A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine offers guidance to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to inform the next revision of a permit program that requires industries to manage stormwater to minimize discharges of pollutants to the environment.
News & Events
The Student Sustainability Committee is hosting Dr. Sacoby Wilson from the School of Public Health to speak about environmental justice on Thursday, February 28 at 6:30pm in the Student Involvement Suite of The Stamp!
The Do Good Accelerator combines Do Good Institute teaching space with areas for student teams to develop ventures and projects aimed both at tackling societal problems and building successful companies and nonprofits.
Broad-scale look at U.S. agriculture finds midwest vulnerable due to industry changes and rising temperatures.
The Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center has been nominated for a USGBC Maryland Wintergreen Leadership Award.
The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR), the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, and Academy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship are partnering to host the third annual AgEnterprise Challenge on Wednesday, February 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. in 1224 Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center.
Environmentalism in the black community has historically bridged the connection between health and the environment.
UMD Researchers Seek to Improve Bay Health and Social Justice with Best Practices in Urban Stormwater Management
UMD researchers with backgrounds in ecology, landscape architecture, environmental justice, and bioengineering are coming together to examine all sides of a complex issue - urban stormwater management.
The Do Good Institute will be hosting the inaugural Do Good Social Impact Summit to provide you with the tools necessary to further your impact. The Social Impact Summit will include skills-based workshop, networking opportunities, community building activities, and dinner! Mark your calendars for 3:00PM on Friday, March 1 in the Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center.
A new first-ever statewide survey shows that Marylanders have many connections to agriculture and hold highly favorable views toward farming operators in the state.
Olivia Dent's daily commute was leaving her frazzled and exhausted. Her drive between the university and her home in Columbia could take as long as two hours. After rethinking her ride, she began taking the MARC Train to College Park, and then the Shuttle-UM 104 College Park Metro route to campus.
Did you know that the entire University of Maryland campus is an arboretum? Enjoy an early morning walk around some of the highlights of our gardens and grounds with Outreach Coordinator and Certified Arborist Meg Smolinski.