Gemstone Honors Program
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Team Policies

Team Formation and Functioning

Team formation occurs during the GEMS102 class, Research Topic Exploration, which is taken in the spring semester of the freshman year. Read more under Academic Procedures.

Conflict Resolution and Team Dynamic Resources

A huge part of the gemstone program is learning to work together as a team. GEMS202: Team Dynamics and Research Methodology, begins with Team Gemstone Part 2, which is a required team development activity for the sophomore cohort. The course will also help students learn basic research methodology and skills needed to begin their research. Read more under Academic Procedures.

Building a Team Website

Each team must have a team website. For more information, see our Website Guidelines.

Team Room Use

Gemstone students may reserve and utilize the team rooms for team meetings. For more information, see Team Room Use.