Join us in celebrating the first-ever Fels Spirit Week from December 2 - December 7, 2013! Each day for a week, you'll have different opportunities to demonstrate the strength of our thriving community.
Fels Feeds Monday
Canned Food Drive: We're collecting canned foods until the Holiday Party on Saturday, December 7th. But this is no ordinary canned food drive - we're...
By Casandra Dominguez, MPA ‘13
Politics of Housing and Urban Development students publish results of a study of Philadelphia homes in Southwest Center City repaired by grants provided through the Basic Systems Repair Program (BSRP)
Around the time I was applying to grad school, I came across an article in the Penn Gazette about Professor John Kromer and his book "Fixing Broken Cities." Even...
Information Sessions (offered multiple times; choose the one most convenient for you)
Understanding Student Health InsuranceWednesday, August 3 from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM OR Thursday, August 18, from 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Graduate Student Center, 3615 Locust Walk
Attend this seminar with Dr. Evelyn Wiener, Director of Student Health Services, to learn more about student health insurance at Penn.
Join Fels student Simran Noor via webcast as she presents at the Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy Conference in Philadelphia this week. She and her colleagues will be presenting for a session titled Investing in Influence for Policy Change on Thursday, April 7 at 3:30 pm. Virtual participants are welcome. Directions for viewing are available here.
More about the session: Of the many...
The Daily Pennsylvanian talks to the 2011 Public Policy Challenge winning team, including Rachel Cahill (MPA '12) and Jennifer Ralston (Nonprofit Certificate '10). Read more.
Fels Student Hadi Khan (MPA '12) organized a cricket-viewing session for Pakistani and Indian students to come together at 5am to watch the sminfinal match between India and Pakistan. Read More.
Friday, December 6, 2013 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Fels alumni, students, and staff are invited to show off your smarts and spirit in the ultimate Fels Quizzo emceed by our own Executive Director, David Thornburgh!
Prizes will be awarded to the team with the most points, and the team with the best name. Felsians are clever and competitive, and this will be the perfect opportunity to put both on display.
Be sure to sign up below!
To learn more...
Thursday, December 5, 2013 (All day)
Calling all members of the Fels community! Thursday, December 5th, celebrate Fels Spirit Week by showing off your Fels gear - whether it's your Fels pin, favorite Fels shirt, or your Fels mug!
Need more Fels gear? Browse our selection of apparell, drinkware, and office supplies at our online shop!
Send pictures of you or a friend in your favorite Fels gear to Lauren Cristella at email@example.com....
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 (All day)
Fels Spirit Week continues as students dress to impress on Wednesday, December 4th!
Students are encouranged to dress like their favorite political/civic figure, past or present, real or fictional. We'll post pictures of the students on our Facebook page and the photo with the most likes will win lunch at a University City restaurant. (The Power Rangers were civic heroes, right?)
Be sure to cast...
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 (All day)
You've heard of Black Friday, you've participated in Small Business Saturday, and even Cyber Monday. Now it's time to celebrate Giving Tuesday! On Tuesday, December 3rd, we ask your help in reaching our goal to raise $5,000 before midnight!
Whether you're interested in supporting current students, giving back to
the institution that has served you well in your career, or honoring a