“Dissertation House,” “Postdoc Writing Suite,” & “Writing for Publication” – January 22-25, 2013

During the 2013 Winter Break, we are launching writing events for master’s, doctoral, and postdoctoral scholars.

The Dissertation House: January 22-25, 2013

(Deadline: 12/14/12)


Head Coach: Dr. Wendy Carter-Veale


Writing for Publication: January 22 – 23, 2013

(Deadline 12/19/12)


Mentor-Coach: Dr. Patricia Young


Postdoctoral Writing Suite: January 25, 2013


(Postdocs from other campuses may RSVP by sending email to promisestaff@gmail.com, with the subject “Postdoctoral Writing Suite.”

Mentor-Coach: Dr. Judith Pollack

Graduate students and postdocs from UMBC will receive primary consideration for the slots.  Students from all PROMISE campuses may apply to participate, and will be considered if there are slots available.  UMBC graduate students and postdocs, and UMBC alumni (at any level, e.g, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.) will be chosen first. Every effort will be made to accommodate requests that faculty make on behalf of their students.

Published by Renetta Garrison Tull

Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull is the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at the University of California Davis. She previously served as Associate Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives at The Graduate School at UMBC, and was Professor of the Practice in the College of Engineering & IT. She was Special Assistant to the Sr. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Director of Graduate and Professional Pipeline Development for the University System of Maryland (12 institutions). She is the Founding Director of PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) – http://www.umbc.edu/promise, and Co-PI for the USM LSAMP. Her research on global diversity in STEM continues, and she is an international speaker, covering nearly all continents, for groups and conferences such as the World Engineering Education Forum, the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies, and the Pacific Sciences Congress. Her personal website is: http://renettatull.wordpress.com. Connect with her on Twitter: @Renetta_Tull; https://twitter.com/Renetta_Tull

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