Author Archives | Amanda Lo

PROMISE AGEP Graduate Students at the World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF) in Seoul, South Korea

  From November 4 – 6, 2016, graduate students of the LSAMP Bridge to Doctorate Fellows and PROMISE AGEP community attended the World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF) in Seoul, South Korea. The students were funded through the National Science Foundation (NSF)’s International Engagement and Broadening Participation in STEM project.  The students had a wonderful time […]

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April 5, 2017: Career Paths for Graduate Students

Are you looking for which career path to consider with your graduate degree? Save the date and look no further, as PROMISE AGEP and the UMBC’s Career Services Center brings a career fair to the UMBC! Employers will cover all disciplines. Please RSVP below to reserve your spot! Attendees will have the opportunity to learn […]

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***New Date *** April 13, 2017: Pathways to Leadership – A Talk with Dr. Hrabowski, President @UMBC

Update: This event will now be held on Thursday, April 13th, 2017, during Graduate Student Week. This event will be co-sponsored by the UMBC Graduate Student Association. Update: 2/28/17, 4:27 PM: This event has been postponed. Dr. Hrabowski had a sudden change in his schedule m, but he is trying to see if he can […]

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Feb. 10, 2017: Start Now! Preparing for Graduate School and Beyond, Salisbury University

On February 10, 2017, a panel will be held on the Salisbury University campus. Everyone is invited to come, and free transportation will be provided! Panel speakers will discuss the academic path in graduate school. Event: Start Now! Preparing for Graduate School and Beyond    Date: February 10, 2017 Time: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM […]

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PROMISE Spring 2017 Calendar of Events

Spring 2017 is coming up and PROMISE AGEP has a new calendar of events for you!  Please see the calendar below to see our events for the next semester. To download the Spring 2017 Calendar of Events, click here: promise-agep-spring-2017-calendar    

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Jan. 28, 2017 Workshop: Let Your Research Tell a Story

  Stoop Stories: Let Your Research Tell a Story A Saturday Brunch Workshop Presented by Laura Wexler of The Stoop Storytelling Series Photo collage developed from individual images that are the property of the Stoop Stories Series website. On January 28, 2017, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in Maryland from all disciplines are invited to […]

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Winter 2017 Dissertation House

The Winter Dissertation House is coming to UMBC (January 17-20, 2017). Graduate students who plan to participate should follow the application procedures on the application webpage for the Dissertation House (below). Open application period: December 9, 2016– January 6, 2017. (Please note that there are only 12 to 15 slots for this event, consider applying early). Applications received after January 6, 2016 will […]

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Feb. 27, 2017 – March 3, 2017: SIAM Conference in Atlanta, GA is Accepting Applications

The Broader Engagement (BE) program at the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics 2017 Computational Science and Engineering (SIAM CSE17) conference is now accepting applications!  Deadline to apply is December 16, 2016. SIAM CSE17 will be held in Atlanta, GA on February 27-March 3, 2017.  SIAM CSE17 BE will engage undergraduate and graduate students in […]

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Apply by Feb. 3, 2017! L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Program $60,000 Fellowship!

The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Program is offering $60,000 fellowships for five women who are in a postdoctoral program in the STEM fields! Applications will open on November 28, 2016 and close on February 3, 2017. Detailed information about the postdoctoral fellowship is below. For further information, please visit their website at  http://www.lorealusa.com/forwomeninscience. 

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Nov. 21, 2016: Next PhD Completion Workshop – “Growing Your Community: Skills for Mentoring and Networking” with Dr. Stephen Thomas

Event: Next PhD Completion Workshop: “Growing Your Community: Skills for Mentoring and Networking” with Dr. Stephen Thomas Date: Monday, November 21, 2016 Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Location: University of Maryland College Park Campus, 2124 Lee Building – RSVP Required Register at: go.umd.edu/mentoring2016 Event Details: Learn from experts about the impact of compassionate mentoring, and the importance of this style […]

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