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November 17, 2014

Gregory College House is holding a student-led recycling competition in conjunction with their Building Administrator and Facilities staff. The Eco-Reps have been keeping a tally of the amount of recycling...Read more »

November 13, 2014

The Climate Action Plan 2.0 report released in October 2014 highlighted many achievements on the first five years of Penn's Climate Action Plan, 2009-2014. Read more »

November 13, 2014

SASFrontiers, news on research and scholarship in The School of Arts & Sciences, published in October 2014, SEEING THE WORLD -- Undergraduate Leah Davidson uses the visual arts to energize environmentalism.Read more »

November 13, 2014

The League of American Bicyclists recognized the University of Pennsylvania with a Silver Bicycle Friendly University (BFU) award, joining 100 visionary colleges and universities from across the country.Read more »

November 13, 2014

Playing now on Penn's YouTube channel is a short video produced for the launch of the University's Climate Action Plan 2.0.Read more »

November 13, 2014

Five years after releasing its original Climate Action Plan, the University of Pennsylvania today announced the launch of Climate Action Plan 2.0, a roadmap for environmental improvement and sustainability on campus to 2019 and beyond.Read more »

October 7, 2014

AppITUP Challenge invites submissions for the new "Climate Change and Resiliency" track; deadline October 19. Submit your idea, win our contest, and a team of professionals will help you develop your App and turn it into a business.Read more »

October 2, 2014

Volunteers Invited for 10/23 1 PM Planting Event. On Thursday, October 23, staff of the University’s Facilities & Real Estate Services Division and the Philadelphia Orchard Project invite Penn students, staff, faculty and friends to help get the new orchard into the ground. A planting workshop at 1 PM will be followed by a working event where trained Penn and POP staff and volunteers will dig holes and plant the trees and bushes.Read more »

luscious crabapples
September 24, 2014

Join the Philadelphia Orchard Project on Saturday, September 27 for a CRABAPPLE HARVEST around the Penn campus. 
The group will meet at St. Mary's Church @ UPenn, 3916 Locust Walk,...Read more »

ISAC 2014 Group
September 5, 2014

Four Penn students recently participated in a poster session where they presented the results of their work integrating themes of environmental sustainability into upcoming course work. Junior Political Science...Read more »

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