Several Penn building projects and sustainability initiatives have been recognized over the past few months.
FRES has begun to highlight some of our outstanding staff members with profiles created by each individual, showcasing a little more about their role and accomplishments in our department, favorite places on campus, and what inspires them along the way to make an impact, be innovative, or engage...
Visit the University website for more news, announcements, and resources related to the Penn campus response to COVID-19. https://coronavirus.upenn.edu/ Please visit School and Center sites for specific building and re-occupancy guidance. Facilities Resumption FAQ's Below are answers to frequently...
University of Pennsylvania Signs Power Purchase Agreement with Community Energy for Largest Solar Project in PA For Release: April 13, 2020 Contact: Amanda Mott, Associate Director for News, University Communications, University of Pennsylvania, ammott@upenn.edu , (W) 215.898.1422 Jennifer Rizzi,...
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 , the Penn...
'Brick House,' a bronze sculpture by acclaimed artist Simone Leigh, was installed at 34th and Walnut streets in early November. Weighing close to 6,000 lbs., the piece depicts a Black woman’s head atop a form that suggests a skirt or perhaps a building. It is the first large-scale piece in the...
The 65,000 GSF Pennovation Lab Building is a rentable, multi-tenant laboratory and office building located within Pennovation Works. Focused toward companies that have outgrown their original space and are ready to expand, the Lab Building contains 2,000 SF modules that can be combined or...
To accommodate utility work, the south side of South Street, between Health Sciences and 33 rd will be closed through June 2021. Pedestrians should detour to the north side along the Franklin Field arcade. Note access to the Penn Museum Main entrance will be from the 33 rd Street end of the block,...
A list of media coverage in Penn publications and other news outlets. Visit FRES in the News 2020 for last year's stories. July 21, 2021 Developer buys former Horizon House HQ in University City, plans 18-story project Philadelphia Business Journal June 18, 2021 Penn's Brick House (pg.4) Pennoni...
For the twelfth year in a row, Penn has been named a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. The Tree Campus USA program recognizes college and university campuses that effectively manage their campus trees. To continually obtain this distinction, University of Pennsylvania has met the five...

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