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 »

March 27, 2018

Thanks to all who participated in the 2018 Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 18 at the Penn Museum.


This year, Bike to Work Day at Penn included:

Smith Walk at UPenn
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 »

tabling during rethink your footprint
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 »


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