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The Million Dollar Bike Ride will take place on Saturday, May 7th. The ride will start and end at the intersection of 31st and Chestnut Streets. The 100 block of 31st Street will be closed to vehicular traffic between 6:00am and 8:00am. The intersection of 33rd and Chestnut Street will be a...
The University of Pennsylvania’s Division of Facilities and Real Estate Services oversees and maintains the University’s physical infrastructure, while working closely with Penn Schools, Centers, Health System, and city, state and government agencies towards the goals in the Penn Compact and the...
Spruce Street will be CLOSED between 34th and 40th Streets on Tuesday, May 10th and Wednesday, May 11th between 7:00am-8:00pm for student move-out. Emergency vehicles and hospital patient transport vehicles will be permitted access. Access will be provided to the Ryan Vet Hospital. No taxi cabs...
University research labs are known to use a great deal of energy to support research and use large electronic equipment. Lab managers often are looking for ways to reduce energy consumption, and a new program through Penn’s Division of Facilities & Real Estate Services may help these...
Beginning Monday, April 18, and lasting for approximately 3 weeks, there will be a sidewalk closure of the 200 block of S. 38th Street, west side (from Locust Walk to Walnut Street). The area will be "No Parking" and will be blocked; pedestrians will need to cross to the east side of 38th Street at...
Over the last decade, the University of Pennsylvania campus has been transformed. That transformation honors Penn’s history while creating a vibrant and innovative urban university for the 21st century and beyond.
A list of media coverage in Penn publications and other news outlets. April 7, 2016 Penn Current Express Penn’s verdant campus celebrated during month of April March/April 2016 The Pennsylvania Gazette $80 Million to Restore Hill’s “Wow!” March 24, 2016 Penn Current Express Growing Penn Park...
2015 will be Penn’s 7 th straight year of recognition as a Tree Campus USA . This consistent recognition from the Arbor Day Foundation affirms Penn’s commitment to campus tree management, foster healthy urban forests, community outreach, and our engagement of the student population in these...
Conversations around bicycles at Penn gained ground a few years ago, with a call for a new cross-University committee to refresh the University’s bike policy. FRES has been participating in this committee, along with the Business Services Division, the Division of Public Safety, the Student Health...
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...

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