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Sustainability at UMD Lecture Series

Join Professor Ralph Bennett and ARCH 289i as they explore sustainability at UMD, in College Park, and around the State

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This lecture series is offered during Spring 2021 as part of Professor Ralph Bennett’s ARCH 289i course called Sustainability at the University of Maryland, College Park and is co-sponsored by UMD's Office of Sustainability.

Weekly on Tuesdays at 5pm until May 11, 2021

Join the lectures on Zoom:

  • Meeting ID: 937 6447 6016
  • Passcode: 921638
  • Call in: +19294362866, ,93764476016# US (New York)
Date Lecture Title Presenter, Department
February 4 Sustainability and the College Park Campus Carlo Colella, UM Vice President for Administration & Finance, Scott Lupin, Director, Sustainability Office
February 9 Global Warming and Climate Change Explained Dr. Ross Salawitch, Prof., Department of Chemistry
February 16 Food and Sustainability at College Park Colleen Wright-Riva, Director, Allison Lilly Tjaden, Assistant Director, Department of Dining Services
February 23 Smart Growth: Making Sustainable Places, Settlements and Cities Ralph Bennett, Prof. Em., FAIA, LEED AP, School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
March 2 Buying Energy for a (Really) Big User Susan Corry Department of Facilities Management
March 9 Getting Here is All the Fun Department of Transportation Services (invited)
March 23 Environmental Law; Study Opportunities in Sustainability at College Park: the Sustainability Minor Joanna Goger, J.D., Environmental Science and Policy
March 30 Student Opportunities in Sustainability at College Park Mark Stewart, Office of Sustainability, SGA Sustainability Chair, other student leaders
April 6 Sea Level Rise and the Chesapeake Bay Kate McClure, Maryland Sea Grant, UMCP
April 13 Making Maryland Buildings Sustainable Martha Shrader, Sustainability Manager, Department of Facilities Management; Sally DeLeon, Office of Sustainability
April 20 Sustainable, Safe and Clean Nuclear Energy Dr. Mohammad Modarres, Prof., Director, Nuclear Engineering Program; Director, Center for Risk and Reliability
April 27 Maintaining the Campus (Stormwater) Michael Carmichael, Stormwater Management, Maintenance Insp., Facilities Management
May 4 The Campus Master Plan William Mallari, Ass’t Director, Campus Development, Dep’t of Facilities Planning
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