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Courses - Spring 2018
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Also offered as: PUAF301.
Credit only granted for: AGNR301 or PUAF301.
Designed for students whose academic majors would be enhanced by the complementary study of a widely shared but hard-to-operationalize aspiration: that present choices should preserve or improve future options rather than foreclose or degrade them. How should we understand sustainability? How might we achieve it? How would we know if we had achieved it? And how could sustainability activists of a rising generation lead by example?
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Field Experience; Travel Study Seminar
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
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Innovation and Commercialization for Graduate Students in AGNR
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Must be a Masters or PhD student in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources or in Entomology in the College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences.
Restriction: Permission of AGNR-College of Agriculture & Natural Resources.
Introduces AGNR graduate students to University of Maryland and College of Agriculture and Natural Resources resources and initiatives for innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of products and processes resulting from basic and applied research and development, and interaction with the private sector. Graduate students will learn about the University of Maryland's extensive network for innovation, entrepreneurship and commercialization including: Academy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (AIE), Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship in the Smith School of Business, Mtech in the School of Engineering, and the University's Office of Technology Commercialization. AGNR's Agriculture Innovation to Commercialization (AgI2C) initiative will be highlighted. Students will be expected to conduct a limited market survey and analyze results.
Class meets in SYM 0110 on January 3, 4, 5, and 8; 9am-12:30pm; and January 9, February 2 and 5; 10am-12:30pm.