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Graduate Experience, Achievements & Research Symposium


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 celebrate the hard work of UMBC graduate students. We hope you will join us at the events! 

Noteworthy events for this year’s symposium include:

  • 3 Minute Thesis Competition
  • The Gritty Talks: short TED-like talk for Graduate Students
  • PowerPoint Roulette
  • Fun Night
  • Trivia
  • Ideathon