The University of Maryland celebrated the 2018-19 academic year as the ”Year of Immigration.” The theme resonated across the university through the first year book, The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen, and through campus programming and events over the past year. During this time, H.J. Patterson’s Global Crossroads Atrium has served as the hub for the international and environmental communities at the university.
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Ryan Perpall of Break Box Recycling Inc. is looking to reduce the burden of glass on the recycling stream by creating entertaining bottle throwing experiences for consumers.
The University of Maryland School of Public Health joined over 70 public health and medical groups this week to call climate change a health emergency and push for a shift away from fossil fuels.
Snowflakes that cover mountains or linger under tree canopies are a vital freshwater resource for over a billion people around the world. To help determine how much freshwater is stored in snow, a team of NASA-funded researchers is creating a computer-based tool that simulates the best way to detect snow and measure its water content from space.
U.S. Beekeepers lost more than 40% of their honey bee colonies this past year, according to the latest annual nationwide survey conducted by the UMD-led nonprofit Bee Informed Partnership.
Dr. Inbal Becker-Reshef from the University of Maryland (UMD) Department of Geographical Sciences has been selected by NASA to lead a new multidisciplinary consortium dedicated to enhancing the use of satellite data for improving food security and agriculture around the world.
Azelle manufactures high-quality charm bracelets to raise awareness of the precarious condition of the Chesapeake Bay, the world’s largest natural estuary.
For companies, going green in IT operations not only reduces energy consumption, it also boosts profits, according to new research from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Terp Farm invites the UMD community to take part in its Flower CSA, a student-developed project that produces specialty cut flower varieties for bouquets and bulk stem purchases by students, faculty, and staff.
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.
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.