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Opportunities for Postdocs, Young Investigators, and Junior Faculty in Germany

  Event: Opportunities for Postdocs, Young Investigators, and Junior Faculty in Germany Date: September 9, 2016  Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Location: Salon D at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road North Bethesda, MD 20852   This workshop is targeted to doctoral and postdoctoral students, as well as assistant professors. It […]

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Oct.7, 2016 – Oct. 8, 2016: Dissertation House for Non-Traditional Students and UMBC Employees

If you are an employee of UMBC (50% time or more) or a “Non-Traditional” student, and if you are working on your graduate school courses, proposal, or dissertation, then this event is for you! We’ve worked with our UMBC employees who are also graduate students at UMBC, College Park, Northeastern, and other institutions. This session will […]

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October 14, 2016: PROF-IT Seminar – How to Develop a Syllabus: A CIRTL Activity

UMBC’s new CIRTL affiliation (Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning) co-sponsors this seminar, along with the “Professors-in-Training – PROF-it” branch of PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate, UMBC’s The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, and The Graduate School at UMBC. College Park has been a member of CIRTL for several […]

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October 19, 2016: IRB and Responsible Conduct Review Workshop

Do you need to complete your IRB or RCR training? Each graduate student needs to know the guidelines for responsible conduct of research.  Depending on the discipline, students need to have additional training regarding rules and regulations for conducting research using animals or humans (including surveys) and details related to ownership of work. All doctoral students and […]

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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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October 11, 2016: Networking Opportunity with Dr. Claudia Pearce

On October 11, 2016, there will be a networking opportunity for CWIT, Meyerhoff undergraduate scholars, and PROMISE members from 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM to meet the 2016 ADVANCE Distinguished Lecture, featuring, Dr. Claudia Pearce,  M.S., ’89 and Ph.D., ’94 and 2014 UMBC Alumna of the Year in COEIT. Dr. Pearce is currently Senior Computer Science […]

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October 11, 2016: ADVANCE Distinguished Lecture – Against the Odds: How I Became a Computer Scientist

            On October 11, 2016, there will be an ADVANCE Distinguished Lecture, featuring, Dr. Claudia Pearce,  M.S., ’89 and Ph.D., ’94 and 2014 UMBC Alumna of the Year in COEIT. Dr. Pearce is currently Senior Computer Science Authority at NSA, a member of UMBC’s COEIT advisory board, and involved in […]

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October 5, 2016: Financial Literacy Seminar – Learn About Your Credit Score

Do you know your credit score? We are pleased to present our financial literacy seminar. Everyone is invited. Our guest speaker, Daniel Florea from Guidewell Financial Solutions, will talk about what a credit score is and what it means. Your credit score can change – are there ways to improve your credit score? What does a good credit […]

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Sept. 8 – 9, 2016: PROMISE AGEP Opening Week!

PROMISE AGEP Opening Week is coming! We will be hosting and supporting annual opening meetings this year on September 8, 2016 and September 9, 2016. UMD  Opening Day – September, 8, 2016  Showcase of Graduate Student Groups and Graduate Diversity Networking Reception http://gradschool.umd.edu/calendar/events/event/2256 The PROMISE AGEP at the University of Maryland College Park (UMD) will be […]

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