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.
By Erin Nowak, MGA '10 and Fels IM Basketball Team Member
Winning sure is a lot of fun. So is getting to the big game.
On Thursday, March 24th The Fels IM Basketball team clinched the championship in Penn's historical Palestra.
Scouting records and this year's effort confirm that Team Med is always the intramural team to beat. They have a tremendous 4-year rotation enabling them to work as a...
Come cheer on the team as they strive to build the Fels reputation for leadership in a new arena!
Fate seemed to be working against the Fels Co-Recreational basketball team, Sam's Club. The scheduling Gods had not been kind, and only four members were available to play in the big play-off game yesterday night. On top of that, the team's captain was stuck in class. BUT, despite all odds, Sam's...
Friday, September 17, 2010 - 8:00am - 4:00pm
The Citi Foundation, the Alliance for Non Profit Management, and the University of Pennsylvania have brought together a number of scholars and highly skilled practitioners to offer a day-long, free-of-charge event for area non-profit leaders, capacity builders, and related stakeholders. Scheduled for Friday, September 17th from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm, the program is offered for non-profit...
Monday, July 12, 2010 (All day) - Saturday, July 17, 2010 (All day)
Philadelphia's hottest party this summer will be the Global Fusion Week and Festival. Presented by the Philadelphia Multicultural Affairs Congress, the festival, in its fourth and most exciting year, will draw diverse communities together for another electrifying week of non-stop entertainment that celebrates the cultures of the world. Fusion-inspired parties, programs, food and drink...
Thursday, July 8, 2010 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
The June Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll was an amazing success. Many thanks to all who came out! Once again, mark your calendars. More than 15 Baltimore Avenue destinations will feature special $1 deals – from ice cream to yoga to international cuisine – on Thursday, July 8 from 5:30 – 8:30pm.
The special $1 items are as eclectic as the fifteen businesses offering them. ...