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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...
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 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...
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...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 and Wednesday, May 13, 2015, Spruce Street will be CLOSED to traffic from 34th through 40th Streets, in both directions, between 8:00 am - 8:00 pm. UPPD officers will be on site to assist with traffic flow. Emergency vehicles and hospital patient transport vehicles will be...
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...
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.
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...

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