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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: https://www.cirtl.net 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: https://www.xcdsystem.com/weef/abstract/index.cfm?ID=CK3RwTr   Letter from the WEEF-GEDC chair: “Dear colleague, Peace engineering envisions and works towards a world […]

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16th PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI): August 18, 2018 (8/18/18) #ThinkBigDiversity

In 2003, “SUCCESS 2003” (later named the PROMISE Summer Success Institute or “SSI”) brought together graduate students in STEM from underrepresented groups in Maryland for a conference and series of workshops with the goal of building a community of scholars who would finish graduate degrees and go on to be professors and leaders in their […]

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Faculty positions available – Campbell University, Associate, Assistant or Full Professors, School of Engineering

The School of Engineering at Campbell University (http://www.campbell.edu/engineering/, http://www.campbell.edu/about/history-quick-facts/) seeks three Engineering Faculty for full-time, tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. One position in Mechanical Engineering begins Fall 2018 and is focused on teaching the thermal, energy and fluid sciences. Two positions (one in Mechanical Engineering, focused on teaching a […]

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2018 Summer Horizons for Students Considering Graduate Studies

2018 Summer Horizons Program   Friday, June 29, 2018 The 2018 program will begin at 9:00 AM and will end at 11:30 AM. (Registration and Seating will begin at 8:30 AM) UMBC Commons Building, Floor 2, Game Room Light breakfast refreshments will be provided. This event is FREE to the public but (participants must register).    […]

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UMBC Alumna, Nandadevi Cortes Rodriguez, Ph.D., Works to Increase Diversity in Ornithology

PROMISE is proud of Dr. Nandadevi “Nanda” Cortes Rodriguez (UMBC, Biology), former graduate student GA and postdoc for the PROMISE AGEP.  Below, readers will find a copy of the original article featuring Dr. Cortes by Meaghan McElroy, Opinion Editor, published in The Ithacan on September 6, 2017: https://theithacan.org/opinion/qa-ornithologist-works-to-increase-diversity/. Dr. Cortes has since returned to the PROMISE SSI as a […]

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Post-doctoral Research Associate (Mathematical Biology)

Post-doctoral Research Associate (Mathematical Biology) The School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences at Arizona State University (ASU) seeks applicants for a postdoctoral research position in Applied Mathematics or Computational Biology (see department info at https://newcollege.asu.edu/mns).  Given the multidisciplinary nature of the research, a highly self-directed, creative and self-motivated individual is sought.  The position is a […]

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Summer Dissertation House @ UMBC – July 10 – 13, 2018

This Dissertation House is hosted by the Graduate School at UMBC for UMBC students only.   The Summer Dissertation House is coming to UMBC (July 10-13, 2018). Graduate students who plan to participate should follow the application procedures on the application webpage for the Dissertation House (below). Open application period: May 1, 2018 – June 15, 2018. (Please note that there are only […]

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Diversity in Aging Research Post-Doctoral Training Program

Post-doctoral Position: The National Institute on Aging (NIA), a research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is the lead federal agency for aging, age-related disease, and Alzheimer’s disease research. The NIA Intramural Research Program’s (IRP). Diversity in Aging Research Pipeline Program (DARPP) seeks to enhance […]

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Spotlight on Erika Aparaka and Shawnisha Hester at 2018 Understanding Interventions Conference in Baltimore, MD

The Understanding Interventions (UI) that Broaden Participation in Science Careers conference, focused on ongoing research on how to intervene in STEM education in order to increase positive student outcomes in STEM-related fields, was held this year between March 2-4, 2018. Two PROMISE graduate student team members had the opportunity attended and present ongoing research on […]

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