Join the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources for a celebration and examination of research in food and nutritional safety and security. Featuring a keynote from Dr. Gebisa Ejeta, the 2009 World Food Prize winner, this day-long event will provide opportunities to build partnerships and foster innovation.
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The newly renovated Applause Café in the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center has a student-designed final touch. Sleek new seating areas, installed at the start of the semester, were designed in a Fall 2016 class by 10 graduate students in UMD’s School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. The furniture is made of Plyboo, a sustainable material that is like plywood but uses bamboo.
Off the coast of Maryland and Delaware, two companies are posed to begin construction on the largest offshore wind energy project in the United States. Please join the Environmental Science and Policy Program as renowned panelists discuss the history behind this 2.1 billion dollar project, how it will affect our environment and the Maryland beach experience. All members of the campus community are invited to attend.
New research from the University of Maryland Department of Geographical Sciences reveals that more than a quarter of the forests lost around the world in the last 15 years are gone for good. Without significant changes to land management policies and corporate supply chains, the rate of commodity-driven deforestation is not likely to decline in the future.
The Center for Global Sustainability and the University of Maryland’s Harrison Program in the Department of Government and Politics, is pleased to welcome Michael R. Davidson to the first CGS Forum of the Fall 2018 semester.
Join the Center for Social Value Creation for a facilitated discussion and Q&A on the topic of "Leading Change in a Corporate Ecosystem" with Unilever, Tata, and PwC – founding members of the new Coalition for Better Business at Smith.
Actions by states, cities, businesses and universities have put the United States two-thirds of the way to its original commitment in the Paris climate agreement, according to the recently released "Fulfilling America's Pledge" report. The UMD Center for Global Sustainability was a key contributor to the report.
Michael Carmichael became University of Maryland’s first Stormwater Management and Maintenance Inspector five years ago. He is featured in our “Sustainability Seven” because of his dedication to helping make UMD a more sustainable campus through better stormwater management practices.
As the research lead for the University Climate Change Coalition (UC3), the University of Maryland is committed to making our network a force for concerted community action--preparing each of our regions to withstand the growing challenges ahead.
Dining Services invites you to the 4th Annual Harvest Festival at all of the three campus dining halls on Wednesday, September 26 from 5-8pm. Each dining hall will feature a local food dinner, music, activities, information tables, and more!
A new University of Maryland-led study published in Science shows that wind and solar farms in the Sahara would lead to a doubling of rainfall in the earth’s largest hot desert, potentially opening large expanses to agriculture.
Soaring with Opportunity, the UMD Bald Eagle Research Program has Helped Revitalize the Population and Remove Bald Eagles from the Endangered Species List.