News & Events

April 26, 2018

Dispatches from the Frontline: Climate Change and its Hurricanes from Hell

Angela Burnett will be visiting the University of Maryland on April 30 from her home country of the British Virgin Islands, where she has served with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour as the Climate Change Officer since 2008. She survived Hurricane Irma in Fall 2017, and has written and published The Irma Diaries, which shares survivor stories of the hurricane as a way to motivate transformational climate research and action.

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April 24, 2018

2018 Environmental Justice and Health Disparities Symposium

The 4th Community Engagement, Environmental Justice, and Health (CEEJH) 2018 Environmental Justice and Health Disparities Symposium will convene numerous regional legislators, nonprofit organizations, and researchers for an in-depth examination of environmental justice and health disparities issues affecting our region.

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April 18, 2018

Sustainability Engineering Day

Join the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute for Sustainability Engineering Day on Monday, April 23 at Clark Hall for a day of engaging speakers and poster sessions.

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April 11, 2018

UMD Students Aim to Change Recycling as We Know It

Recycling and compost bins can be found throughout campus at the University of Maryland. Despite the university’s efforts to reduce waste, much of the materials collected in these bins ends up in a landfill because people do not know how to properly sort their trash.

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April 10, 2018

Do Good Accelerator Inspires Social Action

The Do Good Institute holds monthly “Do Good Accelerators” which allow speakers from local organizations to lead discussions open to the UMD community about the issue(s) they are working towards changing.

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April 10, 2018

UMD Named a Tree Campus USA for 10th Consecutive Year

University of Maryland was honored with the 2017 Tree Campus USA recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to promoting healthy trees and environmental stewardship . This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Tree Campus designation, with UMD making the list each year.

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