Articles by William Kuster

04/27/22 2:13am
Earth Week was held from April 18 to April 22.
04/21/22 10:35pm
FFP's demands include Penn's public condemnation of the fossil fuel industry, defunding the University's Police Department, and banning oil and gas companies from job recruitment programming.
03/30/22 12:16am
Student Sustainability Association at Penn hopes that by shifting the focus of their work, they will be able to bring more students into the fight against climate change.
03/29/22 10:42pm
Mann is the first appointment made for Penn’s Energy and Sustainability Initiative, which will provide resources to 10 faculty members working in key climate areas.
03/17/22 1:51am
Eighteen years after Gutmann’s inauguration, The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down to speak with 29 former and current leaders of the Penn community — including Gutmann herself — to chronicle the former president’s legacy through the lens of her original aspirations.
02/07/22 1:17am
PSG leaders said that they will be expanding on some of the group's prior initiatives and also working to establish a relationship with incoming Penn President M. Elizabeth Magill, improve COVID-19 accommodations, and expand club opportunities.
01/25/22 2:09am
The investigation led to extensive national media coverage and strong reactions from the University community, drawing attention to what it means to qualify as a first-generation, low-income student in higher education.
12/09/21 7:03pm
Penn's climate-related initiatives ranged from its commitment to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 to its second annual Climate Week, and most recently, its decision to halt new investments in fossil fuels.
12/07/21 4:17am
This year’s report, released on Nov. 8, tracks progress made during the 2021 fiscal year towards the goals set in the University's third Climate Action Plan, which was released in 2019.
11/09/21 1:24am
Penn administrators announced late last week that the University will halt commitments to private equity vehicles dedicated to investments in fossil fuel production.
10/22/21 12:46am
A Faculty Senate committee, which has an advisory role for Penn administration, released a resolution in an effort to raise more awareness to climate-related issues among faculty and University departments.
09/30/21 11:47pm
Sustainability Director Nina Morris said a significant part of Climate Week programming was virtual to ensure that it reached beyond the University, and created a ripple effect throughout the Philadelphia community and in higher education as a whole.
09/14/21 12:02am
Penn experts on climate action, some of whom contributed to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, are emphasizing the urgency of climate action and reaching net-zero carbon emissions.
08/24/21 9:04pm
Some Penn professors hope Gutmann can repair U.S.-Germany relations as Germany will be going through a transition period after their federal election next month. 
04/26/21 1:26am
The event was part of Penn Climate Venture's mission to  encourage climate careers by extending climate programming to students through opportunities working in energy and entrepreneurship, and to improve campus sustainability. 
04/19/21 12:57am
Davis is among 184 artists, writers, scholars, and scientists to receive the fellowship this year, out of a pool of nearly 3,000 applicants from the United States and Canada.
04/15/21 2:19am
In response to the pandemic, this year's challenge features recommendations for activities that can be performed socially distanced in nature. 
03/19/21 12:50am
The Consortium offers free COVID-19 vaccines to Philadelphians who are eligible under Phase 1B of vaccine distribution and live in the hardest-hit zip codes. 
02/22/21 1:07am
The clinic was open to people in phase 1b of vaccine distribution who live in zip codes the organization identified as "hardest hit" by COVID-19, including zip code 19104 where Penn is located.
11/05/20 1:24am
The study found that while people tend to read from narrower sources on desktop computers, mobile phones diversify the sources readers access.
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