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UMD Sustainable Tuesdays: Lecture Series

Sustainability and the University of Maryland, College Park

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.  

2022 Lectures:

2/1: Sustainability and the College Park Campus

   Carlo Colella, UM Vice President for Administration & Finance, Scott Lupin, Director, Sustainability Office

2/8: Global Warming and Climate Change Explained

   Dr. Ross Salawitch, Prof., Department of Chemistry

2/15: Food and Sustainability at College Park

   Colleen Wright-Riva, Director, Allison Lilly Tjaden, Assistant Director, Department of Dining Services

2/22: Smart Growth: Making Sustainable Places, Settlements and Cities

   Ralph Bennett, Prof. Em., FAIA, LEED AP, School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

3/1: Buying Energy for a (Really) Big User

   Susan Corry, Department of Facilities Management

3/8: Getting Here is All the Fun (Parking is Another Matter)

   Marta Woldu, Assistant Director, Sustainability, Dept. of Transportation Services

3/15: Basics of Environmental Law; Study Opportunities in Sustainability at College Park: the Sustainability Minor

   Joanna Goger, J.D., Environmental Science and Policy Program

3/29: Student Opportunities in Sustainability at College Park

   Office of Sustainability, SGA Sustainability Chair, other student leaders

4/5: Sea Level Rise and the Chesapeake Bay

   Kate McClure, Maryland Sea Grant, UMCP

4/12: Making Maryland Buildings Sustainable

   Martha Shrader, Sustainability Manager, Department of Facilities Management; Sally DeLeon, Office of Sustainability

4/19: Sustainable, Safe and Clean Nuclear Energy

   Dr. Mohammad Modarres, Prof., Director, Nuclear Engineering Program; Director, Center for Risk and Reliability

4/26: The Campus: A Landscape, An Ecosystem

   Michael Carmichael, Stormwater Management and Maintenance Inspector, Department of Facilities Management 

5/3: University of Maryland College Park, Facilities Master Plan

     Bill Mallari, Ret.Ass't. Director, Campus Development, Dept. of Facilities Planning

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