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April 13, 2015

The practice of composting is growing on Penn’s campus. Post-consumer food waste is collected in Houston Hall, for example, and this type of composting is also part of some offices’...Read more »

April 13, 2015

A renovation of the first and second floors of Vance Hall has received LEED for Commercial Interiors Silver Certification. This building, located at 3733 Spruce Street, was constructed in 1972...Read more »

April 13, 2015

The Morris Arboretum’s permeable parking lot is being renewed and rededicated after 25 years of service.  The original parking lot used innovative and, for its time, unique construction techniques to...Read more »

April 13, 2015

Penn’s Green Living certification program recognizes students for their individual efforts to live a sustainable lifestyle, awarding Gold, Silver, and Bronze level certifications and rewards from neighborhood restaurants such as...Read more »

April 13, 2015

At the close of Dr. Bethany Wiggin’s spring 2013 course, Utopian Visions, students wanted to know what she was going to do for an encore.  Dr. Wiggin, Associate Professor of...Read more »

April 13, 2015

As part of its goals under Climate Action Plan 2.0, the Office of Sustainability has been meeting with faculty members to expand the opportunities for teaching, learning, and researching sustainability. ...Read more »

April 13, 2015

The Faculty & Staff Eco-Rep Program is taking on a new management structure. The group has grown since its creation in 2010, both in size and capabilities. To better meet...Read more »

April 13, 2015

The airwaves in Philadelphia buzzed on Sunday, February 8 with the voices of Penn’s sustainability leadership.  University Architect David Hollenberg and Dan Garofalo, Penn’s Sustainability Director, were guests on The...Read more »

April 13, 2015

Penn’s Division of Human Resources has announced the 2015 Models of Excellence Program Award winners, an initiative introduced in 1999 to recognize notable staff member accomplishments at Penn that reflect...Read more »

March 25, 2015

The Penn Program in Environmental Humanities presents a series of events exploring what we mean by nature in the age of the human, the Anthropocene, on April 10. Register to attend.Read more »

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