University of Louisville

Kentucky/Ohio/Tennessee GEM GRAD Lab Hosted by University of Louisville

Co-hosted by University of Cincinnati, University of Kentucky and University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Sponsored by Lexmark International

September 19 – 20, 2014

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
Red Barn, University of Louisville

3:00 PM Begin Lab Tours
6:00 PM Group Dinner
РKeynote Speaker: Delaina A. Amos, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, University of Louisville (GEM Alum)
7:00 PM Student Poster Session
9:00 PM Return to Hotel
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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2014
John Shumaker Research Building, Room 139
9:00 AM Student Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Pre-Survey
10:00 AM Welcome and Introductions
– Beth Boehm, Dean, School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies,
University of Louisville
– Marcus Huggans, Ph.D., Senior Director of External Relations,
The National GEM Consortium
– Mordean Taylor-Archer, Ph.D., Vice Provost for Diversity and International Affairs, University of Louisville
10:15 AM Session 1: Why Graduate School?
– Nat Irving, II, Woodrow M. Strickler Executive in Residence Professor of Management Practice College of Business, University of Louisville
11:30 AM Session 2: How to Apply to Graduate School
– Patricia Bond, Senior Assistant Dean, University of Kentucky
– Latonia Craig, Associate Director of Admissions, School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies, University of Louisville
– Libby Leggett, Executive Director of Admissions, School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies, University of Louisville
12:30 PM Lunch – Graduate Resource Fair
| University of Cincinnati | University of Kentucky | Univeristy of Louisville | University of Tennessee, Knoxville |
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
– Austin Connor, Master’s Student, Civil Engineering, University of Louisville
– Shawn Cross, GEM Master’s Fellow, Electrical Engineering, University of Kentucky
– Dominique Jones, PhD Student, Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of Louisville
– Erica Littlejohn, PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering, University of Kentucky
3:15 PM Post-Survey / Closing Remarks – (Raffle – Kindle Fire HD)
3:30 PM Program Ends

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