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Mar 17,2014

Recognized as one of the world’s most attractive urban campuses, Penn is home to significant achievements in planning, landscape design, and architecture. The University’s commitment to its ...Read more »

Mar 17,2014

In an article on the Philadelphia Water Department program, Green City, Clean Waters, Shoemaker Green was profiled as a green infrastructure system designed to both reduce runoff and...Read more »

Nov 27,2013

Morris Arboretum is working to have its Compton Café certified as a Green Restaurant® by the Green Restaurant Association. They are working on accumulating points in seven categories such as water...Read more »

Nov 25,2013

Thanks to the generous gift from the Class of 1977 with cooperation from the School of Social Policy and Practice and Facilities and Real Estate Services, 3815 Walnut Street now...Read more »

Oct 23,2013

Golkin Hall has been awarded LEED Gold status for new construction by the U.S. Green Building Council, a coveted recognition of best-in-class building strategies for energy and...Read more »

Oct 23,2013

The University officially opened the region’s premier facility for advanced research, education, and innovative public/private partnerships in nanotechnology on October 4. The 78,000 square-foot...Read more »

Greenbuild 2013 Conference
Oct 1,2013

Students with an interest in environmental sustainability are needed for the Greenbuild 2013 Conference, November 20-22. Volunteer slots are open from November 15-23,...Read more »

Oct 1,2013

The Greenbuild 2013 International Conference and Expo visits Philadelphia, November 20-22.  A plus for Penn, being located in the host city, is that the University will...Read more »

Jul 11,2013

Approved for a Green Fund grant in Fall 2012, the Lenape Botanical Garden came into full bloom in May. During a “soft opening” on Alumni Weekend, the project sponsors, alumni, and members of the...Read more »

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