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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

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 »

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

Penn's Morris Arboretum recently dedicated its new $11.4 million Horticulture Center at Bloomfield Farm on October 5, 2010. The Horticulture Center Complex is the first new building to be constructed...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

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 »

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