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PROMISE Graduate Students and Postdocs Kick-off Social at UMBC

Meet our PROMISE members (postdocs, faculty and graduate students) and have some fun! Friday, September 6, 2019 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM   Location: UMBC campus, Commons Building, Floor 2, Game Room Parking: If you are not a UMBC member, please use the pay to park stations located around campus. For a parking map please […]

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Funding for U.S. Citizens, nationals or permanent residents

$100,000 STEM seminar: Applying for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Saturday, September 7, 2019 Important, you must bring a laptop computer to attend this event. Location: UMBC Campus, Sherman Building, Room 003 (Lecture Hall IV) Parking: If you are not a UMBC student, please use the pay-to-park stations. Click here for parking map. The […]

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The NASA Postdoctoral Program – Deadline: November 1, 2019

NASA Postdoctoral Fellowship – Next Application Deadline: November 1, 2019 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 process, NPP Fellows complete […]

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Are you or do you know a “Rising Star”?

Drs. Cynthia Leifer and Hector Aguilar-Carreno in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University have been awarded an NIH NIAID Research Education Program grant entitled “Cornell Program to Increase Faculty Diversity and Promote Research Excellence”.   Several departments within Cornell University have successfully employed targeted pre-interviews on an ad […]

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17th PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI): August 17, 2019 #ThinkBigDiversity

This page was last updated: Thursday, August 15, 2019 @ 9:30 am Please register here: SSI Registration We will be using Whova (you can download it from Google Play or the App Store) for our event’s agenda, so please make sure to download the app and create a profile using the same email address you […]

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10th ANNUAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM 2019 @ UMES

The following information was mirrored on March 05, 2019 from the symposium website. For more up to date information, please visit the UMES 2019 Symposium page. UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE    Welcomes you to its  5th GRADUATE EDUCATION WEEK April 15, 2019 to April 19, 2019 hosting the 10th ANNUAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM 2019  April 16, 2019 […]

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SEEDS Graduate Student Survey!

The Ecological Society of America is seeking your help to reach your graduate students particularly from underrepresented minority groups for a brief survey. Kindly forward the following information to them.   The Ecological Society of America’s SEEDS – Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity and Sustainability – program is planning to develop workshops for graduate students, […]

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Job opportunities at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

About NREL At NREL, we focus on creative answers to today’s energy challenges. From breakthroughs in fundamental science to new clean technologies to integrated energy systems that power our lives, NREL researchers are transforming the way the nation and the world use energy. More on their link: https://www.nrel.gov   “Join us in building a clean […]

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Congratulations, UMB PROMISE Participants!

  “Students Maya Hanna, MPH, and Juan-David Rueda, MD, received the Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research’s (PHSR) Student Travel Scholarship to present their research at the 2018 International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research meeting in Europe. Other PHSR awards to graduate students included the Harris Zuckerman Scholarship to Yoon Hong, PharmD, the Donald […]

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Dissertation Bootcamp @ UMB

The UMB Graduate School, Writing Center, and PROMISE Program Dissertation Boot Camp are returning to UMB the Dissertation House on January 15-17, 2019.  If you haven’t heard about this dynamic program or if you would like to learn more about how it works, visit this direct link to the following 2016 CBE Life Science Education […]

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