Yes, professors *DO* make more than $100,000/year! Here are some recent salaries …

Throughout the last several years, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) graduate students who participate in PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP have given various reasons for and against planning to choose careers in the academy.  Among reasons against becoming a faculty member, students have told us that “professors don’t make any money” or that “professors are poor.”Continue reading “Yes, professors *DO* make more than $100,000/year! Here are some recent salaries …”

PROMISE Spring Opening Meeting at UMBC – Feb. 17, 2012.

Have you missed connecting with other students from PROMISE? Are the great feelings from the PROMISE Summer Success Institute at the Sheraton in Columbia, and the Fall Harvest Dinner at College Park wearing thin from needing more interaction? Then, come on out to the PROMISE Spring Opening Meeting at UMBC and get rejuvenated. Friday, 2/17/12 Continue reading “PROMISE Spring Opening Meeting at UMBC – Feb. 17, 2012.”

“Why Smart People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It” – A Jan. 24, 2012 WEPAN Webinar for all

PROMISE is partnering with the Women’s Engineering Proactive Network (WEPAN) to publicize a webinar on the “Imposter Syndrome.” Graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and career professionals who attended the August 2011 PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI) in Columbia, Maryland will remember that one of our keynote speakers, Dr. Kellina Craig-Henderson from the National Science Foundation, definedContinue reading ““Why Smart People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It” – A Jan. 24, 2012 WEPAN Webinar for all”

Emerging Researchers Conference for AGEP & Bridge to the Doctorate Students

Undergraduate and graduate students who participate in the following NSF programs are invited to submit abstracts for the 2012 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM: ***Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP); ***Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST); ***Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP); ***Louis Stokes Alliances forContinue reading “Emerging Researchers Conference for AGEP & Bridge to the Doctorate Students”