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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.
School of Public Policy Center for Global Sustainability
The Center for Global Sustainability (CGS) at the University of Maryland utilizes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach to deliver research, education, and engagement for policy impact.
Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center
The Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center is a joint center between the UMD Departments of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, Geology, and Geographical Sciences. ESSIC was initiated under a Cooperative Agreement with the Earth Sciences Directorate at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), the collaboration under which continues to today. ESSIC also administers the Cooperative Institute for Satellite Earth System Studies (CISESS), which is a joint center with the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) and the National Environmental Satellite and Data Information Service (NESDIS).
Maryland Energy Innovation Institute
The Maryland Energy Innovation Institute will provide a platform to catalyze basic research into new technology while stimulating economic growth and improving millions of lives across the state of Maryland.
Please tell us about other departments, programs, projects, etc. at UMD that address this goal locally or globally: