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Go green and get healthy with Commuter Challenge

National Bike to Work Day gets underway on Friday, May 20, and Joy Cannon, a researcher at Penn’s Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine, is inviting fellow bicyclists to sign up for this year’s Commuter Challenge.

Originally published on May 19, 2011

MFA students exhibit work in Northern Liberties

Emerging artists from the School of Design’s Master of Fine Arts Class of 2011 have one more chance to showcase their work at the MFA Thesis Exhibition, opening today at the Ice Box Project Space in the Crane Arts Building, 1400 N. American St. in Northern Liberties.

Originally published on May 12, 2011

Penn Women’s Center offers anti-violence advocate training

Dating violence is a sensitive topic that University faculty and staff must understand in order to effectively aid the students they advise.

Originally published on May 12, 2011

Trees begin to take root in Penn Park

Penn Park construction workers are taking advantage of this week’s perfect springtime weather to keep the 24-acre project on track for a fall opening. The park, which lies on the east side of campus between Walnut and South streets, is the centerpiece of the University’s Penn Connects development plan.

Originally published on May 12, 2011

University Square farmers market to expand

Springtime brings budding flowers, fairer weather and the weekly University Square Farmers Market, located on 36th Street between Sansom

Originally published on May 12, 2011

Penn Home Ownership Services helps employees settle in West Philly

Penn employees looking to buy a home in West Philadelphia can get help and advice through Penn's Home Ownership Services (PHOS).

Originally published on May 5, 2011

Morris Arboretum plant sale blooms in May

Gardeners, rejoice. Spring is ushering in longer days, beautiful blooms and the highly anticipated Morris Arboretum Annual Plant Sale

Originally published on April 28, 2011

PennMOVES in need of University volunteers

PennMOVES, the University’s sale of donated clothing and household items from students heading home for summer break, has made a few new moves of its own.

Originally published on April 28, 2011