Sustainable Tuesdays 2020 Schedule of Topics

Co-Sponsored by the UMD Office of Sustainability and the UMD School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, the Sustainable Tuesday presentation series offers opportunities for the university community to learn about sustainability on the UMD campus.

Each presentation happens on Tuesdays at 5:00pm, in the auditorium of the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (Room 0204)

The schedule for 2020 is as follows:

  • February 4
    Sustainability and the College Park Campus
    Carlo Colella, UM Vice President for Administration & Finance, Scott Lupin, Director, Sustainability Office
  • February 11
    Global Warming and Climate Change Explained
    Dr. Ross Salawitch, Prof., Department of Chemistry
  • February 18
    Food and Sustainability at College Park
    Colleen Wright-Riva, Director, Allison Lilly Tjaden, Assistant Director, Department of Dining Services
  • February 25
    Smart Growth: Making Sustainable Places, Settlements and Cities
    Ralph Bennett, Prof. Em., FAIA, LEED AP, School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
  • March 3
    Buying Energy for a (Really) Big User
    Susan Corry, Department of Facilities Management
  • March 10
    Getting Here is All the Fun (Parking is Another Matter)
    Anna McLaughlin, Assistant Director, Transportation Services
  • March 24
    Basics of Environmental Law; Study Opportunities in Sustainability at College Park: the Sustainability Minor
    Joanna Goger, J.D., Environmental Science and Policy Program
  • March 31
    Student Opportunities in Sustainability at College Park
    Mark Stewart, Office of Sustainability, SGA Sustainability Chair, other student leaders
  • April 7
    Sea Level Rise and the Chesapeake Bay
    Kate McClure, Maryland Sea Grant, UMCP
  • April 14
    Making Maryland Buildings Sustainable
    Martha Schrader, Sustainability Manager, Department of Facilities Management; Sally DeLeon, Office of Sustainability
  • April 21
    Sustainable, Safe and Clean Nuclear Energy
    Dr. Mohammad Modarres, Prof., Director, Nuclear Engineering Program; Director, Center for Risk and Reliability
  • April 28
    University of Maryland College Park, Facilities Master Plan
    Bill Mallari, Ass't. Director, Campus Development, Dept. of Facilities Planning
  • May 5
    A New Kind of Campus Landscape
    Dr. Craig Beyrouty, Prof. and Dean, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources