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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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Teaching Opportunities at Anne Arundel Community College: Astronomy & Physics

PROMISE Alumna (College Park), Dr. Alycia Marshall, Professor at AACC, has shared this information: Positions available:  Anne Arundel Community College has immediate openings for instructors of Astronomy and Physics courses.  Lectures and Lab sections are available. Must have a Master’s degree in a science field.  Teaching experience preferred. Openings are for one, two or three […]

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PhD Completion Workshops hosted by College Park @UMDGradSchool

RSVP: go.umd.edu/timemanagement2016

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POSTPONED –>STEM EXPO co-hosted by UMB

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. A NEW DATE WILL BE POSTED SOON   The University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) is hosting the PROMISE STEM GRAD EXPO  on Saturday, October 15, 2016 in the SMC Campus Center on UMB’s campus. This interactive event is being designed to inform, engage, and encourage underrepresented and under-served groups to pursue master’s and […]

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PROMISE & SREB (@SREBDocSch). Join us in Tampa, Oct. 2016! #ThinkBigDiversity

Greetings PROMISE participants! You are invited to join us for our PROMISE trip to the 2016 Southern Regional Education Board’s Compact for Faculty Diversity/Institute for Teaching and Mentoring. Each year, as an AGEP family, we travel together to the SREB conference in either Atlanta, Virginia, or Tampa.  The October 2016 conference is in Tampa, Florida, […]

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A $75,000 postdoctoral fellowship (+ health insurance) #ThinkBigDiversity

AGEPs nationwide are learning about the $75,000 postdoc through the NSF SBIR Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. Find a research match here: https://nsfsbir.asee.org/jobs, and apply. This opportunity was discussed with the AGEP national office at NSF this week. (PROMISE is Maryland’s AGEP.) You are encouraged to apply for this “best kept secret.”

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The Dissertation House Model – A paper and feature @UMBC #ThinkBigDiversity

The Dissertation House is one of the feature stories on UMBC’s website today! The feature shares news of the new paper that has been published by CBE Life Sciences Education.       UMBC’s article is here: http://news.umbc.edu/new-research-highlights-dissertation-house-as-an-effective-support-model-for-minority-stem-ph-d-candidates/ Read the full paper here: http://www.lifescied.org/content/15/3/ar34.full The 2016 PROMISE Summer Success Institute also held a Dissertation House at the […]

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What is “The Jessica Effect?”

The “Jessica Effect” was named for the late Jessica Soto Pérez, former graduate student at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, member of the first cohort of PROMISE Peer Mentors. We wanted to invite, involve, and engage family members of graduate students in an effort to promote a more inclusive environment that caters to the whole […]

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July 2016 Writing Workshops w/lectures on impact factor and “false demon of perfection”

Originally posted on The Dissertation House:
Building upon the foundation of the Dissertation House, we continue to host workshops for students and postdocs who are working on other projects, e.g., grant proposals, publications, research portfolios, job applications. This week, by popular demand, we’re bringing “Writing for Publication” back via a series of “Writing Workshops” and…

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PROMISE Dissertation House online is in full effect! Launched over the July 4th weekend, 2016.

Over the holiday weekend, the Dissertation House online opened, and we already have several students who have come over to join! The Dissertation House at UMBC which will house approximately 12-15 students in-person during the week with workshops, writing sessions, and meals, will also feature blogging activities. Since space is limited, we have invited others […]

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