If you live in the DMV and are interested in learning more about graduate school, plan to take a “road trip” to the GEM GRAD Lab on Saturday, September 28!
From the GEM Website: “GRAD Lab encourages young people of color to consider graduate engineering or science education and applying for the GEM fellowship.”
Segments of the program:
- “Why Graduate School”
- “How to Prepare for Graduate School”
- “Understanding the GEM Fellowship”, and
- “Voices From the Field: Real Life Research and Internship Experiences”
The event is free! Register here:
Students from any school in the region may register for this free event! Just set up a free eGEM account and register online using the link above.
UMBC’s Sr. Assistant Dean for Graduate Enrollment, K. Jill Barr, J.D., will be one of the panelists!
UVA GEM GRAD Lab Co-sponsors: UMBC, The University of Virginia, Virginia Tech.
- FREE bus transportation will be provided for students from UMBC. Reserve bus seats by sending email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject “BUS for GEM GRAD Lab.” NSBE, SACNAS, AISES, and SHPE Presidents from schools other than UMBC should send a list on behalf of their students. Each email must have the name of the student, school, major, and email address.
- Students from schools other than UMBC, and students who are not affiliated with a NSBE, SACNAS, AISES, SHPE chapter, are encouraged to carpool.
- If you’re planning to go, please let us know. Place a comment here on this page, AND send the email to email@example.com (for the bus trip.)
- The bus will leave at 6:00 AM from the front of UMBC’s Administration Building – landmarks: “Administration Drive,” Flag pole, The Retriever Athletic Center (RAC). The bus will leave UVA around 4:30 PM, with expected arrival back at UMBC at 6: 30 PM.
Driving directions to UVA: http://www.seas.virginia.edu/about/visit.php
The trip from Baltimore to Charlottesville, VA is approximately 3 hours.