GEMS (Generating Enthusiasm in Math and Science) program at the
University of West Georgia is designed for students with an interest in and
aptitude for math and science. It is ideal for students that want to major
in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, geology, geography,
mathematics, or physics, or for those who are undecided about what area of
science to major in. The themes for the GEMS program are CSI:UWG, Science in Space,
CSI:UWG class will use all the fields of science and math to solve a
series of crimes on campus. The Science in Space class will explore
the science behind NASA. The Pre-Health class will use chemistry,
biology, and geosciences to solve a possible Avian Flu epidemic.
successfully complete this first year program will be eligible for a paid
summer research fellowship, in which they will spend eight weeks on campus
working on a research project with UWG faculty members.