Academics News

Feb 5,2016

Making electricity visible. That’s the aim of the student-run PennOrb, a startup launched by Penn students two years ago...Read more »

Feb 5,2016

Founded in Fall 2011, Penn Sustainability Review (or PSR) is a student-run, peer-reviewed online and print publication,...Read more »

Jan 29,2016

One of Penn’s newest environmental groups has certainly made a splash, quite literally that is. With innovative projects like Wetland, a sustainable barge, the Penn Program in the Environmental...Read more »

Jan 25,2016

In its second year, the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy is changing the energy landscape and providing a forum for...Read more »

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 »


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