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November 25, 2009

Christine Burns Rudalevige, Philadelphia Inquirer -- "This is just the best way to do food. It hits on taste, nutrition, and the environment," said Marie Witt, vice president of the...Read more »

November 24, 2009

Almanac -- In July, Penn welcomed Bon Appétit, recognized both for its culinary expertise and as a pioneer in environmentally sound food policies to our campus. Bon’s Appétit’s mission of...Read more »

November 19, 2009

A contingent of University of Pennsylvania students who live in three residence halls and one fraternity house has volunteered to become Eco-Reps, peer-to-peer educators in a program designed to spread...Read more »

November 7, 2009

Mark Alan Hughes, Philadelphia Daily News -- When John Heisman coached football at Franklin Field in the 1920s (yes, the namesake of the Heisman Trophy played and coached at Penn),...Read more »

November 7, 2009

Paul Kurtz, KYW-AM 1060 Newsradio -- The University of Pennsylvania has broken ground on a $46 million project to build a recreational area at the eastern edge of campus along...Read more »

November 7, 2009

The University of Pennsylvania officially broke ground Friday, Nov. 6, for its 24-acre Penn Park, a $46 million project at the eastern edge of campus that features open space, athletic...Read more »

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.

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Penn was presented with the Office Depot Special Recognition Award for the University’s sustainable purchasing practices in 2013.

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