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Penn College Green
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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March 27, 2018

Bike to Work Day will take place on Friday, May 18! Stop by the Penn Museum (3260 South Street, near the Indego Bike Station) from 7:30-9:30am for snacks, drinks, and...Read more »

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February 26, 2018

Progress to-date on the 2014 University-wide Climate Action Plan 2.0 environmental goals.

Carbon emissions, academic course selection, and the amount of waste sent to landfills are areas of significant achievement...Read more »

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February 13, 2018

The Penn Program in Environmental Humanities (PPEH) at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for ten-week Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships. We seek to build a vibrant cohort of six Summer Fellows...Read more »

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December 22, 2017

As a reminder, the Tax Year 2017 Claim Period for the Penn Bike Commuter Expense Reimbursement Program is now open and continues through February 28.  Program eligibility forms and instructional guides are available to assist bike commuters.Read more »

December 6, 2017

The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors (US Citizens, US Nationals, and Permanent Residents) dedicated to leadership and public service in two areas: students from any ethnic background interested in conservation and environmental issues from any political perspective, and American Indians and Alaska Natives pursuing health-related careers or working on Tribal Policy.Read more »

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November 10, 2017

The Penn Community continued to reduce, reuse, and recycle in this year’s ReThink Your Footprint awareness campaign. During this one-week period, Oct. 16-20, an assortment of initiatives and events took place to raise...Read more »

October 17, 2017

Office Depot recently announced their awards recognizing public- and private-sector companies across the nation for their leadership in green purchasing. The University of Pennsylvania was one of only four educational...Read more »

October 16, 2017

Green Living Certification provides Penn students who live on- and off-campus the opportunity to reflect on their environmental impact, and rewards students for green behaviors and actions. Earn your Bronze,...Read more »

October 16, 2017

Members of the Penn Community with ideas to improve the University’s environmental performance and reduce campus emissions can seek financial support for their ideas from Penn’s Green Fund. Since 2009,...Read more »

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