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The University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia has finished in first place in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s nationwide College and University Green Power Challenge in news released in January 2015. EPA began its Green Power Challenge for higher education institutions in 2006, and...
Chem ‘73, the 1973 Wing of the Chemistry Laboratories in Penn’s School of Arts & Sciences, is the first building in which a comprehensive mechanical and lighting systems renovation under Penn’s Century Bond program has been completed.
The design development for the new Pennovation Center has received approval from the University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees. This 58,000-square-foot, three-story facility is located in the heart of the Pennovation Works, Penn’s 23-acre site along the southern bank of the Schuylkill River and...
A list of media coverage in Penn publications and other news outlets.
Please be aware of expected congestion in the University City area near the Palestra due to the funeral of Police Officer Robert Wilson III: Expect delays and sporadic closures east of 34th Street between Market and South Streets on Saturday, March 14th between 6am and 1pm. Police will be on site...
Several Penn building projects and sustainability initiatives have been recognized over the past few months.
Check out the retail establishments that have opened on Penn's campus... United By Blue Coffeehouse and Clothier (3421 Walnut Street) is a Philadelphia-based outdoor lifestyle brand, focused on sustainability. For every product sold, UBB removes one pound of trash from our world's oceans and...
On Thursday, October 23, staff of the University’s Facilities & Real Estate Services Division and the Philadelphia Orchard Project invite Penn students, staff, faculty and friends to help get the new orchard into the ground. A planting workshop at 1 PM will be followed by a working event where trained Penn and POP staff and volunteers will dig holes and plant the trees and bushes.
FRES Receives Industry Effective and Innovative Practices Award. The University of Pennsylvania Division of Facilities & Real Estate Services has been awarded the 2014 APPA Effective & Innovative Practices Award for “Innovation using Lean Processes at the University of Pennsylvania’s O&...
On May 14, 2014, with fireworks, a 50-foot banner and a dramatic unveiling in which partner logos were unearthed at the project site at 30th and Walnut Streets, more than 200 dignitaries and guests gathered to mark the groundbreaking of FMC Tower at Cira Centre® South – the final phase in the...

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