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Sep 23,2010

An ongoing pilot at two campus locations is currently being analyzed to determine sustainable lawn care methods for Penn’s green spaces. Turf in front of the Franklin Building and Harrison College...Read more »

Jul 26,2010

A University of Pennsylvania project designed to turn a set of aging tennis courts into an urban park called Shoemaker Green has been selected as a pilot for the nation’s first rating system for...Read more »

Jun 1,2010

Members of the Penn Environmental Group, Penn Garden Club, and Urban Nutrition Initiative met at Rodin College House in February to break ground on the site of the new Penn Garden. The project,...Read more »

Apr 15,2010

Woodland Walk, the pathway linking Spruce and 38th Streets in front of the Quad, has recently been renovated, with final landscaping features coming this spring. The traditional Penn brick and...Read more »

Apr 15,2010

The recently renovated Music Building has been recognized for a 2010 Preservation Achievement Award by the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia. The windows, brick, and other historic...Read more »

Feb 5,2010

Becki Steinberg, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- The plan for Penn Park — the 24-acre, $40-million project that will serve as the University’s athletic nucleus — is raising the bar for...Read more »

Feb 2,2010

The restoration and addition to Penn’s Music Building is an exhibit in sustainability, as the extensive acoustic and technological innovations in the new addition meet the practical demands of...Read more »

Dec 10,2009

Heenal Patel, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- Many colleges around the country have begun incorporating energy efficient and environmentally friendly building designs. But often these...Read more »

Dec 7,2009

The Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) was dedicated at a ribbon cutting ceremony on November 4, with the building’s world-renowned...Read more »

Nov 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 the west...Read more »

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