2018 USM PROMISE AGEP Research Symposium & Professional Development Conference Feb 16, 2018 #ThinkBigDiversity – CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS – Deadline Dec 1, 2017

USM PROMISE AGEP: Maryland Transformation is pleased to invite you to attend and participate in the 2018 University System of Maryland PROMISE AGEP Research Symposium and Professional Development Conference on February 16, ...

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

5th Annual Academic Research and Leadership Network Symposium (ARLS)

We are pleased to announce the 5th Annual Academic Research and Leadership ...

30+ graduate fellowships & 170+ postdoc positions

We are providing a resource that lists opportunities in STEM fields. The ...

Women of Color in STEM Workshop with The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, ​and Medicine

Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine Cordially Invites You to ...

Assistant/Associate Professor (Statistics) at Arizona State University

The School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences at Arizona State University seeks ...

How to Write an NIH Grant Application: An Introduction & Overview

Thursday, November 2, from 9:00 – 12:30pm 621 W. Lombard Street, SMC Campus ...

University of Notre Dame Faculty Positions

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre ...

Yale Ciencia Academy for Professional Development Application Is Open

Yale Ciencia Academy is an NIH-funded (1R25GM114000) initiative that connects Ph.D., MD/Ph.D. ...

Dr. @Renetta_Tull & @UMBC Faculty host #WhenFacultySayX. Oct. 20 through Oct. 31, 2017. Students have questions. Faculty have answers.

Understanding professors’ expectations shouldn’t be a mystery. However, sometimes, there are disconnects ...

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 ...

PROMISE AGEP Projects and Events. Tweet #ThinkBigDiversity

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

Annual USM PROMISE AGEP Fall Harvest Dinner & Networking Reception  Friday, November 17, 2017 • 5:00 – 8:00 PM • Colony Ballroom, Stamp • 5:00 PM 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 Reception. […]

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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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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 the NSF GRFP Fellowship (as graduate students), and now as educators, they have taken their winning method on the road. They have given workshops at Harvard, MIT, UMBC, Howard, the University of Puerto Rico, and other schools, and have collectively assisted students with […]

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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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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!   In 2003, “SUCCESS 2003” (later named the PROMISE Summer Success Institute or “SSI”) brought together graduate students in STEM from underrepresented groups in Maryland […]

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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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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 community served by PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP, you have been immersed in environments that carry a vision for social responsibility. Have you thought about how to engage globally? Let’s consider ways that you can share your research internationally, and how to address global challenges. […]

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