Dr. Mae Jemison’s 100 Year Star Ship Project and Symposium: September 18, 2014

Dear PROMISE and Friends,

During the 2014 PROMISE SSI, we discussed Dr. Jemison’s 100YSS project. Here is the information for the Symposium:

100YSS Event


PROMISE is not able to sponsor students for this conference since we will be hosting the PROMISE/GEM GRAD LAB on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at the University of Maryland College Park. However, if you are interested in attending, please talk with your department to see if they will sponsor your trip. As we receive more information, we will share them in the comment section for this post. 


Here are the activities:


Thursday, 18 September Activities

Houston Landmark Tour
Special Interest Group Meetings
100YSS Member Event
100YSS Classes
Symposium Welcome Reception

Friday, 19 September Activities

Opening Plenary – 100YSS Keynote
Friday Keynote Lunch
Technical Track Session A
Plenary Session: TechTrack Show & Tell
Technical Track Session B
100YSS Radical Leaps
Poster Session A
Sci-Fi Nite

Saturday, 20 September Activities

Plenary Sessions: State of the Universe
Plenary Session: Trending Now
Saturday Keynote Lunch
Technical Track Session C
100YSS Classes
Poster Session B
Accelerating Creativity Gala Event

Sunday, 21 September Activities

Saturday, 20 September

Plenary Session 5
Plenary Session 6
100YSS Classes
Symposium Close


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Author:Renetta Garrison Tull

Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull is the Associate Vice Provost for Graduate Student Development & Postdoctoral Affairs at the UMBC: An Honors University in Maryland (http://www.umbc.edu), and the Director of PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) – http://www.umbc.edu/promise. The PROMISE AGEP includes alliance members: UMBC, the University of Maryland Baltimore, and the University of Maryland College Park. She is passionate about training postdocs for careers, cultivating new graduate students in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields, retention of all graduate students, and Ph.D. Completion. She speaks nationally on these topics, and has projects in Maryland, Pittsburgh, and Puerto Rico. Her personal website is: http://renettatull.wordpress.com. Connect with her on Google+ google.com/+RenettaTull. Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Renetta_Tull

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One Comment on “Dr. Mae Jemison’s 100 Year Star Ship Project and Symposium: September 18, 2014”

  1. August 28, 2014 at 6:34 PM #

    This information came in from Dr. Jemison’s foundation today:

    100YSS Rocket Challenge. While this looks like a challenge for undergrads, if you go, you can cheer the teams on!



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