News & Events

March 14, 2018

Good Neighbor Day

Good Neighbor Day is a collaborative partnership between the University of Maryland, the City of College Park, and The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission.

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March 6, 2018

Sustainability Video Contests

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. 

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March 1, 2018

UMD Golf Course participates in Monarchs in the Rough

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.

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February 28, 2018

Energy Savings Project at IBBR

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.

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February 23, 2018

The Age of Consequences movie screening and panel

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.

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