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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...
Public Safety has been notified of the following street closures due to crane work on Curie Blvd: Curie Blvd - closed on Friday, January 29th between University Avenue and East Service Drive from 9am-4pm; at 4pm, Curie Blvd will reopen between Osler Circle and University Avenue and will remain...
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. January 8, 2016 Philadelphia Inquirer Changing Skyline: Turning Richards Labs into the Building Louis Kahn Wanted it to be. January 7, 2016 Penn News Today Careful Construction
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 University of Pennsylvania has earned 2014 Tree Campus USA® designation, awarded by the Arbor Day Foundation. This marks the 6 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...
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...
University Square -- For a complete list of retailers, visit ucnet.com/universitysquare This destination district includes more than 100 business, cultural and recreational venues, and public spaces in and around Penn's campus, along the tree-lined blocks of Chestnut, Walnut, and Spruce Streets...
The news spread quickly about the Capital Project Information Session for Minority- and Women-Owned Business Sub-Contractors in the Construction Industry hosted by FRES, Penn Medicine, and the Office of Government and Community Affairs on April 7. Attendance topped 175 and the event was covered by...
University of Pennsylvania was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a 2014-2015 Individual Conference Champion of the College & University Green Power Challenge for using more green power than any other school in the Ivy League. Since April 2006, EPA’s Green Power...

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