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Graduate Experience, Achievements & Research Symposium



Due to COVID-19, we are doing the final chapter of GEARS virtual on 15th July, 2020

Sign up here to register to attend/participate

The meeting link will be posted here on 15th July.

3rd March 2020

3rd Floor, The Commons


1st April 2020

UC Ballroom


The mission of GEARS is to provide a platform for students to showcase their creative achievements, present research accomplishments, and share their experiences with peers. GEARS aims to provide a friendly atmosphere to promote collaboration, improve communication skills, and to celebrate the hard work of UMBC graduate students. We hope you will join us on March 3, 2020, & April 1, 2020! 

Noteworthy events for this year’s symposium include:

  • Student Visuals, Art Showcase
  • Graduate Achievements Presentations
  • 3 Minute Thesis Competition
  • The Gritty Talks: short TED-like talk for Graduate Students
  • Social Hour
  • PowerPoint Roulette