Ladybug Launch

Biological pest control practices have been put into place, including the release of ladybugs to control aphids and praying mantises to remove other damaging insects.

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October 22, 2014

Today, the League of American Bicyclists recognized the University of Pennsylvania with a Silver Bicycle Friendly University (BFU) award, joining 100 visionary colleges and universities from across the country.Read more »

penn students on college green
October 21, 2014

Five years after releasing its original Climate Action Plan, the University of Pennsylvania announced the launch of Climate Action Plan 2.0, a roadmap for environmental improvement and sustainability on campus to 2019 and beyond. Read more »

October 20, 2014

Playing now on Penn's YouTube channel is a short video produced for the launch of the University's Climate Action Plan 2.0. This video blends soaring images of Penn's West Philadelphia...Read more »

October 7, 2014

AppITUP Challenge invites submissions for the new "Climate Change and Resiliency" track; deadline October 19. Submit your idea, win our contest, and a team of professionals will help you develop your App and turn it into a business.Read more »

October 2, 2014

On Thursday, October 23, staff of the University’s Facilities & Real Estate Services Division and the Philadelphia Orchard Project invite Penn students, staff, faculty and friends to help get the new orchard into the ground. A planting workshop at 1 PM will be followed by a working event where trained Penn and POP staff and volunteers will dig holes and plant the trees and bushes.Read more »

luscious crabapples
September 24, 2014

Join the Philadelphia Orchard Project on Saturday, September 27 for a CRABAPPLE HARVEST around the Penn campus. 
The group will meet at St. Mary's Church @ UPenn, 3916 Locust Walk,...Read more »

ISAC 2014 Group
September 5, 2014

Four Penn students recently participated in a poster session where they presented the results of their work integrating themes of environmental sustainability into upcoming course work. Junior Political Science...Read more »

turn off the lights
September 2, 2014

 Let's reduce our electricity usage between 3 pm and 6pm today.Read more »

environmental humanities
August 27, 2014

The Penn Program in Environmental Humanities is accepting applications for Fellows for the Academic Year 2014-2015. The project will create a digital forum for projects in the Environmental Humanities and will also showcase new student work in an annual gallery exhibit. Deadline for applications is Friday, Sept. 26.Read more »

August 14, 2014

Graduation got even “greener” this year as Penn expanded its collaboration with Oak Hill Cap & Gown, which provides regalia for the University, to include its Greenweaver gowns for Master’s...Read more »

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