Academics News

Oct 31,2012

Due to office closures related to Hurricaine Sandy, the Fall 2012 Green Fund deadline HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND AT 5PM.

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Oct 10,2012

The Integrating Sustainability across the Curriculum (ISAC) program was launched this year to help develop new sustainability-themed or -focused courses at Penn.  Following a one-day workshop on...Read more »

International Sustainable Campus Network Recognizes Penn's Green Academic Offerings
Aug 22,2012

The academic component that the University of Pennsylvania has included in its Climate Action Plan caught the attention of the International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN) when that agency...Read more »

Mar 1,2012

The Green Campus Partnership is calling for qualified student applicants for the position of Summer Research Assistant for Sustainability Across the Curriculum, a one-day faculty workshop...Read more »

Mar 1,2012

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 1,2012

Yet another addition to the University’s impressive portfolio of Green Fund projects, the Penn Sustainability Review (PSR) is a student-run online and print publication featuring...Read more »

Dec 15,2011

The Academics Subcommittee of Penn's Environmental Sustainability Advisory Committee (ESAC) is calling for proposals to participate in a university-wide faculty workshop on implementing...Read more »

Dec 15,2011

The Morris Arboretum will host its 23rd Annual Winter Landscape Design Symposium on Thursday, January 12, and Friday, January 13, at Haverford College. Entitled Conversations Across Fields:...Read more »

Oct 11,2011

University of Pennsylvania trustee emeritus P. Roy Vagelos, C’50, Hon’99 and his wife, Diana, parents ’90, have made a gift of $13.6 million to Penn to establish the Vagelos Integrated Program in...Read more »

Aug 9,2011

This summer marked the first studio for PennDesign’s new Master in Environmental Building Design (MEBD) program, which challenged students to design a high performance building for Philadelphia’s...Read more »

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