News & Events

June 30, 2021

UMD Symposium on Environmental Justice & Health Disparities

The 7th UMD Symposium on Environmental Justice & Health Disparities (#UMDejsymposium2021) will convene numerous community members, nonprofit organizers, and researchers for an in-depth examination of ongoing environmental justice and health disparity issues affecting the DC-Maryland-Virginia region.

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April 22, 2021

UMD to Accelerate Carbon Neutrality Goal to 2025

President Pines announced the University of Maryland will accelerate its Climate Action Plan goal to become a Net-Zero Carbon Neutral campus within the next four years. Through a combination of sustainability measures and the strategic purchase of carbon credits, UMD will reach this goal by Earth Day in 2025. He also announced plans to replace our university-owned fleet - over 1,070 fossil-fuel vehicles - with an all-electric fleet by 2035.

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February 5, 2021

Sustainability at UMD Lecture Series

The Sustainable Tuesdays Lecture series is back featuring an array of guest speakers discussing sustainability on campus. This series is offered during Spring 2021 as part of the ARCH 289i course called ‘Sustainability at the University of Maryland, College Park’ and is co-sponsored by the UMD Office of Sustainability.

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