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October 10, 2011

We know that the knowledge that comes from reading can last a lifetime. But even the value of the physical book can extend long after you are finished with it....Read more »

October 10, 2011

Construction has begun on Shoemaker Green, an $8 million open space project off 33rd Street between Franklin Field and the Palestra that will connect the central campus to the University’s...Read more »

September 20, 2011

Neither gray skies nor a blustery cold front could cloud the sunny smiles or curb the enthusiasm of those who came out to enjoy the opening of Penn Park. Perhaps...Read more »

August 9, 2011

This summer marked the first studio for PennDesign’s new Master in Environmental Building Design (MEBD) program, which challenged students to design a high performance building for Philadelphia’s unique waterfront development...Read more »

August 9, 2011

Three new sustainability projects from the Spring 2011 application pool have been selected to receive grants from the Penn Green Fund. The new projects will be implemented over the remainder...Read more »

August 9, 2011

As part of Penn’s Sustainable Transportation Initiative, Penn Transportation and Parking has joined with VPSI, a national leader in vanpooling and sustainable transportation, to expand vanpooling options to Penn faculty...Read more »

August 9, 2011

Although we’re nearing the end of the summer, the heat is still on in the Philadelphia region. Here are some actions you can take that will help conserve energy on...Read more »

August 9, 2011

In celebration of Earth Day 2011, Wharton conducted its second annual Huntsman Hall waste audit – a comprehensive waste sort that analyzes waste diversion rates, potential and waste composition. This...Read more »

August 9, 2011

Penn is one of 114 colleges and universities across the country to be recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation as a 2010 Tree Campus USA school. The program honors college...Read more »

August 9, 2011

The Music Building was recently recognized with a Merit Award for Excellence in Architecture Addition/Renovation from the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP). Completed in the spring of 2010,...Read more »

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Penn’s undergraduate major in Environmental Studies was the first in the country in 1972.

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