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.
News & Events
The Workshop on Society and the Environment provides a meeting space for faculty and students in Sociology, BSOS, and around the university with common interests.
Applications are open for the student Sustainability Fund Review Committee.
During every Terps home game, attendees are encouraged to lower their carbon footprint by tossing their recyclable and compostable items in the proper bins in the stadium concourse.
Through a partnership with the University of Maryland and cities of College Park and University Park, the mobility-share company VeoRide is installing 24 stations throughout the community offering 150 e-bikes, 70 pedal bikes and 70 e-scooters.
The processor of UMD's recyclable material is no longer accepting glass. Please do not dispose any glass products in campus recycling bins—all glass products should be disposed in the trash/landfill waste bins.
Join the SustainableUMD Outreach Ambassadors to gain skills and experience in raising awareness and mobilizing action to protect our environment.
UMD becomes the first university on the planet to join the Cool Food Pledge, an initiative to fight climate change and bring more sustainable food to dining halls, campus cafes and event catering.
Stay connected at UMD with the DOTS Fall 2019 Transit Guide.
UMD Dining Services launched several initiatives to reduce plastic waste and create an Ocean Friendly Campus.
The Center for Global Sustainability (UMD) at the University of Maryland and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), launched new research in Nature Climate Change quantifying potential opportunities for emissions reductions from improvements to global power transmission and distribution.
With climate change expected to increasingly have an impact on child nutrition, new research led by University of Maryland geographers pinpoints areas of the globe where children could face the biggest risk from events like severe drought or periods of extreme rainfall.