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Aug 23,2010

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania came in at No. 19 –- up from No. 45 last year -- in the Sierra Club Magazine’s ranking of colleges it believes are doing the most for the planet....Read more »

Jun 15,2010

The Hilton Inn at Penn, a AAA four diamond Hilton property located in the heart of the University of Pennsylvania’s campus in West Philadelphia, is sporting a new “look” in its lobby that’s as...Read more »

Apr 30,2010

While the nation celebrated Earth Day on April 22, the Green Campus Partnership at the University of Pennsylvania offered a slate of green events throughout the month because a single day just...Read more »

Apr 9,2010

Penn President Amy Gutmann and University representatives welcomed the sustainability coordinators from several peer institutions on Thursday as Penn hosted the annual Ivy Plus Sustainability...Read more »

Apr 7,2010

Facilities and Real Estate Services is pleased to announce the Green Fund recipients from the Spring 2010 semester. The Penn Green Fund...Read more »

Mar 1,2010

Molly Petrilla, The Pennsylvania Gazette -- Life as a “green” consumer at Penn requires asking tough questions: Does the Coup de Taco food truck use plastic bags or Styrofoam? Do the D.P...Read more »

Feb 2,2010

Shortly after being selected among the first round of Penn Green Fund award recipients, the Penn Environmental Group has announced its first round of local businesses to become certified as part...Read more »

Feb 2,2010

Eco-Reps is a peer-to-peer educational program that began with students in Penn’s college houses to help reduce their environmental footprint through improved environmental awareness and behavior...Read more »

Jan 28,2010

Penn News Staff, Penn Current -- University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann was among 25 university presidents who have signed onto a global agreement in support of campus-wide...Read more »

Dec 21,2009

Chrissy Kadleck, Waste & Recycling News -- Imagine carolers merrily going door to door, spreading the timely message of energy reduction and passing out gifts of compact fluorescent...Read more »

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