Academics News

Sep 23,2010

As Penn continues to cement its role as a leader in sustainability education, the Fall 2010 semester will introduce yet another innovative course into the academic mix.

‘Sustainability in...Read more »

Sep 23,2010

Each year, the Office of the Provost sponsors a series of events around a theme chosen by faculty, staff and students.  The 2010-2011 academic year is devoted to an exploration of water in all its...Read more »

Jul 26,2010

Incoming freshmen once again have the opportunity to get a head start on campus sustainability initiatives, as the PennGreen pre-orientation program begins its third year with a comprehensive...Read more »

Jun 1,2010

Kelly Andrews, Wharton Magazine -- The sustainability movement at Wharton started small, six years ago, with the installation of the School’s first three-bin recycling cans. Today, the...Read more »

Apr 15,2010

The T.C. Chan Center for Building and Energy Studies is pleased to announce the launch of the T.C. Chan Center Portal. The Portal...Read more »

Apr 15,2010

The Morris Arboretum will begin a shuttle bus series on Saturday, April 17, that offers students free transportation to and from the Arboretum for special events throughout the Fall 2010 semester...Read more »

Apr 9,2010

Greg Johnson, Penn Current -- Buildings are responsible for 40 percent of society’s total energy consumption, burning enormous amounts of fossil fuels for light, heat, cool air and other...Read more »

Mar 25,2010

Trishula Patel, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- In line with Penn’s sustainability initiatives, a group of students and faculty are working to solidify the curriculum for a new class on...Read more »

Mar 25,2010

Heather Davis, Penn Current -- Water is ubiquitous. We bathe in it, consume it and cook with it. We paddle over it, dive into it and skim the surface of it. And we witness political...Read more »

Mar 16,2010

Almanac -- The University of Pennsylvania and Tsinghua University announced agreements to build upon research and academic collaborations between the two schools. In particular, the...Read more »

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By installing water filtration machines and stopping bottled water purchases, Penn has saved tens of thousands of dollars.

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