Fall Open House

Fall recruitment is the first of the three-pronged plan for GRAD-MAP. The Open House is an event at the University of Maryland at College Park to advertise the Winter Workshop program to visiting undergraduates. During this “Open House,” there will be talks by astronomy and physics faculty, networking with UMCP graduate students, and a discussion on what graduate school is and why someone might want to go (see the Graduate School Presentation below). This event is for students who are interested in applying to the Winter Workshop and want to know more. We have ~20 slots for students from the DMV area. We know that students might find it daunting to attend an event like this, but we’ll have plenty of friendly faces around and a free catered dinner. Due to the dinner, we must have students RSVP with a mini application. Please note that only students who have a confirmed RSVP can attend this event and will be provided with dinner. This event is *not* open to the public. 

Background image: the 25th Anniversary Hubble Image of star-forming region Westerlund 2credits NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), A. Nota (ESA/STScI), and the Westerlund 2 Science Team


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GRAD-MAP is generously funded by the University of Maryland College of Computer, Mathematical, & Natural Sciences and the Departments of Astronomy and Physics, and the NSF Career, PIRE (Global Relay of Observatories Watching Transients Happen), and AAG programs.