Institutional

Undergraduate Applications to Penn, Duke Set Records

January 6, 2011

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions comments on the 14 percent increase of undergraduate applications.

Article Source: Bloomberg News

The Most Affordable Colleges in America

January 7, 2011

Bill Schilling of Student Financial Services highlights Penn’s no-loans program.

Article Source: SmartMoney

Helping Keep Gay Youth Safer

January 5, 2011

Penn’s LGBT Center is mentioned for hosting an educational and support group for parents and friends of lesbians and gays.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Eat @Joe’s: New Sustainable Café Opens to the Public at UPenn

January 4, 2011

Laurie Cousart of Business Services comments on the versatility of the “green” café on campus.

Article Source: Flying Kite

Where the Fortune 500 CEOs Went to College

January 3, 2011

Penn is cited as one of the top three universities awarding degrees to top executives.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Silent Night, Empty Night: The American System Powers Down

December 23, 2010

Penn’s Power Down Challenge is spotlighted as an example of “competitive conservation.”

 

Is West Philly the Next Center City?

December 23, 2010

Penn is cited for its history of neighborhood-revitalization efforts in West Philadelphia.

 

Article Source: Philadelphia Magazine

Joe’s Café at Penn: Hold the Carbon

December 20, 2010

Penn’s new ‘green’ café is featured.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Off Campus

December 17, 2010

Penn is cited for its impact on the community through economic development.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422December 17, 2010

Joe’s Café Showcases Penn’s Sustainability Attainability

PHILADELPHIA –- Sometimes, it just all comes together.

Joe’s Café, a new eatery located on the ground floor of the Wharton School’s Steinberg-Dietrich Hall on the University of Pennsylvania campus is the quintessential example of the University’s green efforts: a campus venue built to achieve a LEED gold designation for its commercial interior renovation, food-service practices, recycling, composting and chemical-free cleaning methods.

It replaces a smaller café that closed in 2009.