Author Archives | Renetta Garrison Tull

New faculty diversity programs launch for PROMISE, and the Twitter site gets a new look showcasing the #ThinkBigDiversity landing page

Did you know that there are new PROMISE programs that will focus on faculty diversity in engineering and the biomedical sciences? The PROMISE Academy was funded in October 2018 and bears the official title: The AGEP Alliance State System Model to Transform the Hiring Practices and Career Success of Tenure Track Historically Underrepresented Minority Faculty […]

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Natural Sciences Professoriate-Track Faculty Research Fellowship @UMBC #ThinkBigDiversity

The PROMISE AGEP supports faculty diversity, and partners with UMBC’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry to invite applications for the following position:   Natural Sciences Professoriate-Track Faculty Research Fellowship, 2019-2021 (apply.interfolio.com/53007)    The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) invites applications for the Natural Sciences Professoriate-Track Faculty Research […]

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UPDATE – PROMISE PhD Alums Bring $100,000 NSF GRFP Fellowship Prep Workshop to @UMBC Sat. Sept. 15, 2018

Files shared by the presenters: Participant Folder: Review_Criteria Reviewer_comments1 Reviewer_comments2 TipsforApplying WS_PersonalStatement WS_PreviousResearchExperience WS_ProposedPlanofResearch Essays: 01Personal_Statement_winner_draft2015 02Personal_Statement_winner2015 03personalstatement-winner2-2nddraft2015 04PersonalStatement_winner2_2015 05FrancesPersonalStatement 06rubricByRobinWalker 07Reviewer_comments 08PattiProposedResearch 09Proposed Research-winner2-draft2015 10ProposedResearch_winner2_2015 11Research Statement-winner-3rddraft2015 12Research_Statement_winner_2015   UPDATE September 15, 2018: NSF GRFP Presentation (download): 2018 NSF GRFP Presentation – UMBC   UPDATE September 13, 2018: Due to inclement weather approaching our […]

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Dr. Damon Bradley/DJ, Creator of TechnoFist – NASA Engineering Leader & International DJ, brings his music to the PROMISE Cookout, 5/5/18, 1:00 PM.

Dr. Damon Bradley is a NASA Scientist and an international DJ. He is an example of one who can reach the sky and live the dream. Dr. Bradley,  a DJ and creator of TechnoFist, will be the featured artist at the PROMISE Cookout today, 1:00 PM, Centennial Park, Columbia/Ellicott City, Maryland. Damon Bradley received his […]

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GEM-ASEE Doctoral Engineering Research Showcase @GEMFellowship @ASEE_DC #ThinkBigDiversity Jan. 22-23, 2018

  ADVANCE YOUR CAREER GEM-ASEE Doctoral Engineering Research Showcase January 22-23, 2018 Second Round deadline for Presenter and Participant applications is December 31, 2017 (EXTENDED) *Applications/registrations are now open.* REGISTER/APPLY NOW! Mayflower Hotel Washington, DC Dear GEM PhD Fellows, PhD Fellow Alumni, University Reps and Employer Reps: THERE IS STILL TIME TO REGISTER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS EVENT! […]

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Hanna Gray Postdoctoral Fellows prog. $80K, by @HHMInews, due Jan. 2018. #ThinkBigDiversity

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is pleased to announce the 2018 Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program competition. We know that the biggest challenges in science call for diverse perspectives and original thinking. Through the Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program, HHMI will recruit and retain individuals from groups underrepresented in the life sciences. The program […]

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UMB PROMISE invites Postdocs to see Jorge Cham @PhdComics – Fri. 9/15/17, in Baltimore. “The Science Gap.”

PROMISE at UMB invites all postdocs to a wonderful event on Friday, September 15, 2017. Take some time on Friday afternoon to laugh and and enjoy a talk by Dr. Jorge Cham.   You’re invited to University of Maryland School of Medicine’s 2nd Annual Postdoctoral Retreat Keynote Address  Hosted by Postdoctoral Advisory Committee & Office of […]

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15th PROMISE Summer Success Institute: Aug. 19, 2017 #ThinkBigDiversity

The PROMISE Summer Success Institute, sponsored by the National Science Foundation’s Alliances for Graduate Education and Professoriate (AGEP) program, will celebrate 15 years of the Summer Success Institute in 2017!   In 2003, “SUCCESS 2003” (later named the PROMISE Summer Success Institute or “SSI”) brought together graduate students in STEM from underrepresented groups in Maryland […]

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April 19, 2017 @UMBC, “Giving your research a global platform” w/Dr. Darryl Williams from @TuftsUniversity; President @ASEE_MIND #ThinkBigDiversity

As scholars within the University System of Maryland, and part of the community served by PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP, you have been immersed in environments that carry a vision for social responsibility. Have you thought about how to engage globally? Let’s consider ways that you can share your research internationally, and how to address global challenges. […]

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April 17, 2017 Workshop “Dissertation Title: To Be Determined,” by PROMISE @UMDGradSchool [UM College Park] #ThinkBigDiversity

Office of Graduate Diversity and Inclusion 2nd Annual Spring Speaker Series and PROMISE AGEP PhD Completion Workshop “Dissertation Title: To Be Determined” Answers for When You Don’t Know Which Way to Go By Dr. Alecia C. Eubanks Monday, April 17, 2017 4:00-5:30pm (doors open at 3:45pm) Pyon Su, 2108 Stamp (Light refreshments served) RSVP Required, […]

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