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News & Events
Move over, Styrofoam. University of Maryland scientists have designed a heat-insulating material made from wood that is both light and strong and made entirely from tiny, stripped-down wood fibers.
Sustainable Agriculture Tuesday presented by the Institute of Applied Agriculture.
The Do Good Accelerator is hosting a monthly Issue Roundtable Series, featuring nonprofit and social innovation leaders. Their second issue awareness roundtable will feature Ariel Trahn, director of River Restoration Programs, Anacostia Watershed Society.
Want to showcase your film making skills while supporting sustainability? Enter the "Connecting the DOTS: Shuttle-UM Life Hacks" or the "Recycle This!" video contest for your chance to win some awesome prizes! Entries for both contests due in April.
University of Maryland Golf Course is participating in a project called Monarchs in the Rough, a partnership with the Environmental Defense Fund and Audubon International to help fight the population decline of monarch butterflies. They have partnered with Monarchs in the Rough to fight habitat loss of monarch butterflies by planting milkweed in out-of-play areas on the golf course.
University of Maryland recently announced a new energy savings project at the Institute for Bioscience & Biotechnology Research (IBBR) in Shady Grove. The project is designed to substantially improve the material condition of IBBR’s mechanical systems while subsequently reducing the energy and water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions of the facility.
School of Public Health Associate Professor Sacoby Wilson (MIAEH) was named a 2018 Environmental Champion by the Audubon Naturalist Society at their Taking Nature Black Conference on February 28.
UMD affiliated organizations Terp Farm, Food Recovery Network, Institute of Applied Agriculture, and Hungry Harvest were recently recognized in the Food Tank "33 Food and Agriculture Organizations Building a Better Food System in Washington, D.C."
Join the Office of Sustainability, Global Sustainability Initiative, Student Sustainability Committee, College Park Scholars, School of Public Policy Center for International & Security Studies, Army ROTC and the Environmental Science & Policy Program for a special screening of "The Age of Consequences" on Friday, March 9 at the Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center, Room 1224 from 2:00-4:30pm. There will be a panel discussion following the movie.
Environmental engineers at the University of Maryland (UMD) were recently awarded a $1.4 million grant from the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) to design a modular stormwater treatment system for Department of Defense (DoD) sites.
Join the local university and business communities leading the way in clean energy and green products and services at the Energy and Sustainability Extravaganza.