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November 6, 2009

Susan Snyder, Philadelphia Inquirer -- Penn's 24-acre park will replace asphalt with fields and trails. The University of Pennsylvania will begin construction today of its epic 24-acre Penn Park, the...Read more »

November 1, 2009

Jared Dublin, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- A girl in an elaborate, homemade hyena costume stood on Locust Walk on Friday. Her message? Go green...Read more »

November 1, 2009

President Amy Gutmann recently posted a video on the electronic wall of the website Repower America—a virtual cork board featuring influential leaders and citizens speaking on environmental issues....Read more »

November 1, 2009

John Prendergast, The Pennsylvania Gazette -- The University’s new Climate Action Plan is good for the environment—and won’t hurt Penn’s bottom line, either.

Click here to read John...Read more »

November 1, 2009

Claire Connelly, Grid Magazine -- The local food movement is reaching beyond Philadelphia’s progressive cafés into one of our oldest institutions.
 

The University of Pennsylvania strives to source...Read more »

October 21, 2009

Calder Silcox, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- Philadelphia cyclists are showing the true potential of pedal power — and the University is encouraging this trend on campus as well. According to...Read more »

October 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 enrolling in a new dual...Read more »

October 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 students’ minds. But Mark...Read more »

October 8, 2009

Want to green your course load this semester? Find sustainability-themed courses easily by using the online course search through Penn InTouch.

The newly designed Penn InTouch interface now provides students...Read more »

October 8, 2009

OCTOBER 8, 2009

As the University begins its expansion of academic initiatives around sustainability, the main attraction for undergrads will most certainly be a new environmental minor: Sustainability...Read more »

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If each person on campus uses one paper coffee cup each day, Penn would produce 9.6 million cups for waste

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