GEM GRAD Lab hosted by University of Tennessee - Knoxville

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GEM GRAD Lab hosted by University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Co-Hosts: Auburn University, Vanderbilt University, University of Kentucky, University of Cincinnati
Sponsor: Oak Ridge National Laboratory 



Please join us for the GEM GRAD Lab hosted by the University of Tennessee - Knoxville with Auburn University, Vanderbilt University, University of Kentucky and the University of Cincinnati on Friday and Saturday, September 27-28, 2019 at the University of Tennessee - Knoxville. Friday, September 27th the lunch/tour with Oak Ridge National Laboratory from 12:00PM to 4:00PM as well as the Welcome Dinner and Graduate Discussion from 6:00PM to 8:00PM will be held on the University of Tennessee - Knoxville campus at the Min H. Kao Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Building.

Saturday, September 28th the event will be from 9 AM - 3:30 PM in the Min H. Kao Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Building. Attendees are expected to arrive on time and stay for the entire time.
The 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.

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RAD 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.


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odging:

If you are arriving on Friday, September 27, 2019, and checking out on Saturday, September 28, 2019, please consider our preferred hotel, Hilton - Knoxville at the rate of $97 per night, until September 16th, for overnight stay.

Campus Map:
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  • Friday, the Lunch/Tour with Oak Ridge National Laboratory from 12:00PM to 4:00PM as well as the Welcome Dinner and Graduate Discussion from 6:00PM to 8:00PM will be held on the University of Tennessee - Knoxville campus at the Min H. Kao Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Building
  • Saturday, GRAD Lab will be held on the University of Tennessee - Knoxville campus at the Min H. Kao Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Building
AGENDA
Friday, September 27, 2019
All activities will take place on the University of Tennessee - Knoxville campus inside the
Min H. Kao Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Building

11:00AM-11:45AM                Oak Ridge National Laboratory Welcome and Registration

12:00PM - 1:15PM                Lunch/Tour with Oak Ridge National Laboratory Presentation
 
01:30PM - 4:00PM                Oak Ridge National Laboratory Tour

06:00PM - 8:00PM                Welcome Dinner and Graduate School Discussion

SATURDAY, APRIL 13    
All activities will take place on the University of Tennessee - Knoxville campus inside the Min H. Kao Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Building
GEM GRAD LAB

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

10:00 AM              Welcome and Introductions 

                             

10:15 AM              Session 1:  Why Graduate School
                              GEM Program Consultant

11:15 AM              Break

11:30 AM              Session 2: How to Apply to Graduate School                             

12:30PM               Lunch Break       
                             Graduate Fair

1:15 PM                Session 3: How to Fund Graduate School
                             GEM Program Consultant
                              
2:15PM                 Break

2:30PM                 Session 4:  Voices from the Field
                              Moderator: 
                              GEM Program Consultant
                              Panelists: 
                             
A panel of three- four charismatic young successful professionals and/or current STEM 
                                     graduate students, who hold, or are currently pursuing, a graduate degree in STEM. Prefer 
                                     panelists who are GEM Fellows/Alumni, however this is not required.  Panel must be 
                                     diverse, i.e. ethnically, gender, degree level (i.e. Ph.D. /MS) and professional sector 
                                     (corporate/laboratory/academy).

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

3:30 PM                Program End

 

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