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January 20, 2011

In conjunction with the Philadelphia Global Water Initiative (PGWI) and Penn's Year of Water, the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) Student Sustainability Advisory Board is sponsoring a kick-off event...Read more »

January 20, 2011

oe’s Café, a new eatery located on the ground floor of the Wharton School’s Steinberg Hall - Dietrich Hall is the quintessential example of the University’s green efforts: a campus...Read more »

January 20, 2011

To support the Climate Action Plan goal of lowering the University’s carbon footprint, Penn Parking Services is designating five percent of its parking spaces in garages for electric/hybrid vehicles.

The...Read more »

January 20, 2011

The Wharton School recently concluded a Fall 2010 pilot project that replaced the deskside trash bins of over 50 staff members in Vance Hall with paper recycling bins. In addition...Read more »

January 20, 2011

King’s Court / English College House will undergo a complete replacement of trash and recycling bins throughout the building later this month, the first project in a series of planned...Read more »

January 20, 2011

Following a successful pilot in Huntsman Hall, a project to recycle paper towels in restrooms will be expanded to additional buildings over the next couple months. Since many Penn buildings...Read more »

January 20, 2011

As Penn students headed off for winter break this December, many took the pledge to turn down, turn off, or unplug appliances in their rooms. Turns out they did more...Read more »

January 20, 2011

Penn Facilities and Real Estate Services has announced the selection of several Energy Reduction Fund projects that are currently being implemented across the campus. The Energy Reduction Fund, launched in...Read more »

November 30, 2010

The Department of Architecture has announced it will offer a new one-year degree, a Master in Environmental Building Design (MEBD). The new degree will extend and deepen the...Read more »

November 30, 2010

In October, Penn was honored with the first Climate Leadership Award for Institutional Excellence by Second Nature at the 4th Annual American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment Summit in...Read more »

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