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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 »

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 »

Nov 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), it was...Read more »

Nov 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 fields and...Read more »

Nov 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...Read more »

Oct 8,2009

In July, some 60 staff members from Facilities and Real Estate Services (FRES), the School of Medicine, School of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and Applied Science and Dining Services...Read more »

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