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Earth Week April 18-22

Events and Information

Earth Week, April 18-22, 2022 presented an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to engage in cross-disciplinary events designed to educate and inspire action around themes of environmental justice, climate, and nature-based solutions.

The Calendar below shows the events that were hosted during the week.

Event Host Organization Date Day Event Type Location
Garden Highlights Tour: A Focus on the Environment Morris Arboretum Sun, Apr 17 - Sat, Apr 23, 2022 Monday Tour

Morris Arboretum's Widener Visitor Center (100 E. Northwestern Avenue)

Creating Canopy Registration Opens TreePhilly Mon, Apr 18, 2022 Monday Networking

Registration online for May 5 pickup at Penn Park

Plant-Forward Challenge: Use Smart Techniques Penn Dining Mon, Apr 18, 2022| 11am - 9:30pm Monday

1920 Commons, Hill House, King's Court English House, and Lauder House

Penn Closet Earth Week Sale Penn Closet Mon, Apr 18, 2022| 12 - 1pm Monday

Williams Hall; ​255 S. 36th St

Earth Week Data Jam: Introduction to Data Ethics Penn Libraries' Research Data and Digital Scholarship Mon, Apr 18, 2022| 12 - 1pm Monday Webinar

Online

Closing the Loop: Perspectives on the Circular Economy in Philadelphia Wharton Risk Center Mon, Apr 18, 2022| 12 - 1:30pm Monday Panel/Discussion, Webinar

Online

Earth Week Teach-In Environmental Innovations Initiative/Penn IUR Mon, Apr 18, 2022| 12 - 2pm Monday Panel/Discussion

College Green

Earth Week Data Jam: Using NVivo to Analyze Perceptions of Environmental Change Penn Libraries' Research Data and Digital Scholarship Mon, Apr 18, 2022| 2 - 3pm Monday Webinar

Online

Earth Week Data Jam: Visualizing and Analyzing Renewable Energy Data Penn Libraries' Research Data and Digital Scholarship Mon, Apr 18, 2022| 3 - 4pm Monday Webinar

Online

Earth Week At Quaker Kitchen Quaker Kitchen Mon, Apr 18, 2022| 5 - 8pm Monday

Quaker Kitchen at New College House West 

Recycle Day: Anything with a Plug School of Dental Medicine Tue, Apr 19, 2022| 10am - 12pm Tuesday

Fonseca Gardens Tent, Schattner Pavilion

Book Swap SEAS Team Tue, Apr 19, 2022| 10am - 2pm Tuesday

Levine Hall Lobby

E-Waste Collection SEAS Green Team Tue, Apr 19, 2022| 10am - 2pm Tuesday

Levine Hall Lobby

Earth Week Data Jam: My Climate Story Workshop Penn Libraries' Research Data and Digital Scholarship Tue, Apr 19, 2022| 11am - 12pm Tuesday Networking

Kislak Center Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion, 6th Floor of Van Pelt Library

Plant-Forward Challenge: Making Fruits and Vegetables Superstars Penn Dining Tue, Apr 19, 2022| 11am - 9:30pm Tuesday

1920 Commons, Hill House, King's Court English House, and Lauder House

 

E-Waste Event Perelman School of Medicine Tue, Apr 19, 2022| 12 - 3pm Tuesday

BRB Lobby (421 Curie Blvd.), & Smilov CN Level (3400 Civic Center Blvd.)

Wellness Week: Wellness Walk Campus Recreation & Penn Food and Wellness Collaborative Tue, Apr 19, 2022| 12pm Tuesday Tour

The Palestra (223 S. 33rd St.)

Earth Week Data Jam: Audubon in Action: Creative Approaches to Data Penn Libraries' Research Data and Digital Scholarship Tue, Apr 19, 2022| 1 - 2:30pm Tuesday Networking

Meyerson Conference Room, 2nd Floor, VPDLC

Penn Park Orchard Work Day Philadelphia Orchard Project Tue, Apr 19, 2022| 2 - 4:30pm Tuesday Volunteer

Penn Park (3000 Walnut St.)

Earth Week Data Jam: Embodied Information: Local Trees, Datasets and You Penn Libraries' Research Data and Digital Scholarship Tue, Apr 19, 2022| 3 - 4:30pm Tuesday Networking, Tour

The Button outside Van Pelt (3420 Walnut St.)

Underclassmen Sustainability Workshop Penn Environmental Group Tue, Apr 19, 2022| 5:30 - 6:30pm Tuesday Panel/Discussion

Irvine G7 Meeting Room (3401 Spruce St.)

Volunteer at the Penn Park Farm Penn Food and Wellness Collaborative Wed, Apr 20, 2022| 10am Wednesday Volunteer

Penn Park Farm (240 S 31 St.)

Beyond Meat CEO Speaker Event PennVeg Wed, Apr 20, 2022| 11 - 11:45am Wednesday Panel/Discussion, Webinar

Online

Plant-Forward Challenge: Blend Meat with Plants Penn Dining Wed, Apr 20, 2022| 11am - 9:30pm Wednesday

1920 Commons, Hill House, King's Court English House, and Lauder House

Earth Week Data Jam: What's Going On In This Graph? Penn Libraries' Research Data and Digital Scholarship Wed, Apr 20, 2022| 12:30 - 2pm Wednesday Panel/Discussion, Webinar

Online

Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center Tour SEAS Green Team Wed, Apr 20, 2022| 1 - 2pm Wednesday Tour

Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Center- 700 Cobbs Creek Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19143

Earth Week XR Penn Libraries Wed, Apr 20, 2022| 2 - 3pm Wednesday Networking, Panel/Discussion

Van Pelt Library (3420 Walnut St.)

Upcycle T-shirts! Penn Libraries' Education Commons Wed, Apr 20, 2022| 2 - 4pm Wednesday

Weigle Information Commons (3430 Walnut St.)

Tour Penn's Green Stormwater Infrastructure Water Center at Penn Wed, Apr 20, 2022| 2 - 4pm Wednesday Tour

The Palesta (233 33rd St.)

Earth Week Data Jam: Visualizing Botanical Variety in the Woodlands with Mapbox Penn Libraries' Research Data and Digital Scholarship Wed, Apr 20, 2022| 3 - 4pm Wednesday Networking

Collaborative Classroom 113 (3420 Walnut St.)

Wellness Week: Yoga at Penn Park Farm Campus Recreation & Penn Food and Wellness Collaborative Wed, Apr 20, 2022| 4 - 5pm Wednesday Networking

Penn Park Farm (240 S 31 St.)

Imagining a Resilient Future: Keynote Conversation with Island Ambassadors to the UN Perry World House Thu, Apr 21, 2022| 10:15 - 11:15am Thursday Panel/Discussion, Webinar

Perry World House (3808 Locust Walk)

‘Ethel Day’ Symposium: Unearthed History of Black Garden Clubs in America Morris Arboretum Thu, Apr 21, 2022| 11am - 1pm Thursday Panel/Discussion, Webinar

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Plant-Forward Challenge: Get Saucy Penn Dining Thu, Apr 21, 2022| 11am - 9:30pm Thursday

1920 Commons, Hill House, King's Court English House, and Lauder House

Oceans at Risk with Fabien Cousteau Kleinman Center for Energy Policy Thu, Apr 21, 2022| 12 - 1:30pm Thursday Panel/Discussion, Webinar

Kleinman Center for Energy Policy (220 S., 34th St.)

Governing Net Zero Kleinman Center for Energy Policy Thu, Apr 21, 2022| 12 - 1:30pm Thursday Panel/Discussion, Webinar

Kleinman Center for Energy Policy (220 S. 34th St.)

Earth Week Alumni Panel Department of Earth and Environmental Science Undergraduate Advisory Board Thu, Apr 21, 2022| 12 - 1pm Thursday Panel/Discussion

The Golkin Room at Houston Hall (3417 Spruce Street)

Earth Week Data Jam: Visual Design Tactics for Data and Information Visualization Penn Libraries' Research Data and Digital Scholarship Thu, Apr 21, 2022| 1:30 - 3pm Thursday Networking

Collaborative Classroom Room 113 

The Art of Climate Resilience with Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner Perry World House Thu, Apr 21, 2022| 4 - 5pm Thursday Panel/Discussion, Webinar

Online

Earth Week Data Jam: Freeplay: Eco Gaming Showcase Penn Libraries' Research Data and Digital Scholarship Thu, Apr 21, 2022| 4 - 7pm Thursday Networking

Education Commons Open Space (233 S 33rd St)

Climate Leaders @ Penn Earth Week Happy Hour Climate Leaders @ Penn Thu, Apr 21, 2022| 5:30 - 8:30pm Thursday Networking

Triple Bottom Brewing (915 Spring Garden St.)

Plant-Forward Challenge: Offer (Plant-Based) Proteins Penn Dining Fri, Apr 22, 2022| 11am - 8pm Friday

1920 Commons, Hill House, King's Court English House, and Lauder House

How Trees Speak To Us: The Human-Tree Connection Morris Arboretum & Penn Alumni Fri, Apr 22, 2022| 12 - 1pm Friday Panel/Discussion, Webinar

Online

Earth Week Data Jam: Mapathon Penn Environmental Group Fri, Apr 22, 2022| 1 - 4pm Friday Networking

College Green

Climate Game: Create a resilience company by playing with your team! Graduate Advisory Board of MES/MSAG Fri, Apr 22, 2022| 1 - 2:30pm Friday Networking

IR124 Cafe 58, Irvine Auditorium (3401 Spruce St.)

Earth Day Community Service Tree-Planting & Clean-Up Penn Traditions Fri, Apr 22, 2022| 1 - 3pm Friday Volunteer

Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Center (700 Cobbs Creek Pkwy.)

Green Fest Penn Environmental Group Fri, Apr 22, 2022| 1 - 4pm Friday Networking

College Green

Student Documentary Screening - As a WHOLE: Stories from the Eastwick Community Penn Climate and Environmental Planning Group Fri, Apr 22, 2022| 5 - 7pm Friday Networking

Meyerson Conference Room, 2nd Floor, VPDLC

Earth Week Wissahickon/Schuykill Rivershed Cleanup Philly Water Department/SEAS/Green Team/Philly Canoe Club Sat, Apr 23, 2022| 9 - 11am Saturday Volunteer

Philly Canoe Club (210 S 34th St.)

Earth Week Wissahickon/Schuylkill Rivershed Cleanup Philly Water Department/SEAS Green Team/Philly Canoe Club Sat, Apr 23, 2022| 9:30am Saturday Volunteer

Philly Canoe Club (4900 Ridge Ave.)

Tree Planting UC Green Sat, Apr 23, 2022| 12 - 4pm Saturday Volunteer

Woodlands Cemetery (4000 Woodland Ave.)

Walk for Water Isla Urbana @ Penn Sun, Apr 24, 2022| 11am - 1pm Sunday Networking, Panel/Discussion

Shoemaker Green 

Earth Day Stories presented by Patchwork Patchwork Storytelling Guild Sun, Apr 24, 2022| 2 - 3:30pm Sunday Networking, Panel/Discussion

The Rotunda

Campus Ecology Tour Penn's University Landscape Architect & NatureRx Wed, Apr 27, 2022| 11am - 12pm Wednesday Tour

Ben Franklin Statue (Outside College Hall)