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Penn President Amy Gutmann introduces Climate Action Plan 2.0, which serves as Penn’s blueprint for environmental excellence.

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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

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 »

November 6, 2009

Susan Snyder, Philadelphia Inquirer -- Penn's 24-acre park will replace asphalt with fields and trails. The University of Pennsylvania will begin construction today of its epic 24-acre Penn Park, the...Read more »

November 1, 2009

Jared Dublin, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- A girl in an elaborate, homemade hyena costume stood on Locust Walk on Friday. Her message? Go green...Read more »

November 1, 2009

President Amy Gutmann recently posted a video on the electronic wall of the website Repower America—a virtual cork board featuring influential leaders and citizens speaking on environmental issues....Read more »

November 1, 2009

John Prendergast, The Pennsylvania Gazette -- The University’s new Climate Action Plan is good for the environment—and won’t hurt Penn’s bottom line, either.

Click here to read John...Read more »

November 1, 2009

Claire Connelly, Grid Magazine -- The local food movement is reaching beyond Philadelphia’s progressive cafés into one of our oldest institutions.
 

The University of Pennsylvania strives to source...Read more »

October 21, 2009

Calder Silcox, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- Philadelphia cyclists are showing the true potential of pedal power — and the University is encouraging this trend on campus as well. According to...Read more »

October 14, 2009

Jenny Cheung, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- Beginning this semester, students interested in government administration and environmental studies will be able to integrate both disciplines by enrolling in a new dual...Read more »

October 14, 2009

NOVEMBER 24, 2009
Anandi Malik, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- With On-Campus Recruiting for next summer starting up, the word “internship” is on many students’ minds. But Mark...Read more »

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There are currently 6 LEED Certified buildings on the University of Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia campus. 

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