The Fels Institute congratulates current student Scott Detrow and his colleagues at StateImpact Pennsylvania for winning an Alfred I DuPont-Columbia...

Thursday, December 20, 2012

The Fels Institute of Government is excited to announce that the competitors for the 4th Annual Penn Public Policy Challenge have been selected! The quality of work and creativity demonstrated by this year’s...

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

By Matt Bassett, MPA '14.

In a way, I started gravitating towards government before I was finished with my undergraduate studies at Johns Hopkins. I spent a significant amount of time (perhaps to the detriment of my studies) running calls with the campus volunteer rescue squad. I became a...

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

The Fels in DC series will explore the different career paths our alumni are pursuing in DC, how the Fels curriculum has prepared these alumni for their careers, and the strength of our DC alumni network.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Where are you from?

Pittsburgh, PA

 

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Friday, November 16, 2012

By John Bova, Fels MPA '13

My undergraduate coursework at the University of Texas at Austin included an immersive experience abroad, during which time I started to peel back the layers of a childhood spent in Suburbia, USA. A strong desire to blend in with my exotic surroundings...

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Fels would like to congratulate Faculty Committee Member and Chair of Penn's Criminology Department, Dr. John MacDonald on receiving the 2012 David N. Kershaw Award! 

The award was presented on...

Thursday, November 8, 2012

By David B. Thornburgh, Executive Director of Fels Institute of Government

Because everything has been said, but not everybody has said it, here's my top
5 list of takeaways from Election Night 2012:

1.   The Center Rules

What will...

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Our mobile app student directory is available! This is a pilot version so it only includes 1st and 2nd year full-time students. In the next version we hope to build on this one and include all students.

Downloading it to your phone is easy.

Step 1. Using your iPhone,...

Friday, November 2, 2012

What's your candidate compatibility?  The folks at ElectNext, including Fels alumnus Dave Zega, '10, have created a remarkable website where you can log in, answer a variety of issue-related questions and discover how closely each candidate shares your...

Friday, November 2, 2012
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