The Lead Community Engagement Coordinator will assist the Director with the Office of Community Engagement’s objectives to increase service learning and engagement programs, budget decisions, communication, and advocacy efforts.
News & Events
Trash to Treasure Program Collects Estimated 25 Tons of Recyclable, Reusable Goods.
Learn about the power of an alternative water resource, rainwater collected from a rooftop, to provide plentiful, fresh produce for needy members of a Maryland town.
The Environmental Finance Center and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay recently released Financing Urban Tree Canopy Programs: Guidebook for Local Governments in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. The guidebook features stories from cities and towns across the Watershed that are implementing cost-saving ideas and revenue-generating approaches to foster thriving community forests.
The Maryland Environmental Service (MES) yesterday recognized the University of Maryland’s efforts to reduce waste, save energy and create a smaller carbon footprint with its Environmental Excellence-Sustainability Award.
“Forests represent one of our biggest natural allies against climate change,” says Laura Duncanson, a carbon storage researcher at the University of Maryland in College Park and NASA.
A new University of Maryland program to plant the seeds of a new kind of urban agriculture on green roofs, with the goal of increasing food production and improving regional food and nutritional security.
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.
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.