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January 25, 2024 - May 7, 2024

UMD Sustainable Tuesdays: Lecture Series

5pm - 6:15pm

Location: Auditorium (Room 0204), School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

Explore campus sustainability through lectures, free and open to all! This lecture series is being offered during the Spring 2024 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.

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2024 Lectures:

1/30Sustainability and the College Park CampusCarlo Colella, Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Scott Lupin, Director, Office of Sustainability
2/6Law and the EnvironmentJoanna Goger, Atty, Co-Director Sustainability Minor
2/13The Greenhouse Effect and ParisDr. Ross Salawitch, Prof., Department of Chemistry
2/20Smart Growth, Equity and the Future of MarylandRalph Bennett, Prof. Em., FAIA, LEED AP, School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
2/27Green Building: Schematic Issues; Aspects of Successful HousingRalph Bennett, Prof. Em., FAIA, LEED AP, School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
3/7Getting Here is All the FunAysha Ruya Cohen, Sustainable Transportation Coordinator, UMD DOTS
3/12Eating GreenJoe Mullineaux, Interim Director, Dept. of Dining Services:
3/26Buying Energy for a (Really) Big UserSusan Corry, Department of Facilities Management
3/28Green Campus BuildingsMartha Shrader, Sustainability Manager, Department of Facilities Management; Savannah Holt, Office of Sustainability
4/2Sea Level Rise and the Chesapeake BayKate McClure, Maryland Sea Grant, UMCP
4/9UM Residential SustainabilityLisa Alexander, Coordinator of Sustainability Programs, Department of Residential Life
4/18Expediting Decarbonization of Commercial BuildingsProf. Michael Ohadi, Department of Mechanical Engineering
4/23The Campus ArboretumMichael Carmichael, Stormwater Management and Maintenance Inspector, Department of Facilities Management 
4/30The Campus Master PlanKris Phillips, Planning Director, Department of Facilities Management
5/7Developments in Safe Nuclear PowerProf. Mohammad Modares, Department of Mechanical Engineering
















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