USM National Green Campus
of November 26, 2012
from Across the USM Campuses
Nov. 28th - "Ocean
Acidification: Challenges of Coastal Ecosystems" lecture by Dr. Whitman
Miller, from the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. This event is a part of the Fall CBL
Distinguished Scholar Seminar Series - 2012. The seminar will be held on
Wednesday at 3:30 p.m., BFL 1101, at the Chesapeake Bay Laboratory.
Nov. 30th - "Residential Development in the
Baltimore Region" lecture by Dr. David Newburn, Department of
Agricultural and Resource Economics at University of Maryland, College Park.
Seminar will be held on Friday at 2pm in the Technology Research Center, Room
206, on the University of Maryland, Baltimore County campus, and is free and
open to the public. Registration is not required. Visitor parking passes for
the TRC lot may be purchased for $4.00 in the CUERE office in TRC 102/105, in
the UMBC campus, shortly before seminar.
Dec. 3rd - Deadline
Office and related internship applications - The green industry is one of
the fastest growing sectors of the US economy with many exciting career
opportunities for college graduates. Get your foot in the "green
jobs" door by working on sustainability initiatives at the University of
Maryland, College Park, which is recognized as a national leader in campus
sustainability. See their sustainability web site for available
positions and application details.
halls strive for sustainable products: Officials ask company to meet new
standards (The Diamondback Online, 11/26/12)
of Maryland News
Oil Addiction, State by State (Switchboard - Peter Lehner's Blog, Natural
Resources Defense Council, 11/19/12) [Maryland rankings noted in each section
brings ‘new little beach' to OC: Drift traps sand on south side of jetty
(By Brian Shane, DelMarVaNow.com, 11/26/12)
Sandy aftermath to delay some foreclosures in Md. (By Gary Haber, Baltimore
Business Journal, 11/26/12)