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In this class we will dig our minds and hands into issues and projects connected to our local food system to:
- Create, and develop marketing and outlets for, a student microgreen enterprise.
- Establish a community garden for refugee families.
- Support a new farmers’ market in West Baltimore to improve healthy food access
in that community.
- Design and install an edible, perennial landscape at the UMBC Garden.
- Develop UMBC and K12 partners for a “Climate Change Monitoring Garden.”
- Collaborate with the Baltimore Orchard Project’s “Funky Fruit” initiative to recover
and create a marketing campaign for locally grown irregular fruits and
vegetables that are otherwise disposed as waste.
interdisciplinary course will investigate the interwoven social, cultural,
scientific, and technological aspects of the Anthropocene, the geologic age
defined by the influence of humans on the planet. Students in the class can
expect to develop an understanding of how the Anthropocene is defined, to
examine scientific evidence for that definition, and to discuss the scientific
and social implications of that definition. The course will also consider
technological and social strategies for managing complexity in this new era.
Response, has been
working part time as a Rehab Technician at a local hospital, taking classes
part time at Montgomery College for his physical therapy assistants
certificate, and is involved with his
local running club as a coach, race director, and race management staff.
course is a combination of physics, astronomy, biology, chemistry, and
Earth (planetary) sciences. If you want to learn about the discovery of
planets orbiting other stars (“exoplanets”), the chemistry of space, the origin
and evolution of life on Earth, or habitable environments within our solar
system this course is for you!
are no pre-requisites for this course so hurry and register! If you have taken
physics, biology, or chemistry previously this course will be complementary.
contact Dr. Stephen Freeland at
Spring 2015 advising and registration will be occurring soon! Before you
can register, you must be electronically
cleared by an advisor and receive
any advance permissions for particular classes, especially INDS classes.
your INDS advisor to arrange an appointment. Many advisors in INDS are
not meeting with students until AFTER the Spring 2015 schedule goes live
on Monday, October 27. Unsure who your advisor is? Email Ms. Sauter - email@example.com.
You have a pre-determined time to register based on the number of credits you have
earned; it does not include the credits you are taking this semester: Spring 2015 Registration Appointments
class schedule is online. Any student can register for winter session
advising clearance starting Monday, October 27. However, you are strongly
with your advisor about winter course ideas, especially if you want to take them
at another school. The
maximum number of credits you can take in Winter is 4.5 credits (1 academic course and a physical education course).
Your To-Do List:
- Make an appointment with your INDS advisor.
- Check to see when you can register online. Spring 2015 Registration Appointments
- Review the winter and spring schedules and prepare your list of course preferences with back-up options. Winter and Spring schedules: http://my.umbc.edu/go/schedule
- Check your degree audit online. When making your course list, consider
your general graduation requirements and things you want to take for your
have a second major, scholar program, or following a pre-health guideline, make
arrangements to see an advisor from that department. Pre-Health Students, see this link: http://www.umbc.edu/advising/docs/AdvisingSummaryforPreProfessionalStudents.pdf
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