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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.
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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...
The University of Pennsylvania has earned 2013 Tree Campus USA® designation, awarded by the Arbor Day Foundation. This marks the 5 th year in a row that Penn has received this designation. Tree Campus USA® is a national program created in 2008 to honor colleges and universities for effective campus...
UPDATE: 12/12/14 The south sidewalk of Walnut Street, between 37th Street and Huntsman Hall, has been closed to pedestrian traffic due to underground utilities repair. Pedestrians are directed into an adjacent concrete barrier walkway established within the vehicular parking lane normally found in...
Several Penn building projects and sustainability initiatives have been recognized over the past few months.