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February 4, 2010

Heather A. Davis, Penn Current -- Since 1928, the Sigma Chi fraternity has resided in the striking red brick house at 3809 Locust Walk, the home originally built for the...Read more »

February 2, 2010

The School of Arts and Sciences Student Sustainability Advisory Board hosted the first of a series of sustainability town hall meetings for fellow students to inform them of School and...Read more »

February 2, 2010

In December, the Wharton School launched its new sustainability website, Sustainability@Wharton. The website provides a detailed look at sustainability initiatives across the Wharton community, including projects that have already...Read more »

February 2, 2010

Shortly after being selected among the first round of Penn Green Fund award recipients, the Penn Environmental Group has announced its first round of local businesses to become certified as...Read more »

February 2, 2010

Eco-Reps is a peer-to-peer educational program that began with students in Penn’s college houses to help reduce their environmental footprint through improved environmental awareness and behavior changes. The Green Campus...Read more »

February 2, 2010

The restoration and addition to Penn’s Music Building is an exhibit in sustainability, as the extensive acoustic and technological innovations in the new addition meet the practical demands of instruction...Read more »

February 2, 2010

In support of RecycleMania, the School of Engineering and Applied Science’s (SEAS) CommuniTech group will host an electronic waste (e-waste) recycling event for the Penn community on Wednesday, February 3,...Read more »

February 2, 2010

Bon Appétit at Penn Dining recently kicked off food waste composting in dining halls across the campus, an initiative that will divert an estimated 400 tons of food scraps from...Read more »

February 2, 2010

From February 1-5, Bon Appétit at Penn Dining will sponsor Food Week, a series of events to promote healthy diet choices and awareness about what exactly happens to your food...Read more »

February 2, 2010

Before leaving for Winter Break, 345 residents of Hill College House pledged to “power down and unplug” their lights and appliances, leading Hill to victory in the inaugural College House...Read more »

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Penn’s undergraduate major in Environmental Studies was the first in the country in 1972.

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