Gemstone Honors Program


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. Now in it's seventeenth year, 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

Apply to be a CONNECT Mentor

March 13, 2015

CONNECT Mentor applications are now live! The deadline to apply is Wednesday, April 1st at 5:00pm. For more information click here.

Apply to be a Gems Camp Leader

March 12, 2015

Gems Camp Section Leader applications are now live! Applications are due Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 9am. For more information about becoming a Camp Leader click here.

Dr. Hu Involved in Research to Boost Battery Capacity

January 8, 2015

Dr. Liangbing Hu, Team NATURE's mentor, is reasearching technicques for faster battery charging. Read more.

PIEZO and NATURE Mentors Receive Federal Funding for Energy Saving Research

January 5, 2015

Dr. Bao Yang (PIEZO) and Dr. Bing Hu (NATURE) are part of two research teams launching new federally-funded research projects designed to create personal technologies for keeping individuals comfortably cool or warm, while shrinking the energy needs of the buildings they occupy. Read More

Karishma Patel Featured as Standout Student by College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

December 3, 2014

In their Standout Student feature, the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources highlighted Karishma Patel and her Gemstone team's research (Team ATTENT). Read more.

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