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October 10, 2012

When you bite into a pineapple, you know it wasn't grown in Pennsylvania or New Jersey - but what about that spinach...Read more »

October 10, 2012

A collaboration between PhillyCarShare (PCS) and the Mayor's Office of Transportation has brought 20 new electric vehicle charging stations to the city. The installation of two charging stations at the...Read more »

October 10, 2012

Preservation Pennsylvania has recognized the George A. Weiss Pavilion with a Construction Project Award for Public & Institutional Properties.

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October 10, 2012

Spruce Street Plaza will create another newly redesigned open space, this time at the busy intersection bounded by 33rd, 34th and Spruce Streets. For years the site of surface parking...Read more »

October 10, 2012

Our most recent inviting campus green space had its official opening on September 20, as part of a continuation of Penn Connects...Read more »

October 10, 2012

In an effort to employ more organic solutions in the maintenance of Penn's campus landscapes, Facilities and Real Estate Services has begun...Read more »

October 10, 2012

Awarded a Green Fund grant in Spring 2012, the Recycling Center in the School of Engineering and Applied Science is demonstrating high usage after only two months of operation. The...Read more »

October 10, 2012

The Power Down Challenge is a three-week building energy reduction competition that raises awareness about daily conservation actions. Much like last Fall, the 2012 Power Down Challenge will set up...Read more »

October 10, 2012

The principle of using everything in moderation can be wisely applied to Penn's thirst for electricity over the peak summer months (June...Read more »

October 10, 2012

Following approval in the Spring by Penn's Board of Trustees, the University has sold $300 million in Century Bonds that have an...Read more »

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