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Salvador Fawkes at the UMD Community Learning Garden
Visitors to the University of Maryland’s Community Learning Garden often ask the question: where does all the food go? Until this summer, the answer has always been the same: the bounty of cucumbers...
AGNR Institute of Applied Agriculture class of 2017
“The IAA literally changed my life,” Joyce Drake told her fellow graduates as she spoke from the heart at this year’s pre-graduation celebration on May 20, at the College Park Marriott. Drake, one of...

Certificate-Seeking New Student Orientation 8/16

Wednesday, Aug. 16,
9:00am to 4:00pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
Welcome, new Terps! Congratulations and welcome to campus, first-year IAA Terps! We are excited to have you as a new student in our program. At New Student Orientation , you will meet your advisor, get to know other students, register for classes, and obtain a University photo ID card. All incoming...
Kevin Mathias’s first day at his new job at the Institute of Applied Agriculture came shortly after New Year’s Day in 1979. This auspicious beginning for the young lecturer was initially met with...

Impromptu in the Garden

Tuesday, Apr. 18,
5:00am to 6:00pm
UMD Community Learning Garden (between Eppley Rec Center and the School of Public Health)
You are invited to attend Impromptu in the Garden , an event that celebrates UMD's Fearless Ideas theme and our fearless students taking INAG 110: Oral Communication . These brave students will choose blindly from Oral Comm lecturer Tony Pagnotti's magic hat of topics, and hilarity will ensue as...

Retirement Party for Dr. J. Kevin Mathias

Thursday, Jun. 8,
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Riggs Alumni Center
Doc is Retiring! You're invited to attend a retirement party honoring Dr. J. Kevin Mathias' numerous accomplishments over 38 years at the Institute of Applied Agriculture. The reception will be held on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 3:00 pm at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center. There is no cost for the...
When enrolling at the Institute of Applied Agriculture , many sports turf students dream of being offered a job at a well-known stadium: M&T Bank Stadium, Nationals Park, Camden Yards, or...

Internship Workshop for IAA Students

Tuesday, Mar. 14,
10:00am to 11:00am
Jull Hall, Room 1123
Dear IAA Students: Are you looking forward to your summer internship? Now is the time to begin looking for and lining up your internship experience. If you plan to complete your internship this summer, please attend this workshop on Tuesday, March 14. You must RSVP by Tuesday, March 7 to Glori...
Are you interested in topics relating to sustainability? Curious about the role of agriculture in environmental, social, and economic issues - including the food you eat? You are invited to the...
UMD Gardening Spring Workshop
UMD Spring Vegetable Gardening Workshop Series Garden your way through 2017 with this series of free workshops at UMD! All four events are free and open to the public. >>Download flyer of...


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