Some University of Maryland students are working to create an online training program called GreenEdu that would teach incoming students about the university’s sustainability practices.
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The growing recognition of the variety of challenges faced by food-insecure students led to the launch of the Emergency Meal Fund. A partnership between the Student Government Association and Dining Services, the program offers 10 meals in any of the university’s three dining halls to students in crisis.
Academic and artistic partners The Phillips Collection and the University of Maryland (UMD) will present the International Forum in Washington on Saturday, November 10, 2018, 2–5 pm. A joint presentation with the University of Maryland, this year’s afternoon of dialogue will bring together leaders across disciplines to discuss the implications and meaning of "Nature + Art + Climate + Change."
Throughout history, location-specific climate, topography, hydrology, geophysical factors and biospheres have shaped — and sometimes threatened or destroyed — built environments worldwide.
The Environmental Finance Center (EFC) at the University of Maryland recently announced the eight municipalities that achieved Sustainable Maryland Certified status for 2018.
The Center for Global Sustainability is pleased to welcome Wei Ping to the CGS Forums of the Fall 2018 semester on Wednesday, October 24.
UMD Transportation Experts Awarded $1 Million DOE Grant to Reduce Transportation Energy Use and Emissions
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in September announced a $1 million grant to transportation experts at the University of Maryland to develop an online tool that will empower transportation officials to effectively fold energy use and emissions into decisions about transportation infrastructure.
The AgEnterprise Challenge promotes innovation and entrepreneurship in agriculture, natural resources, and environmental sustainability by offering awards to student teams for the best new business ideas.
School of Public Policy Joins Global Leaders in Call for Urgent Acceleration of Climate Adaptation Solutions
UMD School of Public Policy has joined global leaders in the call for urgent acceleration of climate adaptation solutions. Faculty members, Professor Anand Patwardhan and Rosina Bierbaum will serve as research partners to the Global Commission on Adaptation. The comission will be overseen by former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Bill Gates, and World Bank CEO, Kristalina Georgieva.
Join CGS and Nathan Hultman, the Director of the Center for Global Sustainability (CGS) and Associate Professor at the School of Public Policy, as he leads a discussion with the UMD community on key findings and potential impacts of America’s Pledge latest report, "Fulfilling America's Pledge".
Join Bahai Chair for "The Future of Humanity: The Challenge of Global Peace and Security" conference on Tuesday, 10/16 & Wednesday, 10/17 at The Stamp.
Aware of his role in a chain of events that threaten the health of the Chesapeake Bay and communities that rely on it, farmer Samuel Owings designed and installed a series of cascading pools that trap stormwater—and the nutrients it carries—on his land. Researchers from the A. James Clark School of Engineering have assessed his system and discovered it could be an important strategy to promote a healthy bay alongside successful farms.