GEM GRAD Lab hosted by Washington University in St. Louis

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 GEM GRAD Lab hosted by Washington University in St. Louis
Co-Host(s): Missouri University of Science and Technology 
 

Please join us for the GEM GRAD Lab hosted by Washington University in St. Louis, co-hosted by Missouri University of Science and Technology on Friday and Saturday, September 27 - 28, 2019 at Washington University in St. Louis Danforth Campus. Friday, September 27 the event will be from 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM, and on Saturday, September 28 the event will be from 9:00AM - 4:00 PM.  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 may 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.

Lodging:
If you are arriving on Friday, September 27, 2019, and checking out on Saturday, September 28, 2019, please consider our preferred hotel, [location TBD]
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Campus Map: https://wustl.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Danforth-Campus-Map.pdf (Number 128 on campus map)

  • Friday, please meet in the Whitaker Hall Atrium on the Washington University in St. Louis Danforth Campus for campus tours followed by a Welcome Dinner
  • Saturday, GRAD Lab will be held in the Whitaker Hall Auditorium located on the Washington University in St. Louis Danforth Campus.

AGENDA
Friday, September 27, 2019
activities will Begin on the Washington University in St. Louis campus inside the Uncas A. Whitaker Hall Atrium 
3:00 PM                                Hosting University Information Session
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM               Welcome and Campus Tour
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM                Informal Dinner with current students hosted off campus

sATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2019
ACTIVITIES WILL begin ON THE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS CAMPUS INSIDE THE UNCAS A. WHITAKER HALL Auditorium & ATRIUM 
  9:00 AM              Registration, Pre-surveys and Breakfast

  9:45 AM              Host Greeting and GEM Welcome

10:00 AM             Workshops: Why Graduate School: How to Apply


12:15 PM              Lunch and Graduate Fair 

  1:30 PM             Workshops: How to Fund: Voices From the Field 

  3:45 PM              Closing Remarks/Post Surveys (Raffle – Prize Give Away)

 

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