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Penn President Amy Gutmann introduces Climate Action Plan 2.0, which serves as Penn’s blueprint for environmental excellence.

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October 11, 2011

University of Pennsylvania trustee emeritus P. Roy Vagelos, C’50, Hon’99 and his wife, Diana, parents ’90, have made a gift of $13.6 million to Penn to establish the Vagelos Integrated...Read more »

October 10, 2011

As new students from around the country and the globe moved into their new residence halls at the University of Pennsylvania last month, they were greeted with a new program...Read more »

October 10, 2011

Penn Facilities and Real Estate Services has begun upgrading approximately 500 existing campus walkway lights to use LED (light-emitting diode) bulbs and new higher efficiency ballasts. The project is one...Read more »

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

Bon Appetit at Penn Dining is joining with the Fox Leadership Group and students from Mary Summers’ “Politics of Food” class to host the third Annual Food Week at Penn....Read more »

October 10, 2011

Penn Transit is supporting the opening of Penn Park by launching the new Campus Loop Bus. The Campus Loop Bus will operate from 8 am to 6 pm Monday through...Read more »

October 10, 2011

Penn Transportation and Parking has developed several new commuting options employees may want to consider to make their daily travel more economical and less stressful. Penn has joined with ADP...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 »

October 10, 2011

Celebrate the harvest! Stop by the weekly farmers’ markets at University Square. Located on 36th Street between Sansom and Walnut Streets every Wednesday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m through...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 »

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A four-mile bicycle trip keeps about 15 pounds of pollutants out of the air we breathe.

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