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The Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS) is administered by the National Center for Smart Growth at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD). It is a campus-wide initiative that harnesses the expertise of UMD faculty and the energy and ingenuity of UMD students to help Maryland communities become more environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable. PALS is designed to provide innovative, low-cost assistance to local governments while creating real-world problem-solving experiences for University of Maryland graduate and undergraduate students.

Recent Submissions

  • Making Parks Attractive to New Generations: Montgomery County Scavenger Hunt Website 

    Shi, Tu (Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS), 2018)
    There are neglections on the ample park activity resources within Montgomery County, MD. As a result, park visitors are missing out the opportunities to discover and enjoy various points of interest in parks that would ...
  • BWI-Patapsco Greenway 

    Dalal, Avantika; Franklin, Joshua; Poole, Jason; Ren, Jen; Robinson, Laura (Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS), 2016)
    The proposed Patapsco Greenway Exchange would serve to connect the Patapsco Valley State Park, the BWI Transportation Zone, and the Baltimore Metropolitan. It is designed to do so for users of all ages and abilities while ...
  • Farm to Fork: Opportunities and Constraints 

    DiBernardo, Danielle; Lin, Jiawen; Luo, Zidan; Mishra, Satvik; Sanchez, Nick; Wang, Di (Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS), 2017)
    Our team devised a three-stage system to implement a food distribution network to serve Anne Arundel County clients including private retailers, public institutions such as schools and hospitals, and eventually privately-owned ...
  • Performance Metrics Plan for the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services 

    Bool, Richard; Bruffey, Robert; Falak, Waleed (Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS), 2018)
    DHHS found that they were inefficiently recording data used to create their necessary reports. With more than 130 direct service programs and contracted services from 700 different providers, the data from those services ...
  • System Architecture for the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services 

    Saba, Azeez; Falak, Waleed; Mulli, Anna; Pham, Andrew (Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS), 2018)
    This design-oriented, community service project has the potential to improve productivity in Montgomery County's Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) by providing a central standardized management system. The ...

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