It is with real pleasure that I welcome you to the Council of the Environment of the University of Maryland. Our University has tremendous breadth and depth in environmental and earth system science and, as a land grant university, is committed to bringing those resources to support the work of local communities and government, and to promote economic development in the State. Our strengths spread across a wide spectrum of academic fields such as anthropology, agriculture, architecture, climate and earth science, ecology, economics, energy, engineering for sustainable infrastructure, public health, public policy, sociology, and transportation. The Council will work to integrate this diversity of effort and to develop new opportunities. The public and private sectors in the State are also deeply engaged in environmental issues, to which they too bring great strengths. The Council will build new partnerships to connect these efforts with the University. As Chair, I am excited at the...
Dr. Ehrman joined the faculty of the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department in 1998. Dr. Ehrman has developed a research program focusing on gas-phase synthesis routes to micro and nanostructured materials for energy, microelectronics and biotechnology applications, interactions between nanoparticles and biological systems, and the formation, characterization and minimization of air pollutants.
Water for Agriculture Challenge Area February 25, 2015 Wednesday, 25 February 2015 Description: NIFA initiates a new challenge area to address critical water resources issues such as drought, excess soil moisture, flooding, quality and
UMD Climate Researchers React to 2014’s Record-Breaking Global Temperatures February 19, 2015 Global climate has made a lot of headlines in the last month. On Jan. 16, 2015, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA jointly announced that 2014 is officially
UMDConE March 03, 2015 Lecture in D.C. tomorrow: Past, present, and future concerns about the ocean’s circulation http://t.co/BM9QwW2DF8 6 hours ago from Twitter Web Client
UMDConE March 03, 2015 Seminar tomorrow at UMD: Blue Carbon, Green Infrastructure, Biodiversity, and Human Health http://t.co/nGO43G32nX 7 hours ago from Twitter Web Client
Iran Nuclear Deal Backed by Large Majority of Americans March 03, 2015 Negotiations over a proposed deal with Iran regarding its nuclear program are coming to a head while a new UMD study finds a clear majority of Americans support an agreement that would limit
Patented Compounds Give New Way to Kill Drug-Resistant Bacteria March 02, 2015 UMD researchers awarded patent for chemical compounds that stop microbes from forming protective biofilms and enhance the effectiveness of conventional antibiotics.
The University of Maryland, College Park will open late at 10:00 a.m. today, Monday, March 2, 2015, due to inclement weather.
When Performance Comparisons Spur Risky Behavior February 27, 2015 According to new research from UMD's Robert H. Smith School of Business, being outperformed by the people in your own company is more likely to lead you to make risky moves in the hope of
Air pollution linked to slower cognitive development in children March 03, 2015 Attendance at schools exposed to high levels of traffic-related air pollution is linked to slower cognitive development among 7- to 10-year-old children in Barcelona, according to a new study.
Lasting severe weather impact found in feathers of young birds March 03, 2015 While studying a ground-nesting bird population near El Reno, Okla., a research team found that stress during a severe weather outbreak of May 31, 2013, had manifested itself into malformations