Join SCoop on April 6 at LEAF House for a party with music, food, games, and member orgs.
News & Events
Join University of Maryland Arboretum and Botanical Garden for a special Arbor Day tree planting Wednesday, April 3, 1:00pm at the Memorial Chapel.
Celebrate National Public Health Week (April 1-7, 2019) with the UMD School of Public Health.
The University of Maryland hosts a variety of environmental groups on campus that make an impact campus culture in subtle yet influential ways. For Women’s History Month, the Office of Sustainability is highlighting three environmental women activist students on campus.
Cate Barger hated traffic. Though her drive from Mt. Rainier was only about six miles, the traffic on Adelphi Road and Queen’s Chapel Road made her commute feel much longer. Biking to work had always appealed to her and in August 2018, Cate got the jumpstart she needed to switch to biking full time—burning 56,400 calories and saving more than $1,500 in the process!
A University of Maryland-led team of researchers has created a heat-to-electricity device that runs on ions and which could someday harness the body’s heat to provide energy.
Submit your idea for improving sustainability at Under Armour for a chance to work with the company on creating better athletes in a better world.
University of Maryland electronics recycling and sensitive document shredding event for RecycleMania will take place Friday, March 29 from 9:00am-2:00pm at Lot 1f.
The Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center (ESJ) was recognized last week by the Maryland chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council with a 2019 Leadership Award for Green Schools—Higher Education.
The garden features massive, standing aluminum cylinders that physics Professor Joseph Weber designed to detect gravitational waves. These are ripples in space-time predicted by physicist Albert Einstein’s theory of gravitation, but which even he didn’t believe were measurable.
The Maryland Energy Innovation Institute (MEI2) recently awarded the second round of their Energy Innovation Seed Grants to three projects across the University System of Maryland.
The State of Maryland is on the brink of becoming the first state to ban expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam food containers, as the State House passed a bill that would ban restaurants, grocery stores, and other food providers from using foam food containers because of their harmful impact on the environment.