Facilities and Real Estate

A second life for leaves

Taking a scientific approach to managing campus land, Facilities and Real Estate Services is partnering with soil scientists and ecologists to study how mulching plots with leaves fares for soil health and biodiversity.

Katherine Unger Baillie

Skating on fresh ice

The University and Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation celebrated the reopening of the newly refurbished Penn Ice Rink on Oct. 25.

Amanda Mott

A road map for climate action and sustainability

Ten years after releasing its original Climate Action Plan, the University of Pennsylvania has launched the Climate & Sustainability Action Plan 3.0, outlining Penn’s goals for improved environmental performance from 2019 to 2024.

Amanda Mott

Lauder College House named

The new name was revealed at a ceremony celebrating the house’s first cohort of fourth-year residents, along with incoming Class of 2023 and second- and third-year residents.

Amanda Mott



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Video: New Home Sales Growth Concentrated in More Affordable South

The Wharton School’s Susan Wachter spoke about changes in the real estate market. “All the growth in housing new sales is in the South, where housing is affordable,” said Wachter.

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