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With soft pink flowing tresses and a smile that lights up the room, Amy Winkler, a Sustainable Agriculture student with an interest in Ornamental Horticulture, completed her internship at the Red...
The Dog Days of Summer It’s mid-afternoon on a summer day in Aberdeen, Maryland, and the temperature has climbed to the mid-90s. Sweat drips off your face as you stand in the parking lot of Ripken...
A nature community? What is it and how do you build one? During her internship with the Maryland Biodiversity Project, University of Maryland student Barbara Sikorski was very active in cataloging...
Colby Dean’s Internship with High Point Hanoverians Training, grooming, showing horses, and traveling to California were only a small portion of Colby Dean’s intern duties at High Point Hanoverians...
Career Direction Blooms at Terp Farm Internship Who spent their summer growing produce for thousands of college students? Lillian Kahl, that’s who. Kahl studies sustainable agriculture at the...
IAA Golf Course Management alum Matt Jolly stopped by for a visit to Jull Hall recently, after returning to Maryland following an internship with the Tiger Woods Foundation. After graduating from the...
Connecting military veterans with agriculture is a cause that is close to Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) alum Robert “Bob” Borkowski’s heart. As a military veteran and retired University of...
For 10 days leading up to Labor Day, labor was on the minds of many Maryland State fairgoers who crowded into the birthing center for an up-close look at the miracle of life. Institute of Applied...
Ever wondered what it’s like being a golf course superintendent? Matt Pfeiler, a 1998 graduate of the Institute of Applied Agriculture’s Golf Course Management program, can tell you what a typical...
The return of golf to this year's Summer Olympic Games after a 112 year hiatus provided a unique experience for 2010 IAA graduate Adam Schilpp. Adam served on a task force of PGA Tour agronomists...
Congratulations to the following exceptional students, who have been awarded IAA scholarships for the Fall 2016 semester: Shields Memorial Scholarship Eric Spalt Golf Course Management ‘18 Bel Air,...
IAA Fall Open House
This Fall, the IAA is hosting two FREE Open House events . That is two opportunities to visit us in Jull Hall, get to know the faculty and students, and tour the University of Maryland, College Park...
The IAA is kicking off the 2016 academic year with a shiny new Instagram account! Follow us on Instagram, as well as our other social media accounts so you never miss a beat. Instagram Beautiful...
As the heat index inched toward 110 degrees, Meredith Epstein felt beads of sweat trickle down her back and the side of her face as she moved concrete blocks, pulled weeds, and cleaned the IAA’s...
This year's Shields Memorial Golf Tournament raised over $15,000 for the Institute of Applied Agriculture's Turfgrass program. Glenn Dale Golf Club hosted 148 players on a wet but well-conditioned...
At the 2016 Maryland Agriculture Teacher's Association (MATA) conference in Hunt Valley, the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) was recognized as the "Outstanding Post-Secondary Program." Thank...
Patrick Goode really believes in the value of agriculture. A 1999 graduate of the Institute of Applied Agriculture’s Agricultural Business Management major, Goode has spent the past 15 years working...
Kossi Bassinan, Scott Hebert, Dong Hae (Donnie) Shin, Meg Smolinski
The following exceptional students were awarded scholarships through the IAA for the Spring 2016 semester: Shields Memorial Scholarships Scott Hebert Golf Course Management ‘16 Lutherville, MD Dong...
Since 1991, the Institute of Applied Agriculture has awarded 113 Shields Memorial Scholarships totaling over $115,000 thanks to IAA alumnus R. John Shields, Jr. John, who completed his IAA course...
The Institute of Applied Agriculture concluded its 50th Anniversary year with a pre-graduation celebration which attracted so many people that it outgrew two locations before settling nicely into the...

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