Friday, October 21, 2016

Schools and Colleges

The following UMD schools and colleges offer classes and/or research opportunities in environmental issues.


Cross-campus and cross college opportunities exist for students interested in studying the environment.

  • The Environmental Science and Policy Program (ENSP) is a joint program between the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences and the College of Computer, Mathematics and Natural Sciences. ENSP students learn about the content and context of environmental problem-solving while completing a multi-disciplinary "core" and a structured advising program. Graduates earn a B.S. in Environmental Science and Policy.
  • The Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Science (MEES) Graduate Program offers a high-quality learning experience to students with a committed interest in research and understanding within some subfield encompassed by the purposely broad area indicated in the title of the Program. MEES comprises six areas of faculty expertise and course specialization: Ecology, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Oceanography, and Environmental Science.
  • Brown Bag Discussion on Food-Energy-Water Nexus - The Council on the Environment hosts brown bag luncheons to promote collaboration among assistant and associate professors as well as research scientists.