Join the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government for an on-campus information session Tuesday, December 16th at 5:30pm. Hear from faculty, students, and alumni as they provide an overview of the Full-Time and Executive Master of Public Administration programs...

Written By: Callie Woods (SAS '15)

Fels is pleased to announce that recent alumnus Chris Goy (MPA '14) was awarded the honor of being named one of Politics PA's "30 Under 30" Rising Stars...

Tell us about your hometown. 

I come from Kyrgyzstan's capital city called Bishkek. By population, it is about the same as Philadelphia, but significantly smaller in size, as it is more densely populated. When Kyrgyzstan was part of the Soviet Union, Bishkek was the...

Tells us about your hometown. I am from Houston, Texas. Houston is in an interesting stage developmentally, and is growing at an exponential rate. Houston is super diverse, and has a lively arts and culture scene. While there is a lot of prosperity due to the oil and gas...

By: Callie Woods (SAS '15)

Fels is pleased to announce that Alumni Alexander Sanchez has recently been named Chief Operations Officer for Goodwill Industries International. Sanchez earned his degree in government administration from the Fels Institute of Government and has been...

Tells us a bit about your hometown. I grew up in Harvard, Massachusetts (not the university). It's an hour outside Boston, rural, pretty, and very small - population 6,000. I went to public school, and everyone knew everyone else. Harvard has some interesting history:...

By Callie Woods (B.A. '15)

In 2000, Tim Troll (MGA '86 and pictured center) founded The Bristol Bay Heritage Land Trust (BBHLT) in Southwest Alaska. This year, it was selected by the Land Trust Alliance to receive...

By Callie Woods

Current Fels student Chase M. Staub (MPA ’15) has recently published a report concerning Pennsylvania’s implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) titled...

By Callie Woods

The Fels Institute is part of a three-institution consortium that has coordinated a study on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. A recent forum in Washington D.C. regarding the ACA was covered on C-Span, and can be watched in it's...

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 LASaves team from the University of Southern...

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