How to Develop a Syllabus

PROF-iT Series with Dr. Linda Hodges When: Friday, September 21, 2018, · Noon – 2 PM Where: The Commons 329 This seminar is part of the PROF-it (Professors-in-Training) series. Participants ...

Fall 2018 Dissertation House for Non-Traditional Graduate Students, including University Employees, and Career Professionals – UMBC ONLY!

Dates: Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13, 2018. Location: UMBC, Commons Building, Rooms: 331 and 328. Time: 9 am – 5 pm (each day). This activity is open to ...

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How to Develop a Teaching Portfolio

Professors-in-Training – PROF-iT Series When: Wednesday, October 24, 2018, · Noon – ...

3 Postdoctoral positions at Carnegie Mellon University

1. Postdoctoral position at CMU in experiments on novel Acousto-optic Techniques for ...

Natural Sciences Professoriate-Track Faculty Research Fellowship @UMBC #ThinkBigDiversity

The PROMISE AGEP supports faculty diversity, and partners with UMBC’s Department of ...

UPDATE – PROMISE PhD Alums Bring $100,000 NSF GRFP Fellowship Prep Workshop to @UMBC Sat. Sept. 15, 2018

Files shared by the presenters: Participant Folder: Review_Criteria Reviewer_comments1 Reviewer_comments2 TipsforApplying WS_PersonalStatement ...

Diversity Speaker Series @ UMB

From the Diversity Advisory Council Save the Date: September 17, 2018, @ ...

Postdoctoral position @ Imperial College London

Applications are invited for a Research Associate position in the group of ...

2018 USM PROMISE AGEP Fall Harvest Dinner & Networking Reception @ UMD

Annual USM PROMISE AGEP Fall Harvest Dinner & Networking Reception  Monday, November ...

The NASA Postdoctoral Program

NASA Postdoctoral Fellowship The NASA Postdoctoral Program offers the U.S. and international ...

PROMISE is going to the SREB 2018 Institute for Teaching and Mentoring, for Faculty Diversity! Do you want to go?

We’re heading to Arlington, Virginia this coming October 2018 for the SREB Compact! ...

PROMISE Graduate Student and Postdocs Kick-off Social

Welcome & Community Building Reception Friday, September 7, 2018, · 5 PM ...

Teaching and Learning Seminar

Thank you for visiting this event’s information page. We also ask that ...

World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF) 2018 in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Don’t Miss the Opportunity to Present FIRST TIME IN THE U.S.A Undergraduate ...

16th PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI): August 18, 2018 (8/18/18) #ThinkBigDiversity

In 2003, “SUCCESS 2003” (later named the PROMISE Summer Success Institute or ...

Faculty positions available – Campbell University, Associate, Assistant or Full Professors, School of Engineering

The School of Engineering at Campbell University (, seeks three Engineering ...

2018 Summer Horizons for Students Considering Graduate Studies

2018 Summer Horizons Program   Friday, June 29, 2018 The 2018 program will ...

Dr. Damon Bradley/DJ, Creator of TechnoFist – NASA Engineering Leader & International DJ, brings his music to the PROMISE Cookout, 5/5/18, 1:00 PM.

Dr. Damon Bradley is a NASA Scientist and an international DJ. He ...

UMBC Alumna, Nandadevi Cortes Rodriguez, Ph.D., Works to Increase Diversity in Ornithology

PROMISE is proud of Dr. Nandadevi “Nanda” Cortes Rodriguez (UMBC, Biology), former graduate ...

Post-doctoral Research Associate (Mathematical Biology)

Post-doctoral Research Associate (Mathematical Biology) The School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences ...

PROMISE AGEP Projects and Events. Tweet #ThinkBigDiversity

Summer Dissertation House @ UMBC – July 10 – 13, 2018

This Dissertation House is hosted by the Graduate School at UMBC for UMBC students only.   The Summer Dissertation House is coming to UMBC (July 10-13, 2018). Graduate students who plan to participate should follow the application procedures on the application webpage for the Dissertation House (below). Open application period: May 1, 2018 – June 15, 2018. (Please note that there are only […]

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Diversity in Aging Research Post-Doctoral Training Program

Post-doctoral Position: The National Institute on Aging (NIA), a research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is the lead federal agency for aging, age-related disease, and Alzheimer’s disease research. The NIA Intramural Research Program’s (IRP). Diversity in Aging Research Pipeline Program (DARPP) seeks to enhance […]

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Spotlight on Erika Aparaka and Shawnisha Hester at 2018 Understanding Interventions Conference in Baltimore, MD

The Understanding Interventions (UI) that Broaden Participation in Science Careers conference, focused on ongoing research on how to intervene in STEM education in order to increase positive student outcomes in STEM-related fields, was held this year between March 2-4, 2018. Two PROMISE graduate student team members had the opportunity attended and present ongoing research on […]

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UMBC’s 40th Graduate Research Conference to focus on communication and collaboration

In the following feature published by UMBC News we are proud to highlight three of our PROMISE students: Ashley Wayne Thomas (National Science Foundation Bridge to the Doctorate Fellow and PROMISE Participant), Juan Valdez (National Science Foundation Bridge to the Doctorate Fellow and PROMISE Participant), and Denise Williams (National Science Foundation Alliances for Graduate Education […]

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PROMISE Event Promotes Diversity in STEM Academia

Original article published in The Elm, University of Maryland, Baltimore by Lou Cortina: Copy below: “In the effort to increase diversity in the field of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP), looms large. Using resources from University System of Maryland institutions, the initiative aims to […]

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2018 PROMISE AGEP Friends and Family Cookout

On Saturday, May 5, 2018, PROMISE AGEP will be hosting its annual PROMISE AGEP Friends and Family Cookout! You are invited to come, bring your friends, family, and anyone who supported your journey through graduate school. This event is free! Graduate students from all schools within the University System of Maryland (USM) are invited! Here […]

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CIRTL & PROF-it Series: Inclusive Pedagogy workshop with Dr. Karen Fleming from JHU

The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) and the Professors-in-Training (PROF-it) segment of PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) are co-sponsoring a regional workshop on teaching. Come and learn a method of teaching that incorporates dynamic practices and learning styles and multicultural content to promote student academic […]

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2018 USM PROMISE AGEP Research Symposium & Professional Development Conference Feb 16, 2018 #ThinkBigDiversity

Important update! We still have spaces for Lightning Round and Poster Presentations. USM PROMISE AGEP: Maryland Transformation is pleased to invite you to attend and participate in the 2018 University System of Maryland PROMISE AGEP Research Symposium and Professional Development Conference on February 16, 2018. This conference replaces the former PROMISE Research Symposium and adds a professional development […]

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9th Annual UMES Regional Research Symposium

The Graduate Council’s Research Committee at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) invites you to the 9th Annual Regional Research Symposium 2018.  This year Symposium 2018 is part of the Graduate Research Week and will be held on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The symposium will present a forum to discuss research at regional universities, […]

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GEM GradLab at Morgan State University

Graduate School can be FREE!!! Funding information session Graduate School Informational Session at Morgan State University Event details: Date: Saturday, March 3, 2018Time: 10 AM – 4 PM Address: 5201 Perring Parkway, Baltimore, MD 21214 This is a FREE event! You NEED to RSVP via GEM GradLab creating an account. FREE transportation from UMBC!!!!! Transportation: […]

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