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GEM GRAD Lab at the University of Maryland, College Park

Are you interested in pursuing an advanced degree in STEM? If so, please join us for a GEM GRAD Lab at the University of Maryland, College Park! Advanced registration is required.  REGISTER HERE Date: Saturday, October 21 Time: 9 AM – 5 PM Location: Kim Engineering Building on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park Parking:  Parking is […]

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Dissertation House @ UMBC July 11-14, 2017

The Summer Dissertation House is coming to UMBC, July 11-14, 2017. Graduate students who plan to participate should follow the application procedures. Open application period: Early bird May 22, 2017 – June 2, 2017. Late registration June 3, 2017 – June 18, 2017 (Applications received during the early bird period will have priority.) (Please note […]

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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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NextProfScience 2017 Workshop at the University of Michigan on May 2-5

You are invited to participate in the NextProfScience 2017 workshop being offered at the University of Michigan on May 2-5, 2017 (see link). NextProf Science is aimed at future faculty—advanced doctoral students or postdoctoral fellows who are interested in an academic career in science at an exceptional academic research institution and who have demonstrated a commitment to diversity. The science and […]

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***New Date *** April 13, 2017: Pathways to Leadership – A Talk with Dr. Hrabowski, President @UMBC

Update: This event will now be held on Thursday, April 13th, 2017, during Graduate Student Week. This event will be co-sponsored by the UMBC Graduate Student Association. Update: 2/28/17, 4:27 PM: This event has been postponed. Dr. Hrabowski had a sudden change in his schedule m, but he is trying to see if he can […]

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August 26, 2016: Teaching Assistant (TA) Training/Orientation – Teaching and Learning Workshop

All new Teaching Assistants, and  all graduate students who are interested in teaching (during or after graduate school) should plan to attend this orientation session.  This session is part of the annual PROF-it (Professors-in-Training) suite of activities offered to graduate students. Breakfast and Lunch will be served. EVENT DETAILS: Date: August 26, 2016 Time: 9:00 AM – […]

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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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Summer Professional Development Workshops 2016

You are invited to join schools within the PROMISE AGEP for Summer Professional Development Workshops 2016. While some events limit enrollment to students within their respective institutions, others are open to graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and alumni from any school. Most of the events below have specific RSVP links. Please use the respective links or […]

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Summer 2016 Dissertation House (Accepting Applications!)

The Summer 2016 Dissertation House is coming to UMBC (July 5, 2016 to July 8, 2016)!  Students who participate in this program will spend each day thinking, writing, and sharing ideas about their doctoral dissertations.  Students will learn effective time-management skills; learn how to set small manageable goals, and will meet with a dissertation coach in […]

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Navigating Departmental Politics. A Play! Thurs. March 31, 2016

Dr. Autumn Reed, Director of STRIDE and Coordinator of Faculty Diversity Initiatives at UMBC, invites PROMISE to a play on UMBC’s campus with the CRLT Players of the University of Michigan. Dr. Reed has served as a PROMISE Mentor-in-Residence, and facilitator for the 2016 PROMISE roundtable on faculty diversity that was part of the Research […]

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