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Overcoming the challenges of integrating knowledge

Overcoming the challenges of integrating knowledge

Students used household materials to build cheaper, more sustainable microbial fuel cell kits in a unique pair of courses that ran concurrently this spring, one situated in the School of Design and the other in the Department of Biology in the School of Arts & Sciences.

Taking action toward an even greener future

Taking action toward an even greener future

Penn's Climate Action Plan 2.0 builds on the University’s original 2009 commitment to reduce carbon emissions and expand sustainability-related teaching, research, and engagement. New initiatives include updated goals for campus building performance and an expanded campus footprint to include a more complete representation of its institutional holdings.

GSE's design studio nurtures innovation in education

GSE's design studio nurtures innovation in education

The Graduate School of Education’s Education Design Studio, Inc. (EDSi) is a $2.1 million hybrid incubator/seed fund designed to nurture the new ecosystem around innovation in education, and bring together investors, researchers, practitioners, teachers, and entrepreneurs to support “edtech” startups.