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

The PROMISE Summer Success Institute, sponsored by the National Science Foundation’s Alliances for Graduate Education and Professoriate (AGEP) program, will celebrate 15 years of the Summer Success Institute in 2017! ...

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 ...

***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 ...

PROMISE AGEP Spotlights, Activities, and Events

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 ...

April 5, 2017: Career Paths for Graduate Students

Are you looking for which career path to consider with your graduate ...

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 ...

PROMISE Spring 2017 Calendar of Events

Spring 2017 is coming up and PROMISE AGEP has a new calendar ...

Jan. 28, 2017 Workshop: Let Your Research Tell a Story

  Stoop Stories: Let Your Research Tell a Story A Saturday Brunch ...

Feb. 27, 2017 – March 3, 2017: SIAM Conference in Atlanta, GA is Accepting Applications

The Broader Engagement (BE) program at the Society of Industrial and Applied ...

Apply by Feb. 3, 2017! L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Program $60,000 Fellowship!

The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Program is offering $60,000 fellowships for five women ...

Nov. 21, 2016: Next PhD Completion Workshop – “Growing Your Community: Skills for Mentoring and Networking” with Dr. Stephen Thomas

Event: Next PhD Completion Workshop: “Growing Your Community: Skills for Mentoring and Networking” ...

Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Associate in Biological Engineering at MIT

Job Description POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research-Belcher Lab, ...

Spring 2017 PROMISE Research Symposium & Professional Development Conf. Feb. 17, 2017 #ThinkBigDiversity

PROMISE AGEP: Maryland Transformation is pleased to invite you to attend and ...

Apply by Dec. 15, 2016 to be one of the four scientists to attend a multi-day workshop in San Francisco!

Are you in the field of the Biological Sciences? Are you trying ...

Dr. Renetta Tull receives the 2016 Claire L. Felbinger Award for Diversity

Congratulations to Dr. Renetta Tull, director of Maryland’s PROMISE Alliance for Graduate ...

Nov. 16, 2016 – CIRTL Workshop: Universal Design For Learning

On November 16, 2016, PROMISE AGEP will be providing an in-person “Learning ...

Nov. 16, 2016: Writing for Professional Development Workshop

We will be hosting our annual graduate writing seminar, sponsored by GSA ...

PhD Completion Workshops hosted by College Park @UMDGradSchool

RSVP: go.umd.edu/timemanagement2016

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Summer Horizons 2017: June 30, 2017 @UMBC

UMBC will host the Summer Horizons 2017 program for undergraduate students and others who are interested in learning more about graduate school admission, particularly in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. The 3-hour workshop will feature sessions on the application timeline, GRE, Statement of Purpose, Recommendation Letters, and other topics related to preparing for graduate school.  There […]

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Dissertation House @ UMBC July 11-14, 2017

The Summer Dissertation House is coming to UMBC, July 11-14, 2017. Graduate students who plan to participate should follow the application procedures. Open application period: Early bird May 22, 2017 – June 2, 2017. Late registration June 3, 2017 – June 18, 2017 (Applications received during the early bird period will have priority.) (Please note […]

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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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Teaching Opportunities at Anne Arundel Community College: Astronomy & Physics

PROMISE Alumna (College Park), Dr. Alycia Marshall, Professor at AACC, has shared this information: Positions available:  Anne Arundel Community College has immediate openings for instructors of Astronomy and Physics courses.  Lectures and Lab sections are available. Must have a Master’s degree in a science field.  Teaching experience preferred. Openings are for one, two or three […]

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April 18, 2017: UMES 8th Annual Regional Research Symposium 2017

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore will be having its 8th Annual Regional Research Symposium on April 18, 2017. Abstracts are currently being accepted. Everyone is invited to come to attend, to present, and/or to support other fellow researchers. Details regarding the symposium are below. For further details, please visit  https://www.umes.edu/symposium2017/Default.aspx?id=55623.  Event Details Event: 8th […]

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Winter 2017 Dissertation House

The Winter Dissertation House is coming to UMBC (January 17-20, 2017). Graduate students who plan to participate should follow the application procedures on the application webpage for the Dissertation House (below). Open application period: December 9, 2016– January 6, 2017. (Please note that there are only 12 to 15 slots for this event, consider applying early). Applications received after January 6, 2016 will […]

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Nov. 18, 2016 USM PROMISE AGEP Fall Harvest Dinner & Networking Reception

The 2016 PROMISE Fall Harvest Dinner for graduate students and postdocs at schools within the University System of Maryland will be held Friday, November 18, 2016, at  5:00 PM. Location: University of Maryland College Park Stamp Student Union Stamp Colony Ballroom 2203 This dinner will allow you to connect with graduate students and postdocs who are in your […]

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Apply by Nov. 21, 2016! Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program

The Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program 2016 Solicitation 2: Applications are due 5:00pm Eastern Time on Monday November 21, 2016. The SCGSR program provides doctoral dissertation/thesis research opportunities for graduate students at DOE national laboratories. Details about the program and online application can be found athttp://science.energy.gov/wdts/scgsr/. The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office […]

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Sept. 21, 2016: Northrop Grumman Future Technical Leaders Program (FTL) Recruiting Session at UMBC

Are you a University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) student who is interested in teaching? Northrop Grumman will be on the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) campus to provide information about their Future Technical Leaders Program (FTL)- a professional development opportunity aimed at identifying and investing in Northrop Grumman’s next generation of technologists, engineers, […]

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Apply by Oct. 13, 2016! National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan Repayment Program

Are you a MD/PhD student, in your last year of medical school, or in your last year of dental school? The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S LRP) is providing $120,000 to medical (MD and DO) or dental (DDS or DMD) students in their final year of school in return for a […]

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