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In Maryland Today

A Self-Riding Bike? A Student Team Designed One for a Good Reason

+ overview of the senior teams presenting and defending their research at the Thesis Conference

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Philip Merrill Presidential Scholar

Congratulations to Gemstone senior Zachary Breit from team PASS on this honor! Read about Zachary's award and the role mentorship played in his life.

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Do Good Showcase

Bravo to Class of 2023 Teams for outstanding presentations at this year's Do Good Showcase!  Congratulations to Teams BCIPRO, EVICT, NANO & PISO for winning monetary prizes to supplement their team's research!

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Kayla and Friend

May 18, 2022

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Reading Day

Prepare for finals on May 11th.  Good Luck on finals!!

Alumni Spotlight


Kyeshia Laurence '21

Kyeshia Laurence '21 has increased diversity in NIH study participants, hosted a college-prep workshop in St. Maarten, and started a college mentoring program for college students

Read SNMA article
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Chris Grant '13

Chris Grant '13 has been named to a prestigious list of young entrepreneurs

Read Forbes article

Gemstone in the News

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Why give?

Donor Spotlight: Ken Schwartz

Read Ken's story
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Five Gemstone students named top UMD Seniors

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