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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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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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January 1, 2018

The University of Pennsylvania campus in West Philadelphia is now officially recognized as an Level II arboretum by the ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program. ...Read more »

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