SEMINARS Spring 2012
HONR288X Sustaining the Wooded Hillock: A Living Classroom
Tuesday/Thursday 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Marla McIntosh, Professor and Distinguished Scholar-Teacher, Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture;
Marybeth Shea, Instructor, Professional Writing Program/English Department and technical consultant to international environmental organizations
In 2009, the University planned to bulldoze "The Wooded Hillock" to construct additional parking and service buildings on campus. A grassroots alliance of students, faculty, and staff halted this campus development when the University Senate passed the following resolution: "Because of its value to the educational and research mission of the University of Maryland, the Senate recommends that the wooded hillock be preserved in its entirety." The wooded hillock was saved, but now what?