Alert: your input is needed
Many programs at UMD have begun incorporating questions, conversations and linkages to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. "Partnering for the Goals" invites you to help our SustainableUMD network explore opportunities to better share information across UMD divisions, departments, and disciplines in order to advance the University's meaningful involvement in this global initiative.
If you want to learn more about how universities are collectively thinking about their role in the SDGs, click the black button link below.Related article from the International Institute for Sustainable Development
EXAMPLES OF UMD CONTRIBUTIONS TOWARD THE GOAL
This resource is under development and we want your help to fill it out! Use the webform below the examples to tell us about other departments, programs, projects, etc. at UMD that address the SDG locally or globally. The examples on this page are just a broad starting place to help compile meaningful involvement at UMD so that the Office of Sustainability can work with interested stakeholders to explore potential next steps.
Whether you’re a student, faculty or staff member; no matter your interest, major, or job; there are countless ways you can make a positive environmental impact at University of Maryland.
City@UMD research projects focus on technologies for sustainable improvements of public health in cities. City@UMD recent research activities centered on respiratory health and building ventilation are funded by federal agencies, companies, and non-profit organizations.
Sustainable Maryland is a certification program for municipalities in Maryland that want to go green, save money and take steps to sustain their quality of life over the long term.
The School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation advances education, scholarship, and professional practice towards just and resilient communities. We promote social justice, cultural diversity, resource conservation, and economic opportunity through excellence in architectural design, urban planning, historic preservation, and real estate development.
Please tell us about other departments, programs, projects, etc. at UMD that address this goal locally or globally: