Dissertation Bootcamp @ UMB

The UMB Graduate School, Writing Center, and PROMISE Program Dissertation Boot Camp are returning to UMB the Dissertation House on January 15-17, 2019.  If you haven’t heard about this dynamic ...

Telling Your Research Story

Stoop Stories: Telling Your Research Story A Saturday Workshop Presented by Laura Wexler of The Stoop Storytelling Series Photo collage developed from individual images that are the property of the ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

September to October 2018 My name is Denise Williams and I am ...

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

Please click on the following link and read the entire post. Please ...

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

Students, WEEF will be releasing the requirements for submitting a paper to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) celebrates the exciting research conducted by Ph.D. students. Developed by ...

How to Develop a Teaching Portfolio

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

How to Develop a Syllabus

PROF-iT Series with Dr. Linda Hodges When: Friday, September 21, 2018, · ...

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 ...

Fall Writing Accountability Group (WAG) @ UMB

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 ...

PROMISE AGEP Projects and Events. Tweet #ThinkBigDiversity

The NASA Postdoctoral Program

NASA Postdoctoral Fellowship The NASA Postdoctoral Program offers the U.S. and international scientists the opportunity to advance their research while contributing to NASA’s scientific goals. The NPP supports fundamental science; explores the undiscovered; promotes intellectual growth; and encourages scientific connections. Selected by a competitive peer-review process, NPP Fellows complete one- to three-year Fellowship appointments that […]

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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! If you went to the PROMISE SSI this year, think of The Compact as PROMISE SSI quadrupled! Yes, there are nearly 1000 students from around the country at the conference. As a group, PROMISE has traveled with graduate students to past SREB conferences around the US. […]

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PROMISE Graduate Student and Postdocs Kick-off Social

Welcome & Community Building Reception Friday, September 7, 2018, · 5 PM – 6:30 PM The Commons: Game Room PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP is dedicated to increasing the numbers and diversity of Ph.D.s in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math fields. PROMISE also provides a strong support system for underrepresented students of all fields, and for all […]

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Teaching and Learning Seminar

Thank you for visiting this event’s information page. We also ask that you CREATE a profile on The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Leadership (CIRTL) website: https://www.cirtl.net so that you can access materials that are part of the national center. Friday, August 24, 2018 – 9 AM – 1 PM UMBC, Sherman Hall 003 […]

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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 and graduate students are invited to submit an abstract – Extended deadline is now July 30, 2018.   For abstract submission go to the following link: https://www.xcdsystem.com/weef/abstract/index.cfm?ID=CK3RwTr   Letter from the WEEF-GEDC chair: “Dear colleague, Peace engineering envisions and works towards a world […]

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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 “SSI”) brought together graduate students in STEM from underrepresented groups in Maryland for a conference and series of workshops with the goal of building a community of scholars who would finish graduate degrees and go on to be professors and leaders in their […]

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

The School of Engineering at Campbell University (http://www.campbell.edu/engineering/, http://www.campbell.edu/about/history-quick-facts/) seeks three Engineering Faculty for full-time, tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. One position in Mechanical Engineering begins Fall 2018 and is focused on teaching the thermal, energy and fluid sciences. Two positions (one in Mechanical Engineering, focused on teaching a […]

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2018 Summer Horizons for Students Considering Graduate Studies

2018 Summer Horizons Program   Friday, June 29, 2018 The 2018 program will begin at 9:00 AM and will end at 11:30 AM. (Registration and Seating will begin at 8:30 AM) UMBC Commons Building, Floor 2, Game Room Light breakfast refreshments will be provided. This event is FREE to the public but (participants must register).    […]

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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 is an example of one who can reach the sky and live the dream. Dr. Bradley,  a DJ and creator of TechnoFist, will be the featured artist at the PROMISE Cookout today, 1:00 PM, Centennial Park, Columbia/Ellicott City, Maryland. Damon Bradley received his […]

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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 student GA and postdoc for the PROMISE AGEP.  Below, readers will find a copy of the original article featuring Dr. Cortes by Meaghan McElroy, Opinion Editor, published in The Ithacan on September 6, 2017: https://theithacan.org/opinion/qa-ornithologist-works-to-increase-diversity/. Dr. Cortes has since returned to the PROMISE SSI as a […]

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