With the help of a University Sustainability Fund grant, students, faculty and staff can now reap the benefits of a vertical garden installed last week on the ground-floor patio inside the Adele H. Stamp Student Union-Center for Student Life.
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A UMD researcher from the Department of Biology is urging government agencies and scientists to make immediate investments in specialized snow data that can improve wildlife ecology and management in the Arctic.
Tim Knight, director of the Environment, Technology and the Economy (ETE) Scholars program at the University of Maryland gives insight into what the ETE program is about, why students would benefit from ETE even if they're not majoring in environmental sciences or environmental policy, and how ETE helps students navigate their professional lives.
Even though talk of a “Green New Deal” is getting louder in Congress, the odds of major federal climate legislation passing in the next two years remain extremely low.
On Wednesday, February 13, join the Do Good Accelerator and the Center for Global Sustainability for this month's Lunch With Leaders featuring Green America.
The annual 8-week competition challenges colleges and universities across the United States and Canada to collect the most recyclable materials. For 2019, the UMD campaign theme is "Know Before You Throw."
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. Run as a seminar series, it engages graduate students and faculty to present research in-progress and prepare collaborative projects. In Spring 2019, the workshop will be held once a month on Wednesdays at 10:30-12 in the Seminar room in 1101 Art-Sociology.
Sustainable Tuesdays return starting Tuesday, February 5 featuring an array of sustainability expert guest speakers from campus and the state of Maryland.
Join the Center for Global Sustainability on Wednesday, 2/6 for their first forum of the new year featuring Miranda Peterson, Research Associate for Energy and Environment Policy at the Center for American Progress.
Join Transportation Services for a Rideshare Pool Party in February and March to learn how you can save money on your commute. Registration in advance is recommended.
Students, learn about important social issues while engaging in meaningful service, apply to be part of Terps for Change this upcoming semester.
While National Geographic magazine is renowned for its respect of world cultures and ecosystems, Hans Wegner ’70 spent his career ensuring that the company’s operations were also gentle on the planet.