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 GEMS 100 Section Leader!

January 15, 2015

Interested in co-teaching GEMS 100 next fall? The online application is open and must be submitted by Tuesday, February 10th by 9:00AM. Click here for more information about being and SL and the application process.

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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