The NASA Postdoctoral Program – Deadline: November 1, 2019

NASA Postdoctoral Fellowship – Next Application Deadline: November 1, 2019 The NASA Postdoctoral Program offers U.S. and international scientists the opportunity to advance their research while contributing to NASA’s scientific ...

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

Drs. Cynthia Leifer and Hector Aguilar-Carreno in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University have been awarded an NIH NIAID Research Education Program grant ...

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

This page was last updated: Thursday, August 15, 2019 @ 9:30 am Please register here: SSI Registration We will be using Whova (you can download it from Google Play or ...

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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


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 ...

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

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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 ...

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 ...

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

The PROMISE AGEP supports faculty diversity, and partners with UMBC’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry to invite applications for the following position:   Natural Sciences Professoriate-Track Faculty Research Fellowship, 2019-2021 (    The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) invites applications for the Natural Sciences Professoriate-Track Faculty Research […]

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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 WS_PreviousResearchExperience WS_ProposedPlanofResearch Essays: 01Personal_Statement_winner_draft2015 02Personal_Statement_winner2015 03personalstatement-winner2-2nddraft2015 04PersonalStatement_winner2_2015 05FrancesPersonalStatement 06rubricByRobinWalker 07Reviewer_comments 08PattiProposedResearch 09Proposed Research-winner2-draft2015 10ProposedResearch_winner2_2015 11Research Statement-winner-3rddraft2015 12Research_Statement_winner_2015   UPDATE September 15, 2018: NSF GRFP Presentation (download): 2018 NSF GRFP Presentation – UMBC   UPDATE September 13, 2018: Due to inclement weather approaching our […]

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Diversity Speaker Series @ UMB

From the Diversity Advisory Council Save the Date: September 17, 2018, @ 4 pm Where? SMC Campus Center, Ballroom A The Diversity Speaker Series continues this fall with John T. Wolfe Jr., Ph.D., MS, who will address the UMB community with his presentation “Managing Disruption: Cooperating and Collaborating Even When We Disagree.” For more information […]

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Postdoctoral position @ Imperial College London

Applications are invited for a Research Associate position in the group of Professor James Moore. The group has a strong activity in the area of lymphatic system performance, including fluid pumping, solute mass transport and cellular transport, as they relate to normal system function, immune response, cancer metastases, and disease states such as oedema. Both […]

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

Annual USM PROMISE AGEP Fall Harvest Dinner & Networking Reception  Monday, November 5, 2018 • 5:00 – 8:00PM • Colony Ballroom, Stamp, College Park Campus   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 & […]

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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: 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:   Letter from the WEEF-GEDC chair: “Dear colleague, Peace engineering envisions and works towards a world […]

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