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  • Favorite Course Friday: PP 5348 Urban Planning Principles and Methods
    Welcome to “Favorite Course Friday”! Throughout the semester we will be highlighting electives available next semester with the Department of Public Policy (DPP). Interested in joining the DPP in the classroom next semester? Email dpp@uconn.edu for more information! The course will introduce students to the planning process by reviewing commonly used planning practices and tools. […]
    Posted on September 17, 2021
  • MPP Student Highlights Importance of Redistricting
    Department of Public Policy (DPP) student Ryan Scala decided to pursue a Master of Public Policy (MPP) after noticing that the public often consumed political content that was not objective. He found that many organizations had bias and that they produced opinionated or misleading commentary. Ryan wants to utilize his DPP skillsets to objectively analyze information, […]
    Posted on September 9, 2021
  • Teaching Tuesday with Professor Mohamad Alkadry
    Welcome to the Department of Public Policy’s (DPP) first Teaching Tuesday of the Fall semester! Through our Teaching Tuesday series our faculty will answer a set of questions to provide insight into who they are. Our first feature of the semester will be Professor and Department Head Mohamad Alkadry. We hope these features will enlighten […]
    Posted on September 7, 2021
  • Favorite Course Friday: PP 5368 Performance Management and Accountability
    Welcome to “Favorite Course Friday”! Throughout the semester we will be highlighting electives available next semester with the Department of Public Policy (DPP). Interested in joining the DPP in the classroom next semester? Email dpp@uconn.edu for more information! This course will focus on the practical aspects of performance management and accountability including: measurement development, operationalization, […]
    Posted on September 3, 2021
  • September Events 2021
    Welcome back to the Hartford Times Building! We can't wait to see you this fall!   With Kenya Rutland, Principal, KJR Consulting Friday, September 17, 2021 This workshop is postponed until November 2021. More info to be announced. 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Hartford Times Building, Room 219 Complete Registration Online At any given moment […]
    Posted on September 1, 2021
  • The UConn Department of Public Policy Internship Program has Another Record Year
    The Department of Public Policy’s (DPP) Internship and Professional Practice (IPP) program offers second year Master of Public Policy (MPP) and Master of Public Administration (MPA) students the opportunity to acquire work experience in a nonprofit organization, local town government, or a Connecticut state agency for the academic school year. First year and undergraduate DPP […]
    Posted on August 27, 2021
  • Fall 2021 New Faces of the DPP
    This Fall semester the Department of Public Policy (DPP) welcomes 131 new masters, certificate, and undergraduate students as well as four additional members of the DPP faculty. Over 35 undergraduate institutions are represented among our Master of Public Administration (MPA), MPA Fellows, Master of Public Policy (MPP), and Survey Research (MASR) programs. Students previously completed […]
    Posted on August 26, 2021
  • Incoming MPA Student Spends Summer Interning in the Office of Lieutenant Governor
    This summer, incoming Master of Public Administration (MPA) student and former Fast-Track John Kelly (MPA ‘22) is interning in the Office of Lieutenant Governor Bysiewicz. In this position he assists in various tasks, including handling constituent outreach and helping draft citations. Through this internship with the Lieutenant Governor, John has learned a great deal about the […]
    Posted on August 16, 2021