GEM GRAD Lab Hosted by the University of Alabama in Huntsville

Event Description

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GEM GRAD Lab hosted by 
University of Alabama in Huntsville

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Please join us for the GEM GRAD Lab hosted by the University of Alabama in Huntsville on Friday, September 6, 2019 and Saturday, September 7, 2019 on the University of Alabama in Huntsville campus. On Friday, September 6, 2019 the event will be held in [Location TBD] from [insert time]. On Saturday, September 7, 2019 the GEM GRAD Lab will be held in [Location TBD] from 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM.  Attendees are expected to arrive on time and stay for the entire program.

The GEM GRAD Lab is a fun and engaging symposium where participants, science and engineering undergraduates, will receive full information on the importance of graduate school and what is needed to successfully gain admittance with financial support.  Speakers range from current graduate students to University faculty and senior industry executives.

GRAD Lab encourages young people to consider graduate engineering or science education, and to apply for the GEM fellowship.  Focusing on the global importance of research and innovation, life-long career benefits, and real world role models, the symposium will help each student envision his or her future as a technology leader, successfully apply for a GEM fellowship, and gain entry to a graduate STEM program.


  • Saturday, GRAD Lab will be held in the [location TBD] on the campus map.
  • Parking is available in the [location TBD].

Friday, September 6, 2019

[Arrival] PM             Welcome



[Arrival] PM             Campus Tour


[Arrival] PM             Dinner with Graduate Student Association

Saturday, September 7, 2019    


All activities will take place in the [location TBD], University of Alabama in Huntsville Campus

9:00 AM                  Registration, Pre-surveys and Continental Breakfast

10:00 AM                Welcome and Introductions 


10:15 AM                Session 1:  Why Graduate School
                                Dr. Marquita Qualls, GEM Program Consultant (GEM Alum)
11:15 AM                Break

11:30 AM                Session 2: How to Apply to Graduate School
                               Moderator: Dr. Michael Smith, Deputy Director of Internal Operations, GEM

12:30PM                 Lunch Break       
Graduate Fair and Faculty/Career Center Review of
                               Statement of Purposes

1:15 PM                  Session 3: How to Fund Graduate School
                               GEM Executive Staff (TBD)

2:15PM                   Break

2:30PM                   Session 4:  Voices from the Field
                               Moderator: TBA
                               Panelists: TBA                              

3:15 PM                  Closing Remarks/Post Surveys (Raffle – Prize Give Away)

3:30 PM                  Program End


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Registration for this event is closed.