Since placing as Finalists in the 2014 Public Policy Challenge and receiving additional funding from Fels provided by a generous grant from the Neubauer Family Foundation, the...

Friday, September 12, 2014

Where are you from? I am from Philadelphia, PA. I've lived here my entire life, and I plan on raising a family here. I love my city because of its history and also because of its wide selection of festivals and street fairs throughout the year. I think that Philly gives you...

Monday, July 14, 2014

Current Fels student Charles McElwee published an article in The Standard-Speaker, giving a profile of the challenges faced by his hometown of Hazleton PA, as well as his hope for its...

Monday, June 30, 2014

In The Philadelphia Inquirer, Jack Nagel, former associate Dean for the Social Sciences and Chair of the Academic Policy Committee at Fels, advocates making the Pennsylvania legislature a unicameral system and electing legislators by a new method. ...

Friday, June 27, 2014

The Fels Institute of Government mourns the loss of alumnus, and valued member of the Fels community, Lloyd A. Rowe, '56.

Mr. Rowe was an esteemed public leader, with a dedicated and honorable career in public service.  In addition to serving in the U.S. Army, he held several...

Monday, June 23, 2014

    On Sunday, May 18, 2014, the Honorable Marjorie O. Rendell, herself a
proud Penn graduate, delivered a remarkable and inspiring commencement
speech to Fels graduates. The text of the speech appears below.

     This may be one of...

Friday, June 20, 2014

Fels alumnus, Dave Reed (MGA '01), is currently serving his sixth term in the Pennsylvania General Assembly as the state representative for the people of the Commonwealth’s 62nd Legislative District. He also serves as Chair of the Pennsylvania House Republican Policy Committee.

To read...

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Where are you from?
Hometown - Philadelphia, PA and Fort Washington, PA.
I spent half of my childhood in the "do-gooder" village of Mt. Airy in Northwest Philly. I absolutely loved the tree lined blocks, racial and cultural diversity, and socially just mindset of my...

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Where are you from?  I grew up in the Mayfair section of Northeast Philadelphia, just about 20 minutes from Penn. My neighborhood was and continues to be extremely family oriented and close-knit. This goes without saying but we take Philadelphia sports very seriously....

Monday, May 12, 2014

By Kelliston McDowell, MPA '14

Having taught Public Financial Management at Fels each of the past four years, Eric Fraint exemplifies one of the MPA program’s hallmarks – experienced practitioners as instructors.

Fraint is...

Monday, May 12, 2014
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