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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 8,2013

Numbers are up among Staff & Faculty Eco-Reps, having gone from just 60 participating in the program in 2012, to more than 100 as of this May. According to Andrea Kreiner, Sustainability...Read more »

Jul 2,2013

Groups participating in the Green Office program are making a commitment to understand and...Read more »

Apr 26,2013

The University of Pennsylvania is a Tree Campus USA for the fourth year in row, a designation awarded by the Arbor Day Foundation. Read more »

Apr 16,2013

The Penn Green Campus Partnership has awarded four Green Fund grants for Spring 2013, bringing the total number of funded projects to 49. Read more »

Mar 20,2013

Students' daily choices impact the University's overall sustainability initiatives. With the enthusiastic involvement of Stouffer College House, the Green Campus Partnership has introduced the ...Read more »

Mar 20,2013

The study of alternative energy offers a world of opportunity to the first class of students in Penn's interdisciplinary VIPER program. The inaugural class of the Vagelos Integrated Program in...Read more »

Mar 20,2013

Emissions from energy use make up 85% of Penn's carbon footprint, according to Facilities & Real Estate Services Executive Director of Operations & Maintenance Ken Ogawa. Using clean steam...Read more »

Mar 20,2013

The Models of Excellence program is a reminder of the incredible impact that staff contributions have on Penn's success each day.  This year, Ken Ogawa, FRES Executive Director for Operations...Read more »


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