On Tuesday, the Smith Soc Wharton chapter hosted Jason Riley (center) of the Manhattan Institute and Wall Street Journal along with University of Pennsylvania Professor Theodore Hershberg (left), for a spirited discussion about issues surrounding education reform, particularly those affecting the African American community.
On Thursday April 13th, several of Smith Soc's Boston-area chapters and members - the Boston professional chapter, the MIT Sloan chapter, and the affiliated students at Harvard Business School - welcomed former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly.
On Tuesday, April 4th, the Adam Smith Society chapter at Duke University Fuqua School of Business welcomed entrepreneur and angel investor Christina Bechhold to campus. She is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Empire Angels, a venture capital and angel investing firm.
On Friday March 31st, Smith Soc members from our chapter at the Brandeis International Business School made a Trek last week to New York City to explore Wall Street and Midtown firsthand, and meet directly with several Smith Soc alumni.
At a mid-day luncheon at the Penn Club, Brandeis members met with three Smith Soc alumni:
The Smith Soc chapter at the Georgetown McDonough School of Business hosted a debate on trade issues on Monday, March 27. Manhattan Institiue fellow Oren Cass and John K. Veroneau, a partner at Covington & Burling LLP. The debate was hosted by Georgetown professor J. Bradford Jensen.
The Smith Soc chapter at the MIT Sloan School of Management hosted noted conservative intellectual and policy expert Yuval Levin on Thursday, March 16, for a wide-ranging discussion centering on health care reform.
Our professional chapters have tapped three foreign policy experts to comment on issues from cyber security to trade to immigration.
Smith Soc Treks, the Adam Smith Society's ongoing series of weekend-long, destination-based seminars, opened our Spring 2017 program this past weekend. From March 9th through 12th, a select group of Smith Soc student and professional members met with experts in the field of health care policy. With a program entitled, "Rebooting Health Care," the Treks series embraced a timely topic: discussions recently began in Congress and in the media over the proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA).
Our chapter at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business welcomed alumnus David Booth for a dinner on Thursday evening. Thanks to Mr. Booth for an enlightening discussion of entrepreneurship, business leadership, the benefits of the free market, and the dangers of crony capitalism. There was also an informal Q&A with chapter members.