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Penn treats the campus soil, grass, and plants with compost tea -- an organic alternative to chemical fertilizers

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Expanding Collaborations with Tsinghua University

March 16, 2010

Almanac -- The University of Pennsylvania and Tsinghua University announced agreements to build upon research and academic collaborations between the two schools. In particular, the universities reaffirmed their commitment to environmental sustainability, through the work of the Penn-Tsinghua T.C. Chan Center for Building Simulation and Energy Studies, founded in 2006. These efforts build on formal agreements between Penn’s School of Design, Law School and School of Engineering and Applied Science and their Tsinghua counterparts... full story

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