CREAR: Collaboration and Retention through Environmental and Agricultural Research

is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

CREAR is a project with the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences (ACES) at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana.

Wondering what you can do with a major in Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, or Applied Math?
Learn about graduate school in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences & the many career opportunities at the USDA for math and science majors!

CREAR'S goal:

Summer Research Experience details:

To apply:
Fill out the application, which you can download in word format or in PDF format or pick up a hard copy from the staff of the Student Center for Science Engagement in 235 Brommel Hall (formerly the Science Building). Applications are due March 15, 2011 and the award announcement will take place April 15, 2011 at the NEIU Annual Student Research/Creative Activities Symposium luncheon.


Dr. Wrinkle (Math)
Dr. Fraiman (Chemistry)
Dr. Hemzacek or Dr. Sanders (Earth Science) or
Dr. Geddes (Biology)
CREAR flyer
More information coming soon.