Join the PROMISE blogs and websites for up-to-date information. 55,000 hits & 2,300 comments strong on the DH!

We have a number of online resources for students to receive information. In addition to this main website for PROMISE which launched this past summer (5,000+ hits),  we have an active Dissertation House website (18,000+ hits, 2300+ comments), an intranet site through MyUMBC (300+ members), a site that regularly lists all of the PROMISE Seminars &Continue reading “Join the PROMISE blogs and websites for up-to-date information. 55,000 hits & 2,300 comments strong on the DH!”

Preparing for academic success in 2012: 5 things to do BEFORE classes begin.

Classes at universities in Maryland begin in a few days. Over the past few weeks, there have been questions concerning what can be done to adequately prepare for a new semester of graduate courses.  Part of the answer is in the question itself:  one must “prepare” for the new semester before classes begin.  There areContinue reading “Preparing for academic success in 2012: 5 things to do BEFORE classes begin.”

Special Customized MATLAB Seminar for Graduate Students

Several graduate students have expressed a need for assistance with MATLAB.  In order to assist you with understanding some of the more advanced concepts of MATLAB, PROMISE, the Graduate Student Development Unit of the Graduate School, and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics will sponsor a special, customized session for graduate students and others whoContinue reading “Special Customized MATLAB Seminar for Graduate Students”

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”