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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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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 5, 2009

Alison Go, Wharton Energy Club -- The Wharton Energy Club's third annual Wharton Energy Conference on October 30 featured speakers and panelists from nearly every industry and functional role.
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November 27, 2009

Heather Clancy, smartplanet.com -- Chances are you were alternately friends and enemies with the student resident advisor who was posted in your college dorm. Now, students at the University of...Read more »

November 25, 2009

Christine Burns Rudalevige, Philadelphia Inquirer -- "This is just the best way to do food. It hits on taste, nutrition, and the environment," said Marie Witt, vice president of the...Read more »

November 24, 2009

Almanac -- In July, Penn welcomed Bon Appétit, recognized both for its culinary expertise and as a pioneer in environmentally sound food policies to our campus. Bon’s Appétit’s mission of...Read more »

November 19, 2009

A contingent of University of Pennsylvania students who live in three residence halls and one fraternity house has volunteered to become Eco-Reps, peer-to-peer educators in a program designed to spread...Read more »

November 7, 2009

Paul Kurtz, KYW-AM 1060 Newsradio -- The University of Pennsylvania has broken ground on a $46 million project to build a recreational area at the eastern edge of campus along...Read more »

November 7, 2009

Mark Alan Hughes, Philadelphia Daily News -- When John Heisman coached football at Franklin Field in the 1920s (yes, the namesake of the Heisman Trophy played and coached at Penn),...Read more »

November 7, 2009

The University of Pennsylvania officially broke ground Friday, Nov. 6, for its 24-acre Penn Park, a $46 million project at the eastern edge of campus that features open space, athletic...Read more »

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Sustainable catering packages are offered through Perelman Quadrangle.

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