Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.92
Liaison Sally DeLeon
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2014
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University of Maryland, College Park
ER-18: Sustainability Research Incentives

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 6.00 / 6.00 Sally DeLeon
Acting Manager
Environmental Safety, Sustainability and Risk
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Does the institution have a program to encourage student sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage student research in sustainability:

The University of Maryland Council on the Environment—an advisory group
of the Division of Research—holds a transdisciplinary competition for graduate students interested in solving environmental problems, known as the Green Fellowship. The fellowship provides a $10K stipend for two graduate students to be shared jointly, each from a different discipline and university department. It is a one year fellowship and must be an original collaboration among the graduate students. Selections are made based on student proposals submitted to the Council on the Environment.


The website URL where information about the student research program is available:
Does the institution have a program to encourage faculty sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage faculty research in sustainability:

The University of Maryland Council on the Environment—an advisory group of the Division of Research—annually selects a winner for their Junior Faculty Award. The winner receives a plaque, a cash prize of $2,000, and the opportunity to present at a cross-campus seminar arranged by the Council. Selection is made based on outstanding accomplishments through significant contributions to environmental issues across the full range of professional activities including seminal contributions to the literature, student impact, and external collaboration.


The website URL where information about the faculty research program is available:

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