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November 30, 2010

The Department of Architecture has announced it will offer a new one-year degree, a Master in Environmental Building Design (MEBD). The new degree will extend and deepen the...Read more »

November 30, 2010

In October, Penn was honored with the first Climate Leadership Award for Institutional Excellence by Second Nature at the 4th Annual American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment Summit in...Read more »

November 30, 2010

With a grade of A- from the Sustainable Endowments Institute's College Sustainability Report Card for 2011, the University of Pennsylvania continues to rank among the top U.S. and Canadian colleges...Read more »

November 30, 2010

Seven new sustainability projects have been selected to receive support from the Penn Green Fund after the Fall 2010 application period came to a close on October 29. The new...Read more »

November 30, 2010

With the launch of the Climate Action Plan in September 2009 the University of Pennsylvania, the first Ivy League signatory of the Presidents’ Climate Commitment, has become a leading voice...Read more »

November 30, 2010

Bon Appétit at Penn Dining has launched a new student engagement program called Student Ambassadors. The program is designed to help students learn more about the issues related to the...Read more »

November 30, 2010

The University of Pennsylvania’s Board of Trustees recently approved the design for Shoemaker Green, an $8 million open space project off 33rd Street between Franklin Field and the Palestra that...Read more »

November 30, 2010

Wondering what to do with those old office chairs? Have promotional items left over from an event, or laboratory equipment gathering dust? List them in BEN’s Attic, a new website...Read more »

November 30, 2010

Alumnus Brian Shaw MCP’95 was recently announced as Penn’s new Director of Transit Services within Business Services, where he will manage the Sustainable Transportation Initiative. Brian most recently worked in...Read more »

November 30, 2010

A two-week competition organized by the Fels Institute of Government and funded by a Penn Green Fund grant ended last week after reducing energy consumption in two of the three...Read more »

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