University of Arkansas

Arkansas/Kansas/Missouri GEM GRAD Lab hosted by University of Arkansas

Co-hosted by University of Kansas and University of Missouri – Columbia

October 4, 2014


Bell Engineering Center, University of Arkansas
9:00 AM Student Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Pre-Survey
10:00 AM Welcome and Introductions
– Thomas “TC” Carter, III, Assistant Dean of Engineering Academic & Student Affairs, College of Engineering, University of Arkansas
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
– Alfred T. Dowe, Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment and Community Outreach, University of Arkansas
– Darcey Nance, Director of Graduate Recruitment and Outreach, School of Engineering, University of Kansas
– NaTashua Davis, Ph.D., Director, McNair Scholars Program, Graduate Diversity Initiatives, University of Missouri
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: Paul Adams, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas
– Derrell Mathis, GEM MS Fellow, Geoscience, University of Arkansas
– Julius Morehead, GEM PhD Fellow, Mechanical Engineering, University of Arkansas
– Willie Montgomery, University of Arkansas (GEM Alum)
3:15 PM Closing Remarks and Post-Survey
3:30 PM Program Ends

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