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Global. Research. Innovation. Trends. Excellence.

GRIT-X is a series of presentations to celebrate the achievements of UMBC’s alumni and faculty.
The GRIT-X program is structured as three distinct sessions, where invited groups of alumni and faculty describe compelling aspects of UMBC’s impact in the areas of research, scholarship and creative achievement.

GRIT-X 2017 (October 14, 2017)

Session 1:

  • Kafui Dzirasa – Next Generation Psychiatric Diagnostics and Therapeutics
  • Christine Mallinson – The Social Life of Speech
  • Nilanjan Banerjee – When What You Wear Understands You

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:

  • 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

GRIT-X 2016 (September 17,2016)

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