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January 31, 2023 - May 2, 2023

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 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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2023 Lectures:


Sustainability and the College Park Campus

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


Food and Sustainability at College Park

Joe Mullineaux, Acting Director, Department of Dining Services


Global Warming and Climate Change Explained

Dr. Ross Salawitch, Prof., Department of Chemistry

2/21 Smart Growth: Making Sustainable Places, Settlements and Cities Ralph Bennett, Prof. Em., FAIA, LEED AP, School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation


Buying Energy for a (Really) Big User

Susan Corry, Department of Facilities Management


Getting Here is All the Fun (Parking is Another Matter)

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


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

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


Sustainability at Residential Like

Lisa Alexander, Coordinator of Sustainability Programs, Department of Residential Life


Sea Level Rise and the Chesapeake Bay

Kate McClure, Maryland Sea Grant, UMCP


Making Maryland Buildings Sustainable

Martha Shrader, Sustainability Manager, Department of Facilities Management; Emily Hightower, Office of Sustainability


Sustainable, Safe and Clean Nuclear Energy

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


The Campus: A Landscape, An Ecosystem

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

5/2 University of Maryland College Park, Facilities Master Plan Kris Phillips, Planning Director, Department of Facilities Management
















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