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GRIT-X

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.

GRIT-X 2018 (October 13, 2018)

Session 1:

  • 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

Session 2:

  • 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

Session 3:

GRIT-X 2017 (October 14, 2017)

Session 1:

Session 2:

  • 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

Session 3:

GRIT-X 2016 (September 17, 2016)

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