The Center for Young Children's commitment to teaching children to take care of the environment culminated in earning three major awards this year including Green Office platinum certification.
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Ion Storage Systems (ISS), an energy spin-off company from the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute at the University of Maryland, obtained $8 million in venture funding to commercialize a smaller, lighter, safer battery for consumer electronics. The start-up will hire 20 new employees in College Park, Maryland.
Dr. Ray Weil and Kate Tully from the University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources are working with Debre Berhan University in Ethiopia to learn from one another and to improve the soil and agriculture for Africa and the world.
"The Clean Energy Jobs Act will create, by some estimates, tens of thousands of jobs for Marylanders in the clean energy industry," says CGS Director Nate Hultman in a new op-ed for the The Capital.
Transportation Services challenges you to carpool to and from work just one time this summer. If you log your carpool trip in the Smart Commute digital platform, you can get a free Maryland Dairy ice cream cone and the chance to win other prizes.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded a five-year $175 million cooperative funding agreement to the University of Maryland for collaborative research in Earth system science.
Heidi Bulich's solution \for her ARCH 271/RDEV 250 course “People, Planet, and Profit: Building Sustainable Places” gave students the opportunity to demonstrate their mastery of course material by participating in a mock National League of Cities competition.
The artists of UN/Sustainable explore concerns about sustainability and the impact of policy on nature, those whose culture and livelihood rely heavily on the earth, and humanity as a whole.
Scientists say the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint is the Bay's best, and perhaps last, chance for real restoration.
Maryland will officially become the first state to implement a ban on single-use styrofoam containers.
A monthly lecture series at UMD that explores the latest discoveries in science and technology in a relaxed atmosphere with food and drink.
Researchers at the University of Maryland and University of Colorado Boulder show in new research that the same tiny internal structures that trees use to carry water and nutrients can be used to create super-strong wood building materials able to passively take heat out of homes or offices.