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Penn President Amy Gutmann introduces Climate Action Plan 2.0, which serves as Penn’s blueprint for environmental excellence.

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Dec 20,2012

During reconstruction work on Wharton’s Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall, the project team found that the pergola trelliswork marking the Locust Walk entrance could not be saved due to signs of...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

When the Singh Center for Nanotechnology opens in the Spring, Penn will add to its campus a premier facility that integrates state-of-the-art nanocharacterization, nanofabrication, and property...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

The Penn Green Office Certification program recognizes that offices represent a significant portion of campus energy, material use and waste production. Through the Green Office Certification...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

Some of the most sustainable construction work on campus doesn’t always have the highest profile. Oftentimes doing significant maintenance and upgrades to existing buildings can produce a “greener...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

Four more sustainable projects will have a genesis on Penn’s campus, thanks to the University’s Green Fund. These newly green-lighted projects include food waste composting at the Penn Museum and...Read more »

Oct 31,2012

Due to office closures related to Hurricaine Sandy, the Fall 2012 Green Fund deadline HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND AT 5PM.

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Oct 26,2012

Sustainability efforts at the University of Pennsylvania were featured in an October report on WHYY. This story was carried by a number of NPR stations nationwide.

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Oct 10,2012

Preservation Pennsylvania has recognized the George A. Weiss Pavilion with a Construction...Read more »

Oct 10,2012

Spruce Street Plaza will create another newly redesigned open space, this time at the busy intersection bounded by 33rd, 34th and Spruce Streets. For years the site of surface parking...Read more »

Oct 10,2012

Our most recent inviting campus green space had its official opening on September 20, as part of...Read more »

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