16th Annual USM PROMISE AGEP Research Symposium and Professional Development Conference @ UMD

  Call for Abstracts The slots will be filled in a first come – first get basis, the earlier you submit your application the better chance to get in line ...

Dissertation House – Winter 2020

Applications now open!   Please log into your myUMBC account and follow the instructions to submit a complete application: https://my3.my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/77669

2019 USM PROMISE AGEP Fall Harvest Dinner and Networking Reception

The Annual USM PROMISE AGEP Fall Harvest Dinner and Networking Reception will be held from 5:30-8:30pm in The Atrium, The Stamp (Adele H. Stamp Student Union) at the University of Maryland, College Park ...

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Job opportunity: Assistant Professor in Environmental Health Sciences @ UMass Amherst

Looking for Environmental Health Sciences alumni: http://careers.umass.edu/amherst/en-us/job/495101/assistant-professor-in-environmental-health-sciences   Any questions can be ...

2020 Alan T. Waterman Award

2020 Alan T. Waterman Award ~ The National Science Foundation’s Highest Honor ~ ...

Tenure Track Professor of Biology @ Beloit College

Tenure Track Professor of Biology Beloit College seeks an excellent teacher and ...

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Environmental Biology @ Providence College


Minority Innovation Week (MIW) hosted by the University of Baltimore

Register at the following link: https://miw.eventbrite.com?discount=BCT MIW is part of a larger entrepreneurship ...

3 new positions @ UMBC-Shady Grove

Three new positions we are recruiting for related to the undergraduate and ...

FDA Strategic Partnerships in Regulatory Science Fellowship

Organization U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Reference Code FDA-CDER-2019-0447 How to ...

Postdoc opportunity in Zurich, Switzerland

Looking to hire postdocs with expertise in biochemistry and protein purification/membrane proteins ...

Assistant Professor – Harvard University and Boston Children’s Hospital

The Stem Cell Program at Boston Children’s Hospital invites applications for a ...

The NASA Postdoctoral Program – Deadline: November 1, 2019

NASA Postdoctoral Fellowship – Next Application Deadline: November 1, 2019 The NASA ...

Are you or do you know a “Rising Star”?

Drs. Cynthia Leifer and Hector Aguilar-Carreno in the Department of Microbiology & ...

17th PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI): August 17, 2019 #ThinkBigDiversity

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SEEDS Graduate Student Survey!

The Ecological Society of America is seeking your help to reach your ...

Job opportunities at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

About NREL At NREL, we focus on creative answers to today’s energy ...

Congratulations, UMB PROMISE Participants!

  “Students Maya Hanna, MPH, and Juan-David Rueda, MD, received the Department ...

Dissertation Bootcamp @ UMB

The UMB Graduate School, Writing Center, and PROMISE Program Dissertation Boot Camp ...

POSTPONED – Telling Your Research Story


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Fall Dissertation House, October 2019

Dissertation House focuses on Non-Traditional Students or UMBC student workers Any UMBC student working on their master thesis or dissertation can apply Friday and Saturday, October 4 & 5, 2019 Friday 9 am – 5 pm Saturday 10 am – 5 pm AOK Library, Room 767 This activity is open to any full-time UMBC employee […]

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PROMISE Graduate Students and Postdocs Kick-off Social at UMBC

Meet our PROMISE members (postdocs, faculty and graduate students) and have some fun! Friday, September 6, 2019 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM   Location: UMBC campus, Commons Building, Floor 2, Game Room Parking: If you are not a UMBC member, please use the pay to park stations located around campus. For a parking map please […]

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Funding for U.S. Citizens, nationals or permanent residents

$100,000 STEM seminar: Applying for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Saturday, September 7, 2019 Important, you must bring a laptop computer to attend this event. Location: UMBC Campus, Sherman Building, Room 003 (Lecture Hall IV) Parking: If you are not a UMBC student, please use the pay-to-park stations. Click here for parking map. The […]

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2019 USM PROMISE AGEP Research Symposium & Professional Development Conference Feb 15, 2019 – CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – #ThinkBigDiversity

2019 USM PROMISE AGEP Research Symposium & Professional Development Conference Location: University of Maryland College Park Adele H. Stamp Student Union – Center for Campus Life 3972 Campus Dr Colony Ballroom College Park, MD 20742 Time: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Attire: Business Casual Transportation: There will be free transportation from UMBC and UMB campus to UMD. Please […]

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Denise in Freiburg, Germany: An International Cross-Training Experience

September to October 2018 My name is Denise Williams and I am an AGEP scholar studying nanoparticle chemistry at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). In addition to being an AGEP scholar, I am a proud member of the Rosenzweig Lab in UMBC’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and also a Meyerhoff Graduate Fellow. […]

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2019 Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions (LACCEI) in Jamaica

Please click on the following link and read the entire post. Please follow the guidelines specified to be considered for funding and as a member of our Maryland delegation. https://usmlsamp.wordpress.com/2018/12/13/2019-latin-american-and-caribbean-consortium-of-engineering-institutions-laccei-in-jamaica/

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2019 World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF) in Chennai, India – Host announcement

Students, WEEF will be releasing the requirements for submitting a paper to participate in this conference. Make sure you check our main PROMISE website for a follow-up post regarding what is needed. Below is a portion of a published statement by the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES): “IFEES has selected a bid from […]

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New faculty diversity programs launch for PROMISE, and the Twitter site gets a new look showcasing the #ThinkBigDiversity landing page

Did you know that there are new PROMISE programs that will focus on faculty diversity in engineering and the biomedical sciences? The PROMISE Academy was funded in October 2018 and bears the official title: The AGEP Alliance State System Model to Transform the Hiring Practices and Career Success of Tenure Track Historically Underrepresented Minority Faculty […]

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Writing for Publication co-hosted by Graduate Student Association and PROMISE Professional Development at UMBC

You are invited to attend on November 8, from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM a writing for publication seminar hosted by the Graduate Student Association (GSA) and PROMISE. Place: Meyerhoff Building, Room 120   Agenda: 4:00 – 4:30   Registration & Dinner Service 4:30 – 4:40   Welcome 4:40 – 5:30   Panel presentation 5:30 […]

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Public Speaking Series: 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) at UMBC

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) celebrates the exciting research conducted by Ph.D. students. Developed by The University of Queensland, the exercise cultivates students’ academic, presentation, and research communication skills. The competition supports their capacity to effectively explain their research in three minutes, in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. Please join us for this workshop to learn […]

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