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October 2, 2014

Volunteers Invited for 10/23 1 PM Planting Event. On Thursday, October 23, staff of the University’s Facilities & Real Estate Services Division and the Philadelphia Orchard Project invite Penn students, staff, faculty and friends to help get the new orchard into the ground. A planting workshop at 1 PM will be followed by a working event where trained Penn and POP staff and volunteers will dig holes and plant the trees and bushes.Read more »

luscious crabapples
September 24, 2014

Join the Philadelphia Orchard Project on Saturday, September 27 for a CRABAPPLE HARVEST around the Penn campus. 
The group will meet at St. Mary's Church @ UPenn, 3916 Locust Walk,...Read more »

ISAC 2014 Group
September 5, 2014

Four Penn students recently participated in a poster session where they presented the results of their work integrating themes of environmental sustainability into upcoming course work. Junior Political Science...Read more »

turn off the lights
September 2, 2014

 Let's reduce our electricity usage between 3 pm and 6pm today.Read more »

environmental humanities
August 27, 2014

The Penn Program in Environmental Humanities is accepting applications for Fellows for the Academic Year 2014-2015. The project will create a digital forum for projects in the Environmental Humanities and will also showcase new student work in an annual gallery exhibit. Deadline for applications is Friday, Sept. 26.Read more »

August 14, 2014

Graduation got even “greener” this year as Penn expanded its collaboration with Oak Hill Cap & Gown, which provides regalia for the University, to include its Greenweaver gowns for Master’s...Read more »

August 14, 2014

Purchasing Services in collaboration with the Office of Environmental Health & Radiation Safety (EHRS) has now expanded its pilot program to recycle reusable sharps (needles, blades and similar) containers campus-wide. Previously,...Read more »

August 14, 2014

A regular column in the Penn Current, “Ask Benny” clarifies Penn policies or practices for the community. This Spring, Benny helped Current readers understand more about vehicles at Penn. ...Read more »

August 14, 2014

In order to ensure that all members of the Penn Community understand both the resources and the regulations associated with biking on campus, the University created a Bike Planning...Read more »

August 14, 2014

Each spring, PennMOVES encourages students leaving campus to donate items they no longer want rather than toss them in the trash. This year’s program sent clothes, furniture, and kitchen supplies...Read more »

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