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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...
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...
A list of media coverage in Penn publications and other news outlets.
Several Penn building projects and sustainability initiatives have been recognized over the past few months.
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.
Check out the retail establishments that have opened on Penn's campus... The popular Philly Pretzel Factory has moved into 3734 Spruce Street, along with Philly is Nuts! featuring bulk candy, chocolate, nuts, and dried fruit. Philly Pretzel Factory customers can enjoy the usual array of fresh-baked...
The University of Pennsylvania (“Penn”) and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (“Wharton”) today announced the opening of the Penn Wharton China Center (“PWCC”) in Beijing, China. The Center is an important expansion of Penn’s engagement with China, which began in 1896 when the...
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&...

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