October 10, 2012

The principle of using everything in moderation can be wisely applied to Penn's thirst for electricity over the peak summer months (June...Read more »

October 10, 2012

Following approval in the Spring by Penn's Board of Trustees, the University has sold $300 million in Century Bonds that have an...Read more »

October 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 environmental themes, 11...Read more »

October 10, 2012

Now starting its fourth year, Eco-Reps is Penn's environmental leadership program focused on raising awareness...Read more »

October 10, 2012

Greek chapter houses are invited to make a positive contribution to sustainability at Penn by participating in the recently launched Greeks Going Green program. The Penn Greek community already demonstrates...Read more »

October 10, 2012

Each year, Penn welcomes over 6,000 students to their new homes on campus. Amid the welcome back embraces, tearful farewells, endless questions, and piles of suitcases there is also a...Read more »

October 10, 2012

Many of the most innovative ideas supporting Penn's Climate Action Plan have come from the University's students, faculty and staff. Since Fall...Read more »

September 19, 2012

The University of Pennsylvania is a Charter Institution of the Billion Dollar Green Challenge, organized by the Sustainable Endowments Institute. With its Green Fund, Penn counts as one...Read more »

September 5, 2012

Shoemaker Green is a new public commons area, an open lawn designed to accommodate large groups for special events, as well as cater to smaller audiences like an outdoor class or individuals...Read more »

August 22, 2012

Since 2007, when Penn became the first Ivy League university to sign the American College and University President's Climate Commitment, Penn has been dedicated to promoting initiatives and programs for...Read more »



There are approximately 7,000 trees on Penn’s campus—568 of which are in Penn Park.

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