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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 »

Feb 2,2010

The School of Arts and Sciences Student Sustainability Advisory Board hosted the first of a series of sustainability town hall meetings for fellow students to inform them of School and University...Read more »

Feb 2,2010

In December, the Wharton School launched its new sustainability website, Sustainability@Wharton. The website provides a detailed look at...Read more »

Dec 7,2009

The School of Arts and Sciences recently launched its new Sustainable Development Concentration in Organizational Dynamics with a panel discussion on Eco-Municipalities.

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Dec 7,2009

The school with the largest population of undergraduates at Penn, the College of Arts and Sciences, has established a Student Sustainability Advisory Board (SSAB) comprised of 16 College students...Read more »

Oct 14,2009

Jenny Cheung, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- Beginning this semester, students interested in government administration and environmental studies will be able to integrate both disciplines by...Read more »

Oct 14,2009

NOVEMBER 24, 2009
Anandi Malik, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- With On-Campus Recruiting for next summer starting up, the word “internship” is on many...Read more »

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