On Friday, August 21, the Gatton Inter-Departmental Research Seminar (GIDRS) was successfully launched. According to organizer Allan Chen, more than 50 faculty members and Ph.D. students attended. Following Dean Sheather’s remarks, Adam Craig (marketing), Ben Commerford (accounting), and Zhi Huang (management) presented their research projects. The 1.5-hour seminar ended with short but lively Q&A. If you have suggestions for future GIDRS topics, please send them directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.