JUNE 9th - AUGUST 15th

The University of Delaware's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources held a 10-week Summer Institute for underrepresented populations of undergraduate students, who have an interest in pursuing graduate degrees in the agricultural and natural resource sciences. The Summer Institute is intended to provide these students with an opportunity to learn about the varied and exciting opportunities available in graduate education at the UD College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

The Summer Institute was held on the University of Delaware campus in Newark, Delaware from June 9 - August 15, 2014. Travel expenses and housing costs provided in university residence halls were covered. Transportation from residence halls to CANR facilities was discussed. All students received a stipend to help cover costs of participation.

For more information, please contact Dr. Tom Sims, UD CANR Deputy Dean at

The application deadline was April 1, 2014.


Students participating in the 2014 Summer Institute in the Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences were Candice Gittens (UD), Michelle Paukett (UD), Christine Piazza (Towson University), Monique Robinson (UD), and Paula Thomas (UD). Check back to learn more about their projects.