Map of Piscataway Land

Land Acknowledgement

Every community owes its existence and strength to the generations before them, around the world, who contributed their hopes, dreams, and energy into making the history that led to this moment.

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Group photo of faculty, staff and students at the fall 2022 departmental retreat

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Anti-Racism in GEOG

The Department of Geographical Sciences’ Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Anti-Racism (DEIAR) Committee is responsible for reviewing and making recommendations with a view to overcoming systemic discrimination and oppression, such as racism, sexism, classism, ageism and more, and to model an inclusive scholarly community built on respect for one another.

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Colorful globe statue displaying African countries

Beyond GEOG: Resources and Learning

This page contains diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism related resources for geoscientists, UMD-specific resources, and recommended articles. 

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Testudo statue on sunny day

GEOG and UMD Reporting Mechanisms

This page contains instructions on how to report incidents of sexual misconduct or discrimination, incidents of bias, and general complaints. 

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