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Alumni Spotlight: Rochelle Samuel

Rochelle Samuel ’15 stood among the first Maryland graduates to earn a minor in sustainability studies—even though five years earlier she’d never heard the term “sustainability.”

Sustainability Seven: Larry Tumlin, Farmers Market at Maryland

We recently caught up with Larry Tumlin, manager of the Farmers Market at Maryland to discuss the new location and other changes for Terps to look forward to. This is a part of our new digital series, "Sustainability Seven," where we ask seven questions to members of the University of Maryland sustainability community.

Fixing the food system

University of Maryland alum and Hungry Harvest CEO, Evan Lutz op-ed featured in The Baltimore Sun. Read More

Mapping the Impact of Climate Change on Child Nutrition

With climate change expected to increasingly have an impact on child nutrition, new research led by University of Maryland geographers pinpoints areas of the globe where children could face the biggest risk from events like severe drought or periods of extreme rainfall. Read More

Terps vs. Pros: Sustainable Food Challenge

"Terps vs. Pros: Sustainable Food Challenge" is back! This College of Agriculture & Natural Resources project was funded by a Sustainability Fund grant that provides students with creative solutions to improving food security in the student community.  Read More

Healthy Food, Healthy Environment

Dining Services has expanded its menu of eco-friendly actions in hopes of providing students with a more sustainably satisfying experience.   The Anytime Dining Program launched in Fall 2016 gives residents on meal plans unlimited access to the three dining halls—they can enter as often and eat as much there as they like on reusable dishes (and no single-use, disposable products).  

Good Neighbor Day Seeking Team Leaders and Environmental Ambassadors

The Office of Community Engagement is seeking volunteers to serve as team leaders or environmental ambassadors on Good Neighbor Day, the annual community day of service in College Park to beautify shared spaces and engage in sustainable practices.  The ninth annual Good Neighbor Day will take place on Saturday, April 4. The 2020 event is projecting more than 1,000 volunteers for nearly 25 service projects throughout Greater College Park. 

Understanding "Ghost Forests" and Abandoned Farms

$725K NSF Grant to Support Research on Eastern Shore Saltwater Intrusion   Read More

Latino, ‘MillZ’ Members United on Climate Change

UMD Research Finds Overlap in Views Between Social Identity Groups Read More

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