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December 7, 2009

The school with the largest population of undergraduates at Penn, the College of Arts and Sciences, has established a Student Sustainability Advisory Board (SSAB) comprised of 16 College students.
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December 7, 2009

Calder Silcox, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- Unplugged electronics in dorms this winter break is all Penn’s Eco-Reps want this holiday season. New to Penn this year, the Eco-Reps program —...Read more »

December 7, 2009

Facilities and Real Estate Services is pleased to announce the Green Fund recipients. The recipient pool is diverse, with projects ranging from a small-scale College House composting program to the...Read more »

December 7, 2009

For Penn to achieve its goals of reducing our carbon footrprint and enhancing its overall sustainability practices engaging office staff in their workplaces is a critical component.  Over the summer...Read more »

December 7, 2009

It can be difficult to buy local food in the winter months, as farmers’ markets are few and far between. One convenient option is the Philadelphia Winter Harvest, a buying...Read more »

December 7, 2009

The Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) was dedicated at a ribbon cutting ceremony on November 4, with the building’s world-renowned architect and Pritzker Award Winner Fumihiko Maki in attendance....Read more »

December 7, 2009

The Penn Bookstore is now offering a new line of sustainable clothing called S.O.5. which features a variety of t-shirts and sweatshirts, all made from organic or recycled cotton or...Read more »

December 7, 2009

Tuesday, November 3, gave Penn commuters a severe case of the Mondays, as thousands of University students and staff members awoke to learn the news of a strike that had...Read more »

December 7, 2009

Beginning the week of December 21, Penn will hold the inaugural Power Down Challenge across the University in an effort to eliminate unnecessary energy consumption over Winter Break.

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December 7, 2009

Rodin College House has begun a pilot of wireless occupancy sensors that determine the potential for improved heating and cooling efficiency in College Houses across the campus. 

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

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