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Amanda Mott manages media relations related to the Office of the Executive Vice President which includes facilities and real estate, Penn’s Climate Action Plan, student financial services, business services, campus housing and dining, and the endowment. In addition, she covers Commencement and Penn Global including Perry World House, the Penn Wharton China Center, and the Penn Biden Center.
As the world’s largest democracy and second most populous country, India is a burgeoning economic power. Yet the country’s historic macroeconomic instability, contentious political climate, and overtaxed infrastructure all point to the urgent need for innovation.
The Green Campus Partnership at the University of Pennsylvania is looking to score a zero in support of the Red and Blue at this year’s QuakerFest. The group’s aim is to make the traditional alumni tailgate held before the Homecoming football game a “zero-waste” event to score big gains for environmental sustainability.
At a black-tie gala on Friday, Nov. 8, the University of Pennsylvania will honor distinguished alumni and alumni groups who, through their accomplishments or continued involvement, have brought honor and prestige to Penn.
Proposals for fall 2013 Green Fund grants through the University of Pennsylvania’s Green Campus Partnership are due by 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31, Green Fund grants support innovative green projects and ideas from students, faculty and staff.
WHAT: The Penn Institute for Urban Research and Penn’s executive vice president will host a conversation about University of Pennsylvania-led economic and community development.
This fall, Penn has expanded its menu of campus dining options, adding new facilities to its retail footprint, both off campus and on. HipCityVeg recently opened at 214 S. 40th St., and HubBub Coffee, at 3736 Spruce St., is scheduled to open on Monday, Oct. 21, at 7 a.m.
On a peerless fall Saturday, 32 of the University of Pennsylvania’s student Eco Reps took up rakes, shovels and shears to aide Bartram’s Garden in Southwest Philadelphia.
With 6,700 University of Pennsylvania students residing on campus, reaching them with the message to live a more sustainable lifestyle has great potential for ecological impact. To engage this population, Penn’s Green Campus Partnership has launched the Green Living Certification program as part of its continued commitment to build a culture of sustainability throughout all parts of University life.
Golkin Hall, the newest addition to the four-building University of Pennsylvania Law School campus, has been awarded LEED Gold status for new construction by the U.S.
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Heading to college for the first time can be an anxious time. Beyond the hard work of packing and moving to campus, nerves can be frazzled. For some, it is the first time they’ll be living away from home. There are the emotional goodbyes, roommates meeting for the first time and a whole new campus to navigate.