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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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POSTPONED – Telling Your Research Story

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!   Stoop Stories: Telling Your Research Story A Saturday Workshop Presented by Laura Wexler of The Stoop Storytelling Series Photo collage developed from individual images that are the property of the Stoop Stories Series website. When: Saturday, January 26, 2019 Time: 09:00 AM – 02:00 PM Location: […]

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2019 USM PROMISE AGEP Research Symposium & Professional Development Conference Feb 15, 2019 – CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – #ThinkBigDiversity

2019 USM PROMISE AGEP Research Symposium & Professional Development Conference Location: University of Maryland College Park Adele H. Stamp Student Union – Center for Campus Life 3972 Campus Dr Colony Ballroom College Park, MD 20742 Time: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Attire: Business Casual Transportation: There will be free transportation from UMBC and UMB campus to UMD. Please […]

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Denise in Freiburg, Germany: An International Cross-Training Experience

September to October 2018 My name is Denise Williams and I am an AGEP scholar studying nanoparticle chemistry at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). In addition to being an AGEP scholar, I am a proud member of the Rosenzweig Lab in UMBC’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and also a Meyerhoff Graduate Fellow. […]

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2019 Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions (LACCEI) in Jamaica

Please click on the following link and read the entire post. Please follow the guidelines specified to be considered for funding and as a member of our Maryland delegation. https://usmlsamp.wordpress.com/2018/12/13/2019-latin-american-and-caribbean-consortium-of-engineering-institutions-laccei-in-jamaica/

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2019 World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF) in Chennai, India – Host announcement

Students, WEEF will be releasing the requirements for submitting a paper to participate in this conference. Make sure you check our main PROMISE website for a follow-up post regarding what is needed. Below is a portion of a published statement by the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES): “IFEES has selected a bid from […]

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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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