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

Java Jolt: Finals De-Stress and Last Minute Study Tips and Tricks

December 3, 2014

Join us for the last Java Jolt of the semester on Monday, December 8 from 3-5pm. Come de-stress before finals and learn about some last minute study tips. Enjoy some "finals survival" snacks in addition to coffee and tea to help you get through the end of the semester!

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.

Dr. Hu Named Maryland Outstanding Young Engineer

November 20, 2014

Team NATURE’s mentor, Dr. Liangbing Hu, was named Maryland Outstanding Young Engineer by the Maryland Science Center. Sponsored by the Maryland Academy of Sciences, the award honors his work with Dr. Leite, also honored, ┬ádeveloping technology for solar energy, batteries and electronics. Read more.

Professor Miao Yu's research could expand sonar, medical imaging

October, 16, 2014

Team BLAST's mentor, Professor Miao Yu, is directing research to develop breakthrough technology to improve sound sensors through the use of artificially engineered materials, or metamaterials. Read more.

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