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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 »

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

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 »

May 12, 2011

Penn Park construction workers are taking advantage of this week’s perfect springtime weather to keep the 24-acre project on track for a fall opening. As construction nears completion on the...Read more »

April 6, 2011

The Green Campus Partnership Student Association, a collaborative of student sustainability groups across campus, is hosting "Green Week" through Saturday, April 9. The week’s events will showcase the wide range...Read more »

April 6, 2011

Over the last year, Steinberg Conference Center, home to Wharton’s Executive Education program and managed by Aramark, has implemented a portfolio of sustainability initiatives that have increased recycling, reduced waste,...Read more »

April 6, 2011

As the first institution to take part in Philadelphia’s Creating Canopy program, the University of Pennsylvania partnered with the city’s Parks and Recreation Department last week to distribute over 300...Read more »

April 6, 2011

The recently renovated and expanded Music Building of the School of Arts and Sciences has become the first LEED Gold building on the Penn campus. Originally designed to meet the...Read more »

April 6, 2011

Following a recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation designed to modernize the property’s 238 guest rooms and suites, The Hilton Inn at Penn was awarded a $100,000 energy improvement grant...Read more »

April 6, 2011

Not sure what to do with your used alkaline batteries? Bring them to one of the new battery recycling bins located in several buildings across campus. In an effort to...Read more »

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Penn President Amy Gutmann was the first Ivy League President to sign the Presidents' Climate Commitment.

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