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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: Provost’s Teaching & Learning Symposium – September 22, 2017 @ UMBC

Featuring a Keynote from Dr. Saundra McGuire Friday, September 22, 2017 · 8:45 AM – 2:15 PM UMBC Campus – University Center   The Faculty Developing Center at UMBC extends an invitation to all PROMISE AGEP and Postdoctoral Fellows at UMBC Community to participate. Please join us for the fourth annual Provost’s Teaching and Learning Symposium!  […]

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Ethical and Inspiring Mentorship in STEM Conference – September 21, 2017 @ UMD

Join us to discuss ethical, effective, and inspiring mentors Thursday, September 21, 2017 ,· 8 AM – 8 PM   The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and The Graduate School at University of Maryland College Park (UMD) extend an invitation to all Postdoctoral Fellows and Associates and Graduate Students of the USM System interested in pursuing an […]

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PROF-it Series: How to develop a syllabus – September 15, 2017 @ UMBC

ALL PROMISE AGEP Community invited to attend! Postdocs from the USM System are welcome to join! Friday, September 15, 2017 · Noon – 2 PM UMBC Campus – The Commons: 329   This seminar is part of the PROF-it (Professors-in-Training) series. Participants will learn how to develop a syllabus, manage time in the classroom, and plan […]

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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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Identifying Funding Sources for Postdocs September 14 @ UMB Campus

  Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017  9 a.m. – 10 a.m.  685 W. Baltimore Street, Medical School Teaching Facility (MSTF) Building, Room 316 The Graduate School, The Office of Postdoctoral Scholars (OPS), The Office of Research Career Development and the PROMISE Program at University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) Campus extend an invitation to all the Postdoctoral Fellows and […]

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“How to apply for travel funding” Postdoctoral Morning Coffee @ UMBC

Postdoctoral Morning Coffee with Dr. Chariz Peñalber-Johnstone Wednesday, September 13, 2017 10 AM – 12 Noon @ UMBC Campus Commons Building, Room 329   ALL University System of Maryland Postdocs are invited to attend. Please comment on the comments section with your name, campus affiliation and department to RSVP. The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs is […]

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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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NASA Postdoctoral Program

Click on the following link to see the official information flyer: NASA Postdoctoral Program Flyer The NASA Postdoctoral Program offers U.S. and international scientists the opportunity to advance their research while contributing to NASA’s scientific goals. The NPP supports fundamental science; explores the undiscovered; promotes intellectual growth; and encourages scientific connections. Selected by a competitive peer-review […]

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