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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

EarthFest 2023 (Photo by Stephanie Cordle)

A Festivus for the Rest of … Earth

Apr 24, 2023 -- EarthFest Celebrates Sustainability on Campus

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Bug Club (2023)

A Bug Club’s Life

Mar 15, 2023 -- Bio Major’s New Student Org Gives Undergrads Chance to Explore Entomology

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Watercolor by Julie Gabrielli

New Podcast Looks to Build Optimism for an Uncertain World

Feb 24, 2023 -- New Podcast Examines Innovative and Inspiring Thesis Work by Architecture Students and Graduates

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Research at the Frozen Ends of the Earth (2023)

Research at the Frozen End of the Earth

Feb 2, 2023 -- On Coast of Antarctica, Geology Team Investigates Ins and Outs of World’s Largest Ice Shelf

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2023 Global STEWARDS Cohort

UMD Global STEWARDS Welcomes 2023 Cohort of NSF Research Trainees

Dec 13, 2022 -- Doctoral Trainees Create Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Food, Energy, Water Systems

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Campus Solar Aerial (Photo by John Consoli)

In Spring Sustainability Course, Students Choose Their Own Green Adventure

Dec 02, 2022 -- Course "Sustainability at College Park" Showcases Sustainability Work on Campus

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 This 2022-23 First Year Book, “All We Can Save: Truth, Courage and Solutions for the Climate Crisis."  Photo by Stephanie S. Cordle

A Climate of Hope

Sep 1, 2022 -- First Year Book Anthology Showcases Resilience of Women in Face of Environmental Change

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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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