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  • Climate and Sustainability Webinars

    Climate and Sustainability Webinars (2022) Hosted by Dr. Sara Via, Professor & Climate Extension Specialist at UMD   Visualize a Better World  June 15, 4-5:30PM

  • Sustainability Fund Workshop: Networking, Ideation and Action Planning

    Sustainability Fund: Networking, Ideation and Action Planning Workshop Tues, June 14, 10:00AM-11:30AM, ESJ 2101

  • Mid-Atlantic Green Roof Science & Technology Symposium

    The University of Maryland Extension is hosting a symposium to share the latest results on green roof scientific research and technological developments. Learn more: https://go.umd.edu/cZn  Thu, Jul 14, 2022, 8 am– Fri, Jul 15, 2022, 12 pm EDTLocation:  Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center 4131 Campus Drive College Park, MD 20742About this event:

  • Sustainable Solutions to Fast Fashion Webinar 4/17

    Fast Fashion Webinar Wednesday, April 27, 2022 4-5pm

  • Sustainability at Maryland Day!

       

  • Sustainability Fund Workshop- Networking, Ideation, & Action Planning

    Sustainability Fund Workshop: Networking, Ideation, & Action Planning:  Mon, April 25, 6-8pm, ESJ 2101

  • Sustainability Fund Grant Workshop

    Sustainability Fund Grant Workshop Mon, April 25, 6-8 pm, Innovation Loft- ESJ 2101 This in-person workshop is for students interested in applying for a Sustainability Fund grant. During the workshop, you will brainstorm and troubleshoot your grant proposal ideas to advance campus sustainability.

  • EarthFest 2022: UMD's Earth Day Festival

    Check out the photo albums from the event:

  • Earth Month

    Earth Fest Wed, April 20, 11:00 am- 3:00 pm, Hornbake Plaza

  • UMD Sustainable Tuesdays: Lecture Series

    Tuesdays: 5PM- 6:15PM  Location: Auditorium (Room 0204), School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation Tuesdays from 5-6:15pm, explore campus sustainability through lectures, free and open to all (KN95 masks required in all UMD classrooms). This lecture series being offered during the Spring Semester as part of ARCH 272, Sustainability at the University of Maryland, College Park, organized by Professor Emeritus Ralph Bennett. The series is co-sponsored by the Office of Sustainability.  


More University Sustainability News

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$95M NASA Cooperative Agreement to Support Research Center Focused on Global Sustainability

Funding Allows UMD to Expand Collaboration With Space Agency, Broader Research Community
View Article $95M NASA Cooperative Agreement to Support Research Center Focused on Global Sustainability
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Residence Hall Essentials Get New Lease on Life at Campus ‘ReStore’

Students Can Donate Gently Used Appliances, Accessories to Benefit Other Terps
View Article Residence Hall Essentials Get New Lease on Life at Campus ‘ReStore’
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UMD Climate Change Policy Study Maps Path to Reach Greenhouse Goals

Researchers Recommend New Policies to Reduce Transportation Emissions by 2030
View Article UMD Climate Change Policy Study Maps Path to Reach Greenhouse Goals
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