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Education for Sustainability

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Alignment with UN Sustainable Development Goals

UN Sustainable Development Goal 4: Quality Education


UN Sustainable Development Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth


UN Sustainable Development Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

Learn more about these Global Goals 

Stories related to UMD's Education for Sustainability Goals

Students walking near ESJ Building

UMD to Re-envision Diversity Curriculum

Mar 31,2022 -- Gen Ed Requirement Seeks to Help Foster Inclusive, Respectful Campus Community

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Biowall rendering (by Yan Konan)

Biowall Designs Break Down Divides

Apr 02,2021 -- Architecture Studio Course Teaches Students Unity of Built Environment and Nature

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Cluster of honey bees within a hive

How to Bee of Assistance

Sep 24, 2020 -- One-man Squad Comes to Aid of Apiculture Novices

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Young student studying using a tablet device. Photo credit: Rich Legg

Education Partnership Aims to Strengthen Teacher Workforce, Address Classroom Equity

Sep 23, 2020 -- $2.3M Grant to Support College’s Partnership With Montgomery, Prince George’s Schools

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Illustrated images of the waste system including garbage trucks and trash bags. Illustration credits: Jason Keisling.

Disposable Knowledge

Apr 17, 2020 -- New Class Digs Through the What and Why of Trash

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Stock photo of rural Maryland

Making Space

Oct 11, 2019 -- Student Project That Balances Housing Need With Conservation Wins Planning Award

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Student measuring water chemistry (picture)

NSF Awards UMD $3M to Launch Global STEWARDS Program

Sep 05, 2018 -- Graduate Trainees Will Advance Sustainable Food, Energy, Water Systems

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