Tag Archives: Advice for Students

Faculty positions available – Campbell University, Associate, Assistant or Full Professors, School of Engineering

The School of Engineering at Campbell University (http://www.campbell.edu/engineering/, http://www.campbell.edu/about/history-quick-facts/) seeks three Engineering Faculty for full-time, tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. One position in Mechanical Engineering begins Fall 2018 and is focused on teaching the thermal, energy and fluid sciences. Two positions (one in Mechanical Engineering, focused on teaching a […]

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2018 Summer Horizons for Students Considering Graduate Studies

2018 Summer Horizons Program   Friday, June 29, 2018 The 2018 program will begin at 9:00 AM and will end at 11:30 AM. (Registration and Seating will begin at 8:30 AM) UMBC Commons Building, Floor 2, Game Room Light breakfast refreshments will be provided. This event is FREE to the public but (participants must register).    […]

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UMBC Alumna, Nandadevi Cortes Rodriguez, Ph.D., Works to Increase Diversity in Ornithology

PROMISE is proud of Dr. Nandadevi “Nanda” Cortes Rodriguez (UMBC, Biology), former graduate student GA and postdoc for the PROMISE AGEP.  Below, readers will find a copy of the original article featuring Dr. Cortes by Meaghan McElroy, Opinion Editor, published in The Ithacan on September 6, 2017: https://theithacan.org/opinion/qa-ornithologist-works-to-increase-diversity/. Dr. Cortes has since returned to the PROMISE SSI as a […]

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Summer Dissertation House @ UMBC – July 10 – 13, 2018

This Dissertation House is hosted by the Graduate School at UMBC for UMBC students only.   The Summer Dissertation House is coming to UMBC (July 10-13, 2018). Graduate students who plan to participate should follow the application procedures on the application webpage for the Dissertation House (below). Open application period: May 1, 2018 – June 15, 2018. (Please note that there are only […]

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Spotlight on Erika Aparaka and Shawnisha Hester at 2018 Understanding Interventions Conference in Baltimore, MD

The Understanding Interventions (UI) that Broaden Participation in Science Careers conference, focused on ongoing research on how to intervene in STEM education in order to increase positive student outcomes in STEM-related fields, was held this year between March 2-4, 2018. Two PROMISE graduate student team members had the opportunity attended and present ongoing research on […]

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PROMISE Event Promotes Diversity in STEM Academia

Original article published in The Elm, University of Maryland, Baltimore by Lou Cortina: https://elm.umaryland.edu/promise-event-promotes-diversity-in-stem-academia/ Copy below: “In the effort to increase diversity in the field of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP), looms large. Using resources from University System of Maryland institutions, the initiative aims to […]

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2018 PROMISE AGEP Friends and Family Cookout

On Saturday, May 5, 2018, PROMISE AGEP will be hosting its annual PROMISE AGEP Friends and Family Cookout! You are invited to come, bring your friends, family, and anyone who supported your journey through graduate school. This event is free! Graduate students from all schools within the University System of Maryland (USM) are invited! Here […]

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CIRTL & PROF-it Series: Inclusive Pedagogy workshop with Dr. Karen Fleming from JHU

The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) and the Professors-in-Training (PROF-it) segment of PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) are co-sponsoring a regional workshop on teaching. Come and learn a method of teaching that incorporates dynamic practices and learning styles and multicultural content to promote student academic […]

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9th Annual UMES Regional Research Symposium

The Graduate Council’s Research Committee at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) invites you to the 9th Annual Regional Research Symposium 2018.  This year Symposium 2018 is part of the Graduate Research Week and will be held on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The symposium will present a forum to discuss research at regional universities, […]

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Share your research at LACCEI 2018, Lima, Peru. Abstract deadline March 16, 2018

Dear Students, The University System of Maryland’s LSAMP program and the Executive Director of the Latin and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions (LACCEI) invite the students of LSAMP and LSAMP-BD to come to the 2018 LACCEI annual conference in Lima, Peru to share research and participate in activities of the Student Platform for Engineering Education […]

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