Imagine having a suit with electronics woven into the fabric so that you can wear your watch on your sleeve. A solar-powered tent that allows you to charge your phone on camping trips. A chemical that could make oil spills in the ocean dissolve with no harm to the fish below.
News & Events
Applications for the 2017-2018 academic year are currently open. Applications are due July 16, 2017 by 11:59 p.m. Students may apply to multiple opportunities.
Earlier this Spring, the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources, hosted its first-ever "Ag Innovation to Commercialization (AgI2C) Undergraduate Competition."
To enter, create and submit a one-minute video describing your "genius" idea and the solution it provides to the Chasing Genius community. Four winners will receive $25,000 each to take their ideas further.
Join Beyond the Classroom for a special screening of the documentary, "From the Ashes" on Tuesday, June 20 from Noon-2pm at South Campus Commons.
UMD School of Public Health leaders weigh in on United States withdraw from the Paris climate accord.
University of Maryland has united with over 1,000 leaders from across the country to reaffirm its continued support of climate action by joining the “We Are Still In” coalition.
If you are between the ages of 18 and 30, the United Nations wants to hear about the inspiring actions you are taking to combat climate change in a compelling and concise maximum three minute video. You could win a trip to COP 23 in Germany.
Alternative Weekends provide shorter immersion opportunities where students can connect with social issues and community partners in our region.
University of Maryland leaders, along with College Park and other local officials, have reaffirmed their support of the Paris climate agreement after President Trump announced Thursday his withdrawal from the accord.
Former and current colleagues, local and state dignitaries, family and friends packed the Institute of Marine & Environmental Technology on Thursday, June 1, to celebrate 27 years of environmental leadership of outgoing University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science President Don Boesch.
University of Maryland has joined over 1,000 U.S. businesses, investors, states, cities, and universities pledging to help the U.S. deliver on its international climate commitments.