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  • The Corella and Bertram F. Bonner Foundation joins Fels as an admission partner organization

    Bonner Scholars, Leaders, alumni, and staff are now eligible for Fels admission benefits. 

  • Oren Gur of the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office (DAO)

    Inside data-driven policy change: data in the District Attorney’s Office

    On November 1, Oren Gur and Wes Weaver of the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office discussed the power of data with Fels students and alumni. 

  • Fels goes to Washington, DC: Fels MPA students visit agencies and think tanks, network with alumni

    Fels Full-time and Executive MPA students visited Washington, DC, on October 25 (Career Day) to learn about different career paths and connect with alumni in the DC area. 

  • Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President and CEO of Women’s World Banking, and her Fels students

    Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President and CEO of Women’s World Banking, visits Fels

    Fels students were pleased to welcome Mary Ellen Iskenderian to campus on Thursday, October 3 for our Public Policy in Practice speaker series. 

  • Marci Hamilton, Fels Professor of Practice

    Creating change beyond the courtroom and classroom

    Marci Hamilton prepares to share her legal and leadership experiences with Fels students. 

  • Professor of Practice, Marci Hamilton

    Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf Recognize 8 Notable Women as Pennsylvania’s 2019 Distinguished Daughters

    Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf today honored eight outstanding women as this year’s Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania, including Fels Professor of Practice, Marci Hamilton.

  • Professor of Practice Lauren Russell

    Investing in evidence-based decision-making

    Economist Lauren Russell teaches students to put research into practice.

  • On Tuesday, September 10, Fels Institute of Government students in the Public Communications course attended Fajgenbaum’s book signing

    Fels students learn how to turn hope into action with Dr. David Fajgenbaum

    On September 17, students in the Public Communications course attended a book signing and conversation with the rare disease researcher.

  • Valerie Jarrett

    Obama’s right-hand woman discusses her upbringing and the former president at Penn event

    A Public Policy in Practice event featured Valerie Jarrett, former senior advisor to President Barack Obama, in conversation with Fels Distinguished Fellow Elizabeth Vale.

  • Mindy Zacharjasz, our new Director of the Master of Public Administration program

    Fels Institute of Government welcomes new director, Mindy Zacharjasz

    Fels Institute of Government is delighted to welcome Mindy Zacharjasz, our new Director of the Master of Public Administration program, effective Friday, August 30.

  • Claire Robertson-Kraft

    Demonstrating impact beyond the numbers

    Claire Robertson-Kraft is inspired by the way Executive MPA students tackle challenges in public leadership.

  • Anuj Gupta (MGA/JD ’03)

    Putting economic development into practice at the Reading Terminal Market

    Anuj Gupta (MGA/JD ’03) navigates complex public systems to manage Philadelphia’s iconic market.

  • Professor of Practice Michael DiBerardinis

    Michael DiBerardinis is ready for his next challenge

    The former Managing Director of the City of Philadelphia teaches Fels students about leadership in local government.

Fels Institute of Government

The Fels Institute of Government
3814 Walnut St. 
Philadelphia, PA 19104

(215) 898-7326
felsinstitute@sas.upenn.edu

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