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March 17, 2014

Much of the food sold at campus cafes is locally produced, including some items created by Penn students and recent alumni. Cookie company White & Wong, and beef jerky creator Righteous Felon...Read more »

March 12, 2014

Creative, energy-conserving members of the Penn community joined together to save electricity during this year's Power Down Challenge, Feb 3 - March 2, 2014. 

While DuBois and Sansom Place came...Read more »

March 5, 2014

After four weeks of turning off unneeded lights, unplugging unused devices, layering up to warm up, and other creative means to conserve electricity, the champions have been named in Penn’s...Read more »

February 28, 2014

Penn undergrads interested in environmental sustainability can spend the summer working as a research assistant to a Penn faculty member looking to infuse their course with “green” themes. Four paid...Read more »

February 25, 2014

Meyerson Hall (School of Design) continues to pull ahead in the Non-residential campus buildings competition, while DuBois College House takes first among Residential Buildings for Percent Reduction in Energy Use,...Read more »

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February 10, 2014

Can a sports arena that seats 9,000 hold an event that produces zero landfill waste?

Attend Penn Men's Basketball game against Harvard on Friday, February 21 and see how...Read more »

February 10, 2014

As a follow up to conversations with individual faculty around the University, we will bring together groups of faculty to discuss what it means to teach our fields through the lens of...Read more »

February 4, 2014

Penn faculty! Introduce environmental sustainability into existing and new courses. Apply by Feb 17 to Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum.Read more »

January 30, 2014

Who will win this year's campus electricity reduction competition? Do your best by turning off lights, powering down your devices and appliances, and layering up your clothing for cold weather....Read more »

January 14, 2014

In a video produced by University Communications, Penn Environmental Sustainability Director Dan Garofalo explains the recent ReThink Your Footprint campaign in the larger context of Penn's sustainability efforts. ...Read more »

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