Subject: New Spring 2021 course for first-year students addresses global challenges! Description: Course Details: IDEA200/PLCY200: Designing the World’s Future: The UN Sustainable Development Goals (1 credit) Monday/Wednesday, 9 - 9:50 a.m. Dates: Begins March 1 and runs for 8 weeks. This course is open to all students and is best suited for first year students. The University of Maryland is committed to addressing and proposing solutions to the grand challenges (https://president.umd.edu/grandchallenges) facing the world today. The Office of International Affairs, the School of Public Policy and the Academy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship have teamed up to launch a new, innovative one-credit course for Spring 2021 that introduces first-year students to the UN Sustainable Development Goals as a blueprint for addressing grand challenges to achieve a more equitable and sustainable future for all. Through a series of guest lectures featuring the founders of the SDGs and international practitioners, students will work virtually and collaboratively on projects with peers from across UMD’s global network using design thinking methods and the SDGs framework to engage in creative problem-solving for the improvement of the common good. Click here for additional course information and to register! https://go.umd.edu/IDEA200Register Contact Person: Katherine Schwarzentraub Contact Email: [log in to unmask] You received this email because you are subscribed to the Daily eNews for CMNS Students (CMNS-UNDERGRAD-NEWS) mailing list. If you would like to unsubscribe from this list, simply send an email to [log in to unmask] with the message signoff CMNS-UNDERGRAD-NEWS in the body.