Gemstone Honors Program
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The Gemstone Honors Program at the University of Maryland is a unique multidisciplinary four-year research program for selected undergraduate honors students of all majors. The Gemstone Honors Program continues to challenge and support students in the development of their research, teamwork, communication and leadership skills. Learn more about Gemstone.

News and Announcements

Gemstone Fall Welcome Calendar 2019

August 19, 2019

Hey Gemstone students! Check out our Gemstone Fall Welcome Calendar below, which has some important dates, information, and ways to get involved in Gemstone!

You can also view the PDF HERE.

Have you registered for Gems Camp 2019 yet?

July 2, 2019

Hey Gemstone Class of 2023-- have you registered for Gems Camp 2019 yet? Be sure to register by our August 1st deadline. Check out this year's Gems Camp Promo Video below to see all the fun we have in store for you!

Gems Camp 2019 Registration is now LIVE!

May 30, 2019

Hey Gemstone Class of 2023!

Gems Camp is a two-night, off-campus orientation program designed to help incoming Gemstone students transition into the University of Maryland and the Gemstone Honors Program prior to the first day of classes. If living on campus, students have the added benefit of moving in early.

Registration for Gems Camp 2019 is now LIVE! Visit to register! Registration closes on Thursday, August 1st, 2019.

For more information regarding Gems Camp, please visit our Gems Camp page.

Save the Dates: Gemstone Thesis Conference and Citation Ceremony

March 26, 2019

Here We GO! Gemstone Opportunity (GO) Fund Launch!

March 6, 2019

This Giving Day, Wednesday, March 6th, help us launch our Gemstone Opportunity (GO) Fund, an initiative created by our Gemstone Alumni Board. To learn more about the Fund, visit this page.

Check out this video, featuring some current Gemstone students and what would help them GO.

To Donate, visit or click the Donate button below!

Introducing the Gemstone Opportunity (GO) Fund!

February 15, 2019

We said something BIG was coming...and here it is!! We are SO excited to introduce the new Gemstone Opportunity (GO) Fund, an initiative created by our Gemstone Alumni Board. Watch THIS VIDEO, where Gemstone Alumnus Thomas Haun'05 talks about the fund, how it benefits both Gemstone alumni and students, and ways to engage with us on Wednesday, March 6th, 2019, where we will have a day long event on campus with giveaways, fun activites, and MORE!

More details and information coming soon! Special thanks to our Gemstone Alumni Board who have worked on the details of this initiative: Thomas Haun'05, Jeremy Rachlin'02, Nikhil Joshi'07, Maureen Bowers'13, and Lara Fu'17!

Congratulations to the newly admitted Honors College Terps!

February 1, 2019

Congratulations to the newly admitted Class of 2023! Don't forget to preference your living-learning program by February 15th. For more information regarding preferencing programs, please visit the Next Steps page. For more information regarding Gemstone, check out our Admitted Student page on our website here.

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