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Penn President Amy Gutmann introduces Climate Action Plan 2.0, which serves as Penn’s blueprint for environmental excellence.

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Teaching Through the Lens of Environmental Sustainability

March 17, 2014

The Green Campus Partnership is improving its outreach to Penn faculty. An activity that began last year with conversations with individual faculty around the University has grown into group discussions about what it means to use a “sustainability lens” in teaching.

Led by Penn’s Sustainability Consultant Andrea Kreiner and staff from the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), discussions on February 28 and March 5 considered what ideas and/or questions area central to teaching sustainability. “The outcomes from these discussion groups,” says Ms. Kreiner, “will help enhance the ability of faculty to teach sustainability and teach students how to examine diverse topics through a sustainability lens.” Check out the News items on the Green Campus Partnership website for more on this new initiative.

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The Morris Arboretum’s Horticulture Center is Penn’s first LEED Platinum building.

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