Akua Asa-Awuku, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, strives to understand the molecular components of the atmosphere that exist at the ultrasmall nanoscale, where one nanometer is one-billionth of a meter.
News & Events
Beyond the Classroom, University of Maryland, Spring 2019 Series on "People Power: Activism for Social Change!" presents the award-winning documentary "River of Gold" on Monday, April 8.
ESSIC/CICS Associate Research Professor Melissa Kenney gave a keynote address at the Patuxent River Conference, a gathering of scientists, environmental educators, and natural resource managers to discuss the health and future of the Patuxent River.
Join SCoop on April 6 at LEAF House for a party with music, food, games, and member orgs.
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.