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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
As Penn continues to cement its role as a leader in sustainability education, the Fall 2010 semester will introduce yet another innovative course into the academic mix.
‘Sustainability in Action’,...Read more »
Each year, the Office of the Provost sponsors a series of events around a theme chosen by faculty, staff and students. The 2010-2011 academic year is devoted to an exploration...Read more »
The Penn Green Campus Partnership has selected 105 students to lead environmental sustainability initiatives as Eco-Reps in all 11 College Houses and 26 Greek chapters.
Eco-Reps is an environmental leadership...Read more »
In an effort to make progress towards the Climate Action Plan goal to reduce campus energy consumption 17% by 2014, Penn Facilities and Real Estate Services (FRES) has created the...Read more »
Effective immediately, Penn now recycles all plastic containers, plastic types numbered 1 through 7. Penn’s recycler, Blue Mountain Recycling, has installed new equipment that is capable of sorting and recycling...Read more »