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May
04
12:00pm - Virtual Information Session

International and domestic applicants are encouraged to join this session to learn more about the Full-time and Executive Master of Public Administration programs.

Apr
21

Join us for April’s Public Policy in Practice event as we welcome Cindy Adams Dunn, secretary of PA’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

Mar
17
6:00pm - Zoom - A link will be emailed to registrants on the morning of the event.

Join us for March’s Public Policy in Practice virtual event as we welcome Dr. Daniel Yergin, a leading authority on energy, international politics, and economics—and a Pulitzer Prize-winning author.

Feb
23
6:00pm - Zoom - A link will be emailed to registrants on the morning of the event.

Join us for a virtual conversation with Natasha Danielá de Lima McGlynn ’20, Executive Director at Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia.

Feb
17
6:00pm - Zoom - A link will be emailed to registrants on the morning of the event.

Join us for February’s Public Policy in Practice event as we welcome British A. Robinson, president and CEO of the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy.

Jan
27
6:00pm - Zoom - A link will be emailed to registrants on the morning of the event.

Join us for a virtual panel featuring Lauren Craig, Joseph Hill, Joseph Pierce, and Mikecia Witherspoon.

Jan
13
6:00pm - Zoom - A link will be emailed to registrants on the morning of the event.

Join us for January’s Public Policy in Practice event as we welcome Marshall Ganz, Rita E. Hauser Senior Lecturer in Leadership, Organizing and Civil Society at the Kennedy School of Government.

Dec
09
6:00pm - Zoom - A link will be emailed to registrants on the morning of the event.

Join us for December’s Public Policy in Practice event as we welcome Dr. Lisa D. Cook, professor of economics and international relations at Michigan State University.

Nov
11
6:00pm - Zoom - A link will be emailed to registrants on the morning of the event.

Join us for November’s Public Policy in Practice event as we welcome Yohannes Abraham, named by President Biden as the Chief of Staff and Executive Secretary of the White House National Security Council.

Oct
28

Join us for October’s Public Policy in Practice event as we welcome Dr. Drew Weissman and Dr. Katalin Karikó whose groundbreaking work unlocked the opportunity for the therapeutic use of mRNA.

Oct
20

Please join Fels for a virtual conversation with Philadelphia City Councilmember Derek Green

Sep
10

Join us for the first 2021 Public Policy in Practice event as we welcome one of the most widely respected editors in journalism, Martin “Marty” Baron, the former executive editor of The Washington Post.

Aug
07

The University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government invites you to join our virtual graduation ceremony honoring the Fels Master of Public Administration Class of 2021.

Apr
22

Please join Fels for a virtual conversation with Susan K. Urahn.

Apr
15
6:00pm - Zoom - A link will be emailed to registrants on the morning of the event.

How the Political Communications Profession Helped Divide America with Craig Snyder.

Mar
25

Please join Fels for a virtual conversation with Regina A. Hairston ‘18, CEO and President of the African American Chamber of Commerce of PA, NJ, and DE.

Mar
18
6:00pm - Zoom - A link will be emailed to registrants on the morning of the event.

Please join Fels for a virtual conversation with David Gergen.

Mar
03
6:00pm - Zoom - A link will be emailed to registrants on the morning of the event.

Please join Fels for a virtual conversation with Councilmember Maria Q. Sanchez.

Feb
18
6:00pm - Zoom - A link will be emailed to registrants on the morning of the event.

Please join Fels for a virtual conversation with Karen Richardson.

Feb
10
6:00pm - Zoom - A link will be emailed to registrants on the morning of the event.

Please join Fels for a virtual panel discussion on criminal justice reform.

Jan
27
6:00pm - Zoom - A link will be emailed to registrants on the morning of the event.

Please join Fels for a virtual conversation with Councilmember Cherelle L. Parker.

Jan
14

Please join Fels for a virtual conversation with Paul Monteiro.

Dec
08
5:00pm - Zoom - A link will be emailed to registrants on the morning of the event.

Join Fels and our four distinguished panelists who will be discussing Fels’ role in the 2020 election and what the results of the election mean for how the country moves ahead.

Dec
03
5:30pm - Zoom - A link will be emailed to registrants on the morning of the event.

Please join Fels for a virtual conversation with Richard Cordray.

Nov
13
6:00pm - Zoom - A link will be emailed to registrants on the morning of the event.

Please join Fels for a virtual conversation with Sarah Hurwitz.

Nov
06
6:00pm - Zoom - A link will be emailed to registrants on the morning of the event.

Please join Fels for a virtual conversation with US Senator Elizabeth Warren.

Oct
15

Please join Fels for a virtual conversation with Dr. Rachel Levine, Secretary of the PA Department of Health.

Sep
11
6:00pm - Zoom - A link will be emailed to registrants on the morning of the event.

Please join Fels for a virtual conversation with President of the Obama Foundation, Wally Adeyemo.

Aug
16

The University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government invites you to join our virtual graduation ceremony honoring the Fels Master of Public Administration Class of 2020.

Feb
28
5:30pm - The Sturges Speakeasy

Join us for a free happy hour and alumni reception at The Sturges Speakeasy in Harrisburg.

Feb
20
5:30pm - Fels Institute of Government

Please join Fels for a conversation with Richard Painter, who is the S. Walter Richey Professor of Corporate Law at University of Minnesota and former chief ethics lawyer to President George W. Bush.

Jan
16
5:30pm - Fels Institute of Government, Spady Room

Fels is pleased to welcome Paul Levy for this month's Public Policy in Practice event.

Dec
16
5:30pm - City Tap Logan Square

Join us for a free happy hour networking event at City Tap Logan Square (Center City Philadelphia).

Nov
13
5:30pm - The Sturges Speakeasy

Join us for a free happy hour networking event at The Sturges Speakeasy and learn more about the most practical program in public administration in the Ivy League!

Nov
07
12:00pm - Virtual Information Session

Join us online to learn more about the Full-time and Executive Master of Public Administration programs.

Oct
31
5:30pm - Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics, Auditorium

Fels is pleased to welcome Rick Wade for this month's Public Policy in Practice event.

Oct
25

Join Fels faculty, staff, students and alumni at the Penn Biden Center in D.C., and learn about the most practical program in public administration in the Ivy League.

Oct
22
6:00pm - Virtual Information Session

Join us online to learn more about the Full-time and Executive Master of Public Administration programs.

Oct
16
6:00pm - Fels Institute of Government

Join us on campus to learn more about the Full-time and Executive Master of Public Administration programs.

Sep
26
6:00pm - Virtual Information Session

Join us online to learn more about the Full-time and Executive Master of Public Administration programs.

Sep
16
6:00pm - Fels Institute of Government

Join us on campus to learn more about the Full-time and Executive Master of Public Administration programs.

Sep
06
5:30pm - Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics, Auditorium

Fels is pleased to welcome Valerie Jarrett, President Obama's longest serving Senior Advisor, for our first Public Policy in Practice speaker event of the year.

Sep
05

Save the date for the Executive MPA Class of 2021 On-Site Orientation: Thursday, September 5, 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.

Aug
22

Save the date for the Class of 2020 Orientation events.

May
19

Join the Fels Student Association after the Fels Commencement Ceremony for a reception at the Independence Beer Garden!

May
10
9:00am - Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics

Join Fels for the first of a semi-annual public policy symposium series, led by Professor of Practice Mike DiBerardinis, shining a light on what local and state government officials are doing to address nationally relevant public policy issues in Philly.

May
02

Join Fels faculty, staff, students and alumni at the new Penn Biden Center in D.C., and learn more about the most practical program in public administration in the Ivy League!

Apr
29
5:30pm - Stiteler Hall, Room B6

Join Fels for the annual Penn Speaks event featuring inspirational speeches from the past year's Public Communications courses.

Apr
26
8:00pm - Yards Brewing Company

Join Fels students, faculty, and staff for an end-of-year celebration social outing at Yards Brewery!

Apr
25
6:00pm - Hall of Flags, Houston Hall

The Fels Institute of Government is pleased to welcome Governor Jeb Bush for this month's Public Policy in Practice event.

Fels Institute of Government

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3814 Walnut St. 
Philadelphia, PA 19104

(215) 898-7326
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