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Oct 10,2012

The Integrating Sustainability across the Curriculum (ISAC) program was launched this year to help develop new sustainability-themed or -focused courses at Penn.  Following a one-day workshop on...Read more »

Oct 10,2012

Now starting its fourth year,...Read more »

Oct 10,2012

Greek chapter houses are invited to make a positive contribution to sustainability at Penn by participating in the recently launched Greeks Going Green program. The Penn Greek community...Read more »

Oct 10,2012

Each year, Penn welcomes over 6,000 students to their new homes on campus. Amid the welcome back embraces, tearful farewells, endless questions, and piles of suitcases there is also a lot of...Read more »

Oct 10,2012

Many of the most innovative ideas supporting Penn's Climate Action Plan have come from...Read more »

Sep 19,2012

The University of Pennsylvania is a Charter Institution of the Billion Dollar Green Challenge, organized by the Sustainable Endowments Institute....Read more »

Dec 15,2011

Eight new sustainability projects from the Fall 2011 application pool have been selected to receive grants from the Penn Green Fund. The new projects will be implemented over the remainder of the...Read more »

Dec 15,2011

The multitude of events held on campus each year provide an opportunity to inform visitors about the philosophy of our Climate Action Plan while reducing environmental impacts and helping...Read more »

Oct 15,2011

Penn’s new class of student Eco-Reps partnered with the Schuylkill River Development Corporation (SRDC) and kicked off the new academic year by cleaning up the Schuylkill River Trail at Gray’s...Read more »

Oct 10,2011

As new students from around the country and the globe moved into their new residence halls at the University of Pennsylvania last month, they were greeted with a new program to help “green” their...Read more »


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