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Aug 28,2013

Did you know that the EPA estimates that most Americans spend 90% of their time indoors? Join the movement to get outside by taking the 30x30 Challenge, sponsored by Penn's Green Campus...Read more »

Jul 11,2013

Facilities & Real Estate Services hosted more than 40 children of Penn employees on April 25, Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work® Day. A demonstration on Compost Tea introduced visiting kids...Read more »

May 13,2013

This year, Penn’s Athletics Eco-Reps took major steps toward greening the annual Penn Relays.Read more »

Apr 24,2013

The Class of 2013 planting ceremony marks the fifth commemoration of this new Penn tradition, where a tree is planted and dedicated on campus in honor of each Penn class.Read more »

Feb 13,2013

Penn’s Green Campus Partnership is now accepting student applications to the Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum’s (ISAC) Undergraduate Student Research...Read more »

Feb 8,2013

M.I. (Move-In) GREEN is Penn’s move-in engagement program dedicated to environmental sustainability. The program gives upperclass environmental leaders the...Read more »

Jan 30,2013

Penn's Athletic Eco-Reps group heard from Alice Henly, Coordinator, Collegiate Sports Greening Project, Urban...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

As part of a new policy announced early in 2012, Bon Appétit will, by 2015, source all of its pre-cracked (liquid) eggs from hens living in cage-free farms – numbering 11 million eggs annually....Read more »

Dec 20,2012

The concept of food sovereignty is brought to life at Bartram’s Farm in neighboring Southwest Philadelphia. The farm is just one part of the Community Farm and Food Resource Center at Bartram’s...Read more »

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 »

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Penn Park has added more than 22 acres of green space to Penn’s urban campus.

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