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walking group 30x30
August 28, 2013

Did you know that the EPA estimates that most Americans spend 90% of their time indoors? Join the movement to get outside by taking the 30x30 Challenge, sponsored by Penn's...Read more »

August 27, 2013

M.I. (Move In) Green volunteers welcomed students to a new academic year at Penn, as a visible example of environmental sustainability efforts at work. ...Read more »

student eco-reps group fall 2012
August 13, 2013

Applications for this year's College House Eco-Reps program are now being accepted!  The deadline to apply is ...Read more »

July 11, 2013

Facilities & Real Estate Services hosted more than 40 children of Penn employees on April 25, Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work® Day. A demonstration on Compost Tea introduced...Read more »

July 11, 2013

Approved for a Green Fund grant in Fall 2012, the Lenape Botanical Garden came into full bloom in May. During a “soft opening” on Alumni Weekend, the project sponsors, alumni,...Read more »

July 8, 2013

Paul Meyer, Executive Director at the Morris Arboretum, received the APGA Award of Merit at the association’s recent conference in Phoenix. The award recognizes an APGA member who has performed...Read more »

July 8, 2013

As summer begins, so do student research assistants working to infuse themes of environmental sustainability into a variety of courses as part of the Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum (ISAC)...Read more »

July 8, 2013

David Grazian, Associate Professor of Sociology, will receive a Ben Franklin Scholars (BFS) Course Design Grant for the seminar, Where the Wild Things Aren't: Zoos, Science Museums, and the Culture...Read more »

July 8, 2013

This Spring, the Green Fund awarded four grants to Penn students, faculty, and staff to initiate innovative sustainability projects on campus: Green To Go Dining, Ben’s Attic Enhancements, Bike...Read more »

July 8, 2013

Penn’s campus was shown off for its urban park features during What’s Out There Weekend Philadelphia, a program of The Cultural Landscape Foundation. The program featured a series of...Read more »

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UCGreen has planted over 2000 trees since its establishment in 1998.

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