Academics News

Nov 12,2015

Academics is one of the seven main areas of concentration of Penn’s Climate Action Plan, a roadmap for the University’s sustainable future launched in 2009 and updated in fall 2014....Read more »

Bailey Rowland AASHE Oct 2015
Oct 26,2015

Bailey Rowland (C'14, MES'15), who had worked as an intern in Penn’s Sustainability Office, received the prestigious Undergraduate Student Research Award from the Association for the Advancement...Read more »

Sep 21,2015

The Penn Program in Environmental Humanities presents the Symposium on Performance, Politics, and Climate Change, a two-day program at the intersection of avant garde theater, social...Read more »

Apr 13,2015

Penn’s Green Living certification program recognizes students for their individual efforts to live a sustainable lifestyle, awarding Gold, Silver, and Bronze level certifications and rewards from...Read more »

Apr 13,2015

At the close of Dr. Bethany Wiggin’s spring 2013 course, Utopian Visions, students wanted to know what she was going to do for an encore.  Dr. Wiggin, Associate Professor of German in the...Read more »

Apr 13,2015

As part of its goals under Climate Action Plan 2.0, the Office of Sustainability has been meeting with faculty members to expand the opportunities for teaching, learning, and researching...Read more »

Dec 2,2014

As the official student umbrella group for environmental sustainability, the Student Sustainability Association at Penn (SSAP) was founded in 2010 to foster cohesion among environmentally focused...Read more »

Nov 13,2014

The Climate Action Plan 2.0 report released in October 2014 highlighted many achievements on the first five years of Penn's Climate Action Plan, 2009-2014. Read more »

Oct 7,2014

AppITUP Challenge invites submissions for the new "Climate Change and Resiliency" track; deadline October 19. Submit your idea, win our contest, and a team of professionals will help you develop your App and turn it into a business.Read more »

ISAC 2014 Group
Sep 5,2014

Four Penn students recently participated in a poster session where they presented the results of their work integrating themes of environmental sustainability...Read more »


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