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Academics News

Feb 10,2014

As a follow up to conversations with individual faculty around the University, we will bring together groups of faculty to discuss what it means to teach our fields through the lens of...Read more »

Feb 4,2014

Penn faculty! Introduce environmental sustainability into existing and new courses. Apply by Feb 17 to Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum.Read more »

Oct 23,2013

The University officially opened the region’s premier facility for advanced research, education, and innovative public/private partnerships in nanotechnology on October 4. The 78,000 square-foot...Read more »

Oct 23,2013

This summer, all ten of the Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy Research (VIPER) Scholars from the Class of 2016 secured coveted campus research jobs, working  a range of projects, deepening...Read more »

ISAC 2013 interns and advisors
Oct 23,2013

Working as a summer research assistant is not an uncommon experience at Penn. From engineering to English, graduate students and undergrads spend the summer on campus, helping professors conduct...Read more »

Jul 8,2013

As summer begins, so do student research assistants working to infuse themes of environmental sustainability into a variety of courses as part of the Integrating Sustainability Across the...Read more »

Jul 8,2013

David Grazian, Associate Professor of Sociology, will receive a Ben Franklin Scholars (BFS) Course Design Grant for the seminar, Where the Wild Things Aren't: Zoos, Science Museums, and the...Read more »

Jul 8,2013

This Spring, the Green Fund awarded four grants to Penn students, faculty, and staff to initiate innovative ...Read more »

Mar 26,2013

Together with the Office of the Provost, the Environmental Sustainability Advisory Committee, and the Netter Center for Community Partnerships, the Benjamin Franklin Scholars (BFS) program is...Read more »

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Penn was presented with the Office Depot Special Recognition Award for the University’s sustainable purchasing practices in 2013.

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