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Local and Global Impact

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Alignment with UN Sustainable Development Goals

UN Sustainable Development Goal 17: Partnership for the Goals


UN Sustainable Development Goal 2: No Hunger


UN Sustainable Development Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Learn more about these Global Goals 

Stories related to UMD's Local and Global Impact Goals

Larry Tumlin volunteering at Campus Pantry

10-Years of Sustainable Food

Nov 02, 2022 -- Celebrate A Decade of Green Dining Programs at UMD

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Grand Challenges Adressing Climate Challenges

Rising to a Grand Challenge: Climate-Related Disasters, Farming Crises

Apr 26, 2023 -- Institutional Grant Team Works to Provide Early Warning in Maryland, Beyond

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Do Good Challenge Winners (2023)

Green Lab Startup, Camp for Kids Dealing With Parents’ Cancer Take First Place in Do Good Challenge

Apr 25, 2023 -- 6 Student Teams Split $20K for Their Impactful Ventures, Projects Tackling Social Issues

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Mt Rainer Community Garden

UMD Sparks Partnership with Pepco on Green Projects

Jan 27, 2023 -- Environmental Stewardship, Community Resiliency the Focus of $125K in Grants from Utility

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Good Neighbor Day (2022, photo by John Consoli)

Labors for Our Neighbors

Nov 14, 2022 -- UMD, City Volunteers Tackle 40 Service Projects on Good Neighbor Day

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QUEST information session (2022)

A Three-Decade QUEST

Nov 11, 2022 -- Multidisciplinary Honors Program Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Solving Problems With Corporate, Government Partners

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NASA Global snapshot

$95M NASA Cooperative Agreement to Support Research Center Focused on Global Sustainability

Sep 27, 2022 -- Funding Allows UMD to Expand Collaboration With Space Agency, Broader Research Community

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UM Extension Staff at Community Garden

From A to Zucchini

Jul 27, 2022 -- University of Maryland Extension Takes Urban Gardeners in Baltimore to Farm Field School

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Amazon river flanked by trees (Photo by Shutterstock)

$12.75M Bezos-funded Grant to Support Geography Researchers’ New Approach to Global Mapping

Nov 04, 2021 -- Project With World Resources Institute Will Cut Through Data Clutter to Protect the Earth

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