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April 22, 2013

The University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia has finished in first place in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s nationwide College and University Green Power Challenge.Read more »

April 16, 2013

The Penn Green Campus Partnership has awarded four Green Fund grants for Spring 2013, bringing the total number of funded projects to 49. Read more »

April 12, 2013

The Penn Transit Survey is now available online. Complete the survey for a chance to win a gift certificate to Penne Restaurant.Read more »

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 »

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