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December 15, 2011

Penn's Netter Center is breaking ground -- again.

This time at Bartram's Garden, where the Netter Center's Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) -- in partnership with the Pennsylvania...Read more »

December 15, 2011

In response to student demand, Penn’s Department of Transportation and Parking has been working with Zipcar and PhillyCarShare to increase carsharing options on campus. Zipcar, the world's largest car sharing...Read more »

December 12, 2011

Weiss Pavilion, Penn’s intercollegiate athletic weight training room and recreation center within the north arcade of Franklin Field, has been certified LEED Gold by the United States Green Building Council...Read more »

October 15, 2011

Penn’s new class of student Eco-Reps partnered with the Schuylkill River Development Corporation (SRDC) and kicked off the new academic year by cleaning up the Schuylkill River Trail at Gray’s...Read more »

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

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

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

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 »

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Penn’s underground cisterns on campus have the capacity to collect and reuse 340,000 gallons of water each year.

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