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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 »

Mar 20,2013

Students' daily choices impact the University's overall sustainability initiatives. With the enthusiastic involvement of Stouffer College House, the Green Campus Partnership has introduced the ...Read more »

Mar 20,2013

The study of alternative energy offers a world of opportunity to the first class of students in Penn's interdisciplinary VIPER program. The inaugural class of the Vagelos Integrated Program in...Read more »

Mar 20,2013

Sometimes it's all fun and games for hackers, developing new software to provide information or entertainment. But at the seventh PennApps  -  held January 18 - 20 - one Penn team worked in...Read more »

Feb 13,2013

Penn’s Green Campus Partnership is now accepting student applications to the Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum’s (ISAC) Undergraduate Student Research...Read more »

Feb 8,2013

M.I. (Move-In) GREEN is Penn’s move-in engagement program dedicated to environmental sustainability. The program gives upperclass environmental leaders the...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

When the Singh Center for Nanotechnology opens in the Spring, Penn will add to its campus a premier facility that integrates state-of-the-art nanocharacterization, nanofabrication, and property...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

In addition to the ten courses offered this academic year which are the direct results of Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum collaboration between professors and student...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

Penn will continue its Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum program in 2013 to help Penn faculty introduce environmental sustainability concepts and theories into existing and new...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

The movement toward sustainability on campus reaches beyond the students, faculty and staff who spend most of their time in classrooms and offices. The numerous labs on campus provide a prime...Read more »

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