This page is a collection of stories that highlight AGNR DEIR efforts. The monthly DEIR@AGNR newsletter is linked below.
University of Maryland marked the start of Native American Heritage Month by dedicating Yahentamitsi Dining Hall, the first building on campus to honor Maryland’s Native American Indian heritage.
Jose-Luis Izursa, a senior lecturer in Environmental Science & Technology, is turning a parcel of land at University of Maryland into an edible forest, to increase campus green space and improve community health.
Grace Nalugwa, a Ugandan entrepreneur and fellow from the Mandela Washington Fellowship program was introduced to a new career path in renewable energy and sustainability through her work with ENST's Dave Tilley.
The Journal of Hydrologic Engineering selected a research paper by Puneet Srivastava, professor and associate dean for research and associate director of Maryland Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of Maryland, to receive the 2022 Best Technical Paper Award.
The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources has announced the selection of Dr. Jinhee Kim as the new associate dean and associate director of University of Maryland Extension (UME).
Ray Weil, a professor in Environmental Science and Technology shared his knowledge in Uganda, where he gave science-based guidance for better yields to 120 small farmers looking to expand.
In celebration of Pride Month, Dean Beyrouty recognizes the modern-day impact that LGBTQ+ members are having upon the agriculture industry.
For more than three decades Wanda MacLachlan, the first black, female, agriculture extension agent in Maryland, has inspired thousands of people to care for the land and the Bay.
For the last several decades, 4-H programs around the country have committed to a promise to remove barriers and increase access for all youth to experience what 4-H has to offer.
Samara Nehemiah (’15 ENSP) uses prestigious Sea Grant fellowship to continue important research assessing fish populations in Maryland.
Mikayla NaSya Lewis, president-elect of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS), helps shape a more inclusive future in agriculture related fields.
Student mapping highlights food access problems in Prince George’s County and provides policy recommendations in ENSP interdisciplinary capstone project.
Jennifer Dixon Cravens helps youth groups in the region understand how environmental health is important to the health of their community with hands-on workshops.
Gold Street Park in Baltimore is transformed into a sustainable, public oasis by Landscape Architecture Students using a thoughtful, inclusive partnership with the local community.
More Archived Stories
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- Award winning UMD team uses native indigenous experience in self-sustaining station"Ripple" (2021)
- Decades of Visionary Leadership to Improve Health and Health Literacy for Marylanders and Beyond (2021)
- NSF award "PEARLS" program provides experiences and training for students from non-traditional geoscience fields (2020)
- Six AGNR women making exceptional strides in research, education, Extension, and administration (2020)
- Soil chemistry and anthropology help bridge gaps in African American History (2020)
- Disability-inclusive Landscape Design (2020)
- Patriot Point: A Veterans Refuge on the Rise (2017)