University of Maryland researchers will lead a five-year, $10 million project funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture to help farmers in the Corn Belt navigate efficient water and nutrient use in order to increase crop production.
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Revolutionize the Commute: build an electric-powered bike, no more than 30 kilograms in weight, that can travel 125 miles on a single charge
The challenge was straightforward and ambitious: build an electric-powered bike, no more than 30 kilograms in weight, that can travel 125 miles on a single charge.
Predicting COVID-19 Outbreaks - UMCP, UMB Researchers Race to Uncover Climate, Human Factors Behind Virus’ Spread
UMCP, UMB Researchers Race to Uncover Climate, Human Factors Behind Virus’ Spread
A Dose of Nature - New Study Finds Even Short Times Outdoors Have Therapeutic Effect on Mental Health
New Study Finds Even Short Times Outdoors Have Therapeutic Effect on Mental Health
We’re excited that the University of Maryland School of Public Health's proposal, "Ensuring Food Security and Climate Resilience through a Food-Energy-Water Solution," is in the running to receive $100 million in the MacArthur Foundation’s #100andChange competition!
Student Business Turns Homely Fruit Into Chuggable Nectars
The Office of Community Engagement is seeking volunteers to serve as team leaders or environmental ambassadors on Good Neighbor Day, the annual community day of service in College Park to beautify shared spaces and engage in sustainable practices. The ninth annual Good Neighbor Day will take place on Saturday, April 4. The 2020 event is projecting more than 1,000 volunteers for nearly 25 service projects throughout Greater College Park. This year, projects will include community cleanups, tree planting at Lake Artemesia, invasive species removal at parks, meal packing with Terps Against Hunger, landscape enhancement at local elementary schools, and more! Team leaders assist by leading a group of volunteers in completing a service project. Environmental ambassadors contribute their interest in environmental stewardship by informing volunteers and acting as educational liaisons. Interested volunteers can apply by Feb. 28. General volunteer registration opens on Feb. 24. Event information and registration are available at goodneighborday.umd.edu. Good Neighbor Day is a partnership between the University of Maryland, the city of College Park and the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission.
Former Secretary of Energy, Ernest Moniz, will discuss regional clean energy innovation in the US, how Maryland ranks among the states, and what that means for our clean energy future.
Co-Sponsored by the UMD Office of Sustainability and the UMD School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, the Sustainable Tuesday presentation series offers opportunities for the university community to learn about sustainability on the UMD campus.
The University of Maryland has achieved a key milestone on the path to carbon neutrality: a 50% overall reduction in greenhouse gas emissions between 2005 and 2018. This accomplishment comes more than one year ahead of the 2020 Climate Action Plan goal.
5 steps to conserve, before you leave your residences, offices, classrooms, and common areas for winter break.
The UMD Arboretum was named the Professional Grounds Management Society’s (PGMS) 2019 Green Star Grand Award recipient for excellence in grounds management for an urban university! The PGMS Green Star Grand Award is the highest recognition for excellence of landscape management practices in the country.