NPR highlights UMD becoming the first university to sign the Cool Food Pledge, an oath to create and serve more climate-friendly foods.
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You can now buy and sell lightly-used clothing at Uptown Cheapskate in College Park! The thrift store — located below Monument Village apartments on Route 1 — had its grand opening Sept. 26 to a line of waiting customers snaked around the sidewalk outside.
Join University of Maryland Dining Services and many of your friends from the SustainableUMD network for the 5th Annual Harvest Festival "Pumpkin-palooza" on Thursday, October 2.
UMD's student chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects takes part each year in the national organization’s annual Park(ing) Day, in which friends, neighbors and community groups come together to turn metered parking spaces into tiny oases of relaxation amid urban hustle and bustle.
During the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources' second annual Cornerstone Event, AGNR will build partnerships around the college's strategic initiative, Ensure a Clean and Healthy Chesapeake Bay.
Since 2011, the University Sustainability Fund has provided funding for proposals that promote environmental sustainability and enhance the student experience at UMD. Applications are now open for the $300,000 in grants available this year.
A new app developed by UMD researchers can help you cash in on a quicker, more efficient and environmentally friendly commute.
The Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Utilities, Dan Jørgensen, is leading this effort and he will visit University of Maryland on September 19th to deliver a keynote speech on climate change leadership, followed by a conversation with Dean Robert C. Orr.
"Terps vs. Pros: Sustainable Food Challenge" is back! This College of Agriculture & Natural Resources project was funded by a Sustainability Fund grant that provides students with creative solutions to improving food security in the student community.
There are lots of opportunities this semester to get involved with the Arboretum & Botanical Garden! Sign-up to go on a Walk with an Arborist, lend a hand at the Community Learning Garden or volunteer for a service event!
The Terp Transportation Fair will take Tuesday, September 24 at Hornbake Plaza from 10:30am-2:30pm. Event highlights include VeoRide safety demos and the Bicycle Recycle refurbished bike sale. DOTS staff will be available to answer your questions related to parking, Shuttle-UM, Smart Commute and BikeUMD.
The summer edition of Momentum from the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources features stories about how the college is helping to ensure a clean and healthy Chesapeake Bay by helping farmers navigate the tides of saltwater intrusion, and a revolution in management of green space and stormwater practices by residents in Baltimore City.