.
Prior to the game, students will be gathering for drinks at Saint Declan's Well (3131 Walnut St.) at 6pm.
Be sure to wear your red and blue as we cheer on the Quakers!
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
In Making Ideas Matter: My Life as a Policy Entrepreneur, Evans presents a primer for students of policy, political junkies, lovers of history, and anyone else whose still has faith that public service is a noble calling. Published by the Fels Institue and Co-authored with Pulitzer Prize-winner William Ecenbarger, Making Ideas Matter is Pennsylvania’s story, one in which...
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
After 8 great years, Karen Kille has moved to a new role as a Worklife Specialist in Penn's Office of Human Resources, where she is responsible for developing, introducing, and overseeing work-life and work and family programs and activities for Penn faculty and staff.
As you all know, Karen has been an enormously important member of the Fels family - supporting faculty, advising students,...