Articles by Nikki Seligman

05/13/10 8:02pm
Penn Business Services created PennMOVES three years ago in order to make Penn more sustainable by reducing student waste and providing a charitable contribution to the West Philadelphia community.
04/23/10 4:18am

New initiatives make Penn Relays more sustainable

The University has implemented new initiatives to “greenify” the Relays, which began Thursday and are continuing today and Saturday. Brochures and programs will use recyclable paper, and recycling bins have been placed in Franklin Field and in the Village and Concourse adjoining the stadium.
04/23/10 3:08am

Penn named one of the most sustainable universities

Penn is one of the most sustainable universities, according to The Princeton Review’s Guide to 286 Green Colleges and to the final results of its 2009-2010 College and University Green Power Challenge.
04/20/10 4:55am
The results for the 10-week Recycle Mania competition to enhance sustainable activities were released. The competing schools were judged on who could collect the largest amount of total recyclables, the least amount of trash per capita and have the highest recycling rate.
04/15/10 3:09am

Green Fund awards up to $50K for nine campus projects

The projects include green renovations to Addams Hall and Psi Upsilon (Castle) fraternity, energy measuring meter installations at the New Bolton Center and reduction of the carbon footprint at the Morris Arboretum.
04/12/10 2:36am

Vet School nears completion of $16M horse care clinic

The facility’s purpose is to provide better biosecurity and isolation for horses with infectious diseases.
04/07/10 3:43am

U. offers faculty, staff frequent eating cards

These cards will allow them to receive a free meal at the Shops at 1920 Commons and at Houston Market for every four meals they purchase there. A meal is allocated as the purchase of items that are valued above $7.
04/05/10 2:49am

New recycling program hopes to collect a million used pens

The initiative’s overall goal is to collect a million pens in order to donate $20,000 to the Green Fund.
04/01/10 2:51am
Three teams of Penn students competed in a three-hour cook-off as a part of Penn's first ever Top Chef competition.
03/30/10 5:16am
For the first time since their construction 40 years ago, Sansom Place East and Sansom Place West will begin to undergo major renovations this summer.
03/29/10 3:41am

Survey gauges students' opinions on dining

With the Student Voice survey, students have the opportunity to express their opinions about Penn Dining for the first time this year.
03/24/10 4:17am
Members of the Dean’s Advisory Board collaborated with Business Services to create a student competition for the College T-shirt design, which will be sold at the Penn Bookstore. College sophomore Hasbrouck Miller was announced as the winner Tuesday.
03/22/10 7:19am

Students seek system to improve recycling

On Saturday, Penn Environmental Group volunteers and Eco-Reps made an inventory of the recycling systems in each college house — an effort called Bin Blitz.
03/19/10 4:27am
Wharton junior Ankur Jain pitched the idea for the film based on the YouTube sensation, My New Haricut, a take on the "guido culture" of shows like Jersey Shore.
03/02/10 3:16am

New website encourages social networking for research

The new site is a social network “predominately designed for the purpose of promoting energy efficiency and sustainability,” T.C. Chan Center Director Ali Malkawi said.
02/26/10 12:35am
The designs for the Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology — which has been eight years in the making — were approved Thursday at the Facilities and Campus Planning Trustee Meeting.
02/24/10 10:41pm

Campus chefs celebrate soul food

In honor of Black History Month, Houston Market began creating “soul food recipes.” They are inspired by Patrick Clark, a famous black chef.
02/18/10 4:56am
Part of the 2010 RecycleMania efforts, Wednesday’s “Trash Talk” panel featured Penn and Philadelphia representatives speaking about sustainability efforts.
02/09/10 6:00am

UA discusses testing environments, NEC budget and text and e-mail communication

At the UA’s weekly meeting, the agenda included the passage of the Upgrading Academic Testing Environment Resolution, the acceptance of the Lunar New Year’s Contingency request, a discussion of the NEC’s budget and a project update for texting and e-mailing the UA.
02/08/10 6:39am

Junior Class Board names new VPEA

Wharton junior and Daily Pennsylvanian senior staff writer Kathy Wang has been elected to the position of Vice President of External Affairs by the 2011 Class Board.
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