The 5th Community Engagement, Environmental Justice, and Health (CEEJH) 2019 Environmental Justice and Health Disparities Symposium will convene numerous regional legislators, nonprofit organizations, and researchers for an in-depth examination of environmental justice and health disparities issues affecting our region.
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Sets the Bar High for More Sustainable Research on Campus
Attend one of the many farmers markets in the College Park via bicycle using our bike map!
Two UMD faculty—Rosina M. Bierbaum, an expert on the intersection of policy & science, and James Farquhar, a geologist known for discoveries on the evolution of Earth’s atmosphere—have been elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences.
UMD students from the Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS) program won the 2019 Sustainable Growth Challenge for their work on streambank and road erosion in Harford County, Maryland.
The 6,400-square-foot rooftop space, which includes garden plantings, a flowing water feature in honor of Reisse’s love of waterfalls, and sweeping views of College Park, offers the chance for people to take a break from work and reconnect with the natural world.
Researchers Discover Unintended Spillover Effects of Regional Air Pollution Policies in China.
The University of Maryland awarded more than $450,000 in grants to 17 projects that will work to promote sustainability initiatives on the campus and toward carbon neutrality, the Office of Sustainability announced.
This year's Earth Month theme is “protect our species” and aligns with two of the United Nations 17 sustainable goals, which are goals made to tackle important world issues.
UMD GSI and Office of Sustainability will be hosting a screening of Paris to Pittsburgh, a documentary produced by RadicalMedia in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies on Tuesday, April 30, 6:00pm at the Hoff Theatre.
Climate change is already resulting in increases in the number and strength of extreme weather and climate events such as heat waves, droughts and flooding.
The 2019 University Sustainability Fund projects have been announced.