GEM GRAD Lab at the University of Maryland, College Park

Are you interested in pursuing an advanced degree in STEM? If so, please join us for a GEM GRAD Lab at the University of Maryland, College Park! Advanced registration is required.  REGISTER ...

Hanna Gray Postdoctoral Fellows prog. $80K, by @HHMInews, due Jan. 2018. #ThinkBigDiversity

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is pleased to announce the 2018 Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program competition. We know that the biggest challenges in science call for diverse perspectives ...

PROMISE AGEP Fall Harvest Dinner, Fri. Nov. 17, 2017 #ThinkBigDiversity

  An invitation from PROMISE at College Park ALL USM graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, faculty, and staff are invited to the Annual USM PROMISE AGEP Fall Harvest Dinner & Networking ...

PROMISE AGEP Spotlights, Activities, and Events. Join us on Twitter @PROMISE_AGEP. Tweet #ThinkBigDiversity

Apply to the Alice Manicur Symposium

Sponsored by NASPA’s Center for Women, the Alice Manicur Symposium is an engaging ...

Tech Up for Women Conference

November 14,  2017 Metropolitan Pavilion West, NYC. SEE REGISTRATION LINK BELOW   ...

UMB PROMISE invites Postdocs to see Jorge Cham @PhdComics – Fri. 9/15/17, in Baltimore. “The Science Gap.”

PROMISE at UMB invites all postdocs to a wonderful event on Friday, ...

PROF-it Series: Provost’s Teaching & Learning Symposium – September 22, 2017 @ UMBC

Featuring a Keynote from Dr. Saundra McGuire Friday, September 22, 2017 · 8:45 ...

Ethical and Inspiring Mentorship in STEM Conference – September 21, 2017 @ UMD

Join us to discuss ethical, effective, and inspiring mentors Thursday, September 21, ...

PROF-it Series: How to develop a syllabus – September 15, 2017 @ UMBC

ALL PROMISE AGEP Community invited to attend! Postdocs from the USM System ...

Identifying Funding Sources for Postdocs September 14 @ UMB Campus

  Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017  9 a.m. – 10 a.m.  685 W. Baltimore Street, ...

“How to apply for travel funding” Postdoctoral Morning Coffee @ UMBC

Postdoctoral Morning Coffee with Dr. Chariz Peñalber-Johnstone Wednesday, September 13, 2017 10 ...

NASA Postdoctoral Program

Click on the following link to see the official information flyer: NASA Postdoctoral ...

Apply for Postdoctoral Training in Cancer Prevention at NCI by August 25, 2017

NCI’s Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program (CPFP), a postdoctoral research and leadership training ...

The $1,000,000 STEM Seminar: Applying for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Friday, August 18: 11:30 AM – 4 PM Our speakers were winners of ...

Summer Horizons 2017: June 30, 2017 @UMBC

UMBC will host the Summer Horizons 2017 program for undergraduate students and others who are ...

15th PROMISE Summer Success Institute: Aug. 19, 2017 #ThinkBigDiversity

The PROMISE Summer Success Institute, sponsored by the National Science Foundation’s Alliances ...

Dissertation House @ UMBC July 11-14, 2017

The Summer Dissertation House is coming to UMBC, July 11-14, 2017. Graduate ...

April 19, 2017 @UMBC, “Giving your research a global platform” w/Dr. Darryl Williams from @TuftsUniversity; President @ASEE_MIND #ThinkBigDiversity

As scholars within the University System of Maryland, and part of the ...

April 17, 2017 Workshop “Dissertation Title: To Be Determined,” by PROMISE @UMDGradSchool [UM College Park] #ThinkBigDiversity

Office of Graduate Diversity and Inclusion 2nd Annual Spring Speaker Series and ...

Postdoctoral Research Position available at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University (NCA&T)

Dear Graduates, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University (NCA&T) is soliciting ...

PROMISE AGEP Graduate Students at the World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF) in Seoul, South Korea

  From November 4 – 6, 2016, graduate students of the LSAMP ...

PROMISE AGEP Projects and Events. Tweet #ThinkBigDiversity

Dissertation House for Employees and Non-traditional Students, 10/13 – 10/14, 2017 @ AOK Library, Room 767

If you are an employee of UMBC, a “Non-Traditional” (working full time, part-time, coming back to school) student, or a Postdoc working on writing materials (Grant Proposal, a paper for a publication, etc.), and you are working on your graduate school courses, proposal, or dissertation, then this event is for you!  This session will have support, […]

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PROF-it Series: Crafting Effective Writing Assignments – September 12, 2017 @ UMBC

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 · Noon – 1:30 PM UMBC Campus – Engineering 102 Create writing assignments to deepen understanding   The Faculty Development Center at UMBC extends an invitation to all UMBC AGEP and PROF-it students to participate. Join FDC and Writing Center staff to learn how to create writing assignments that scaffold students’ writing skills, deepen their […]

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Effective Grading * √ § Ͼ – September 6, 2017 – Noon – 1:30 PM

Whether new or seasoned, faculty often struggle to manage grading. How can you speed up your grading, make feedback more useful, and gain insights about how to improve student learning? Join your colleagues to discuss best practices for making grading more efficient for you and more useful for students. We’ll discuss the advantages of aligning […]

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2017 SACNAS – Travel Scholarships for Engineers!

SACNAS now has travel grants available for engineers interested in pursuing faculty positions to join us at 2017 SACNAS the SACNAS Engineering Faculty Career Workshop (October 18-21) in Salt Lake City, UT. More information can be found by clicking on the following link: http://www.2017sacnas.org/events/2017-sacnas-the-national-diversity-in-stem-conference/custom-122-344a437cdada442d9179834c162b0a21.aspx Apply by August 14.      

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NextProfScience 2017 Workshop at the University of Michigan on May 2-5

You are invited to participate in the NextProfScience 2017 workshop being offered at the University of Michigan on May 2-5, 2017 (see link). NextProf Science is aimed at future faculty—advanced doctoral students or postdoctoral fellows who are interested in an academic career in science at an exceptional academic research institution and who have demonstrated a commitment to diversity. The science and […]

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UPDATE: RAIN PLAN May 6, 2017: PROMISE AGEP Friends and Family Cookout “indoors”

On May 6, 2017, 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 supports your journey through graduate school. This event is free. Graduate students from all schools within the University System of Maryland (USM) are invited! Here is […]

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April 5, 2017: Career Paths for Graduate Students

Are you looking for which career path to consider with your graduate degree? Save the date and look no further, as PROMISE AGEP and the UMBC’s Career Services Center brings a career fair to the UMBC! Employers will cover all disciplines. Please RSVP below to reserve your spot! Attendees will have the opportunity to learn […]

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***New Date *** April 13, 2017: Pathways to Leadership – A Talk with Dr. Hrabowski, President @UMBC

Update: This event will now be held on Thursday, April 13th, 2017, during Graduate Student Week. This event will be co-sponsored by the UMBC Graduate Student Association. Update: 2/28/17, 4:27 PM: This event has been postponed. Dr. Hrabowski had a sudden change in his schedule m, but he is trying to see if he can […]

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Feb. 10, 2017: Start Now! Preparing for Graduate School and Beyond, Salisbury University

On February 10, 2017, a panel will be held on the Salisbury University campus. Everyone is invited to come, and free transportation will be provided! Panel speakers will discuss the academic path in graduate school. Event: Start Now! Preparing for Graduate School and Beyond    Date: February 10, 2017 Time: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM […]

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PROMISE Spring 2017 Calendar of Events

Spring 2017 is coming up and PROMISE AGEP has a new calendar of events for you!  Please see the calendar below to see our events for the next semester. To download the Spring 2017 Calendar of Events, click here: promise-agep-spring-2017-calendar    

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