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Oct 26,2012

Sustainability efforts at the University of Pennsylvania were featured in an October report on WHYY. This story was carried by a number of NPR stations nationwide.

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Oct 10,2012

Harvest Seasonal Grill and Wine Bar is now open at 40th and Walnut Streets, offering the...Read more »

Oct 10,2012

When you bite into a pineapple, you know it wasn't grown in Pennsylvania or New Jersey - but...Read more »

Oct 10,2012

A collaboration between PhillyCarShare (PCS) and the Mayor's Office of Transportation has brought 20 new electric vehicle charging stations to the city. The installation of two...Read more »

Oct 10,2012

Preservation Pennsylvania has recognized the George A. Weiss Pavilion with a Construction...Read more »

Oct 10,2012

Spruce Street Plaza will create another newly redesigned open space, this time at the busy intersection bounded by 33rd, 34th and Spruce Streets. For years the site of surface parking...Read more »

Oct 10,2012

Our most recent inviting campus green space had its official opening on September 20, as part of...Read more »

Oct 10,2012

In an effort to employ more organic solutions in the maintenance of Penn's campus landscapes,...Read more »

Oct 10,2012

Awarded a Green Fund grant in Spring 2012, the Recycling Center in the School of Engineering and Applied Science is demonstrating high usage after only two months of operation. The...Read more »

Oct 10,2012

The Power Down Challenge is a three-week building energy reduction competition that raises awareness about daily conservation actions. Much like last Fall, the 2012 Power Down Challenge will set...Read more »

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