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March 26, 2013

Together with the Office of the Provost, the Environmental Sustainability Advisory Committee, and the Netter Center for Community Partnerships, the Benjamin Franklin Scholars (BFS) program is pleased to announce the...Read more »

March 20, 2013

Students' daily choices impact the University's overall sustainability initiatives. With the enthusiastic involvement of Stouffer College House, the Green Campus Partnership has introduced the ...Read more »

March 20, 2013

We are spreading roots for a greener region!  This spring, Penn is partnering with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation for the third annual Creating Canopy tree giveaway.Read more »

March 20, 2013

The study of alternative energy offers a world of opportunity to the first class of students in Penn's interdisciplinary VIPER program. The inaugural class of the Vagelos Integrated Program in...Read more »

March 20, 2013

Sometimes it's all fun and games for hackers, developing new software to provide information or entertainment. But at the seventh PennApps  -  held January 18 - 20 - one Penn...Read more »

March 20, 2013

Emissions from energy use make up 85% of Penn's carbon footprint, according to Facilities & Real Estate Services Executive Director of Operations & Maintenance Ken Ogawa. Using clean steam helps...Read more »

March 20, 2013

The Models of Excellence program is a reminder of the incredible impact that staff contributions have on Penn's success each day.  This year, Ken Ogawa, FRES Executive Director for Operations...Read more »

March 20, 2013

Visitors to the Penn Museum who enjoy a meal in the Pepper Mill Café can be assured that if they do not clean their plates, the waste will not end...Read more »

March 20, 2013

Is anyone even sure of what is stored away in their drawers, cabinets, closets, and file rooms? Ancient files, books and magazines, old computers, cathode tube display screens, and old...Read more »

March 20, 2013

Since its inception in 2008, PennMOVES has annually collected approximately 90,000 pounds of items that students can't take with them when they leave campus in the summer such as clothes,...Read more »

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By installing water filtration machines and stopping bottled water purchases, Penn has saved tens of thousands of dollars.

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