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June 21, 2018

This spring, eleven students participated in an Alternative Spring Break trip to Western Pennsylvania, where they spent time learning about energy and extraction issues in communities impacted by fossil fuel...Read more »

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June 21, 2018

For the ninth year in a row, Penn has been named a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. The Tree Campus USA program recognizes college and...Read more »

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June 21, 2018

In May 2016, Amazon@Penn opened in 1920 Commons, allowing students to connect their Amazon accounts to the on-campus delivery and shipping center in order to more easily ship and...Read more »

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June 21, 2018

The University’s first student-run thrift store, Penn Closet, opened in Williams Hall in early March. Developed by undergraduate students Zoe Weissberg and Damien Koussis, Penn Closet sells second-hand clothing ranging...Read more »

June 21, 2018

In an effort to promote wellness and reduce energy consumption, the Center for Public Health Initiatives (CPHI) and Penn School of Medicine (PSOM) collaborated on a successful Green...Read more »

June 21, 2018

Thirteen Penn faculty members are participating in the 2018 ISAC (Integrating Sustainability across the Curriculum) program managed by Penn Sustainability. The ISAC program helps Penn faculty incorporate environmental sustainability into...Read more »

June 21, 2018

A new Green Fund project awarded to the Earth and Environmental Science (EES) department is the installation of a Motus geospatial wildlife tracking system on the roof of the David Rittenhouse...Read more »

June 21, 2018

Nominations are now being accepted for Penn’s 2018 Green Purchasing Awards. Held in conjunction with the Environmental Sustainability Advisory Committee (ESAC) Purchasing Subcommittee and Penn Sustainability, this award recognizes the...Read more »

June 21, 2018

Penn completed its STARS survey for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) and has received a Gold Rating for its 2017 submission. The STARS (Sustainability...Read more »

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April 12, 2018

The University of Pennsylvania has completed its STARS survey for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) and has received a Gold Rating for its 2017 submission.Read more »

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