Northwestern University

Illinois/Indiana/Michigan GEM GRAD Lab hosted by Northwestern University

Co-hosted by Michigan Technological University and University of Illinois – Chicago

Sponsored by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

October 10-11, 2014

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2014
Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Building, Northwestern University
1:00 PM Depart for Fermi National Accelerator Lab Tour & Dinner
8:00 PM Arrival from Fermi Lab Tour
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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2014
9:00 AM Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Pre-Survey
10:00 AM Welcome and Introductions
– Bruce Lindvall, Ph.D., Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies, McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University
10:15 AM Session 1: Why Graduate School?
– Howard G. Adams, Ph.D., GEM Program Consultant, The National GEM Consortium
11:30 AM Session 2: How to Apply to Graduate School
– Renetta Garrison Tull, Ph.D., GEM Program Consultant,
The National GEM Consortium
1:15 PM Session 3: How to Fund Graduate School
– Marcus Huggans, Ph.D., Senior Director of External Relations,
The National GEM Consortium
2:30 PM Session 4: Voices From the Field
Moderator: Maurice Ball, AD/Mechanical Support, Fermi National Laboratory
(GEM Alum)
– Joshua Lawrence, Subsystems Engineer, Caterpillar, Inc. (GEM Alum)
– Tayloria Adams, GEM PhD Fellow, Chemical Engineering,
Michigan Technological University
3:15 PM Closing Remarks and Post-Survey
3:30 PM Program Ends

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