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Dissertation House for Employees and Non-traditional Students, 10/13 – 10/14, 2017 @ AOK Library, Room 767

If you are an employee of UMBC, a “Non-Traditional” (working full time, part-time, coming back to school) student, or a Postdoc working on writing materials (Grant Proposal, a paper for a publication, etc.), and you are working on your graduate school courses, proposal, or dissertation, then this event is for you!  This session will have support, […]

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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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2017 SACNAS – Travel Scholarships for Engineers!

SACNAS now has travel grants available for engineers interested in pursuing faculty positions to join us at 2017 SACNAS the SACNAS Engineering Faculty Career Workshop (October 18-21) in Salt Lake City, UT. More information can be found by clicking on the following link: http://www.2017sacnas.org/events/2017-sacnas-the-national-diversity-in-stem-conference/custom-122-344a437cdada442d9179834c162b0a21.aspx Apply by August 14.      

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NASA Postdoctoral Program

Click on the following link to see the official information flyer: NASA Postdoctoral Program Flyer The NASA Postdoctoral Program offers U.S. and international scientists the opportunity to advance their research while contributing to NASA’s scientific goals. The NPP supports fundamental science; explores the undiscovered; promotes intellectual growth; and encourages scientific connections. Selected by a competitive peer-review […]

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Apply for Postdoctoral Training in Cancer Prevention at NCI by August 25, 2017

NCI’s Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program (CPFP), a postdoctoral research and leadership training program, is accepting applications. The program is open to researchers, scientists, and clinicians with a demonstrated interest in cancer prevention and control. Highlights of this multidisciplinary program include: *The CPFP provides up to 4 years of support *The opportunity to obtain an MPH […]

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The $1,000,000 STEM Seminar: Applying for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Friday, August 18: 11:30 AM – 4 PM Our speakers were winners of the NSF GRFP Fellowship (as graduate students), and now as educators, they have taken their winning method on the road. They have given workshops at Harvard, MIT, UMBC, Howard, the University of Puerto Rico, and other schools, and have collectively assisted students with […]

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Summer Horizons 2017: June 30, 2017 @UMBC

UMBC will host the Summer Horizons 2017 program for undergraduate students and others who are interested in learning more about graduate school admission, particularly in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. The 3-hour workshop will feature sessions on the application timeline, GRE, Statement of Purpose, Recommendation Letters, and other topics related to preparing for graduate school.  There […]

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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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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 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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