Global. Research. Innovation. Trends. Excellence.
GRIT-X is a series of presentations to celebrate the passion and achievements of UMBC’s alumni, faculty and graduates students.
The GRIT-X program is structured as three distinct sessions, where invited groups of speakers describe compelling aspects of UMBC’s impact in the areas of research, scholarship and creative achievement.
- Richard Chisolm – Catalytic Filmmaking: Embracing the Power of the Documentary
- Manil Suri – STEAMy Videos and X’y Tales: Approaching Math through Narrative
- Nicole King – Do Listen to Strangers
- Deborah Thompson Eisenberg – The Four Superpowers needed to create a Culture of Conflict Resolution
- Kimberly Moffitt – The Princess and the Glass Cliff(er): An Exploration of Gender and Race in Animation
- Eric Dyer – Material Motion: Resurrecting Cinema’s Forgotten Ancestry
- Kafui Dzirasa – Next Generation Psychiatric Diagnostics and Therapeutics
- Christine Mallinson – The Social Life of Speech
- Nilanjan Banerjee – When What You Wear Understands You
- Sean Pang – The Fortune of Misfortunes: Finding Passion and What to Do With It
- Gymama Slaughter – The Art of Powering Implantable Electronics
- Kate Brown – The Great Chernobyl Mystery: How Ignorance Became Policy and Politics
- Corey Fleischer – Building Founders the Old Fashioned Way
- T. Jane Turner – Here Be Dragons: Investigating Black Holes in Galaxy Nuclei
- Doug Hamby – Making Dance: Let the Body Show the Way
- Kiirstn Pagan and Katie Hillman – When Your Art Becomes Your Business
- Lee Blaney – Our Environment is on Drugs
- Tyson King Meadows – Why the Color of Your Canary Matters for Democracy
- Rebecca A. Adelman – Beyond the Checkpoint: Rethinking Citizenship and Surveillance
- Vanderlei Martins – Reaching for the Skies – Sun, Pollution, Clouds and Climate
- Lee Boot – A Grand Visualization Challenge: Putting Humpty Together Again