Undergraduate student Cadan Cummings was accepted to participate for 2017 Summer Term in The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Cadan is a senior in agronomy and an undergraduate researcher in the UW Kucharik Agroecology Lab. The U.S. Department of Energy’s SULI program offers undergraduate students studying disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics the opportunity to perform research under the guidance of laboratory staff at one of the 17 participating DOE facilities. Cadan will be among 100 undergraduate students this summer to gain research internships with the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE). During his 10-week internship, Cadan will be mentored by ORNL researcher Jeffrey Warren and post-doctoral researcher Anirban Guha in the Environmental Sciences Division. Cadan will specifically be assisting in research pertaining to how woody species respond physiologically to extreme heat and drought conditions.