Tag Archives: Advice for Students

The NASA Postdoctoral Program

NASA Postdoctoral Fellowship 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 process, NPP Fellows complete one- to three-year Fellowship appointments that advance […]

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Are you or do you know a “Rising Star”?

Drs. Cynthia Leifer and Hector Aguilar-Carreno in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University have been awarded an NIH NIAID Research Education Program grant entitled “Cornell Program to Increase Faculty Diversity and Promote Research Excellence”.   Several departments within Cornell University have successfully employed targeted pre-interviews on an ad […]

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17th PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI): August 17, 2019 #ThinkBigDiversity

Last update: Sunday, July 21, 2019 @ 9:30 pm Please register here: SSI Registration We will be using Whova (you can download it from Google Play or the App Store) for our event’s agenda, so please make sure to download the app and create a profile using the same email address you will be using […]

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10th ANNUAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM 2019 @ UMES

The following information was mirrored on March 05, 2019 from the symposium website. For more up to date information, please visit the UMES 2019 Symposium page. UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE    Welcomes you to its  5th GRADUATE EDUCATION WEEK April 15, 2019 to April 19, 2019 hosting the 10th ANNUAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM 2019  April 16, 2019 […]

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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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Public Speaking Series: 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) at UMBC

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) celebrates the exciting research conducted by Ph.D. students. Developed by The University of Queensland, the exercise cultivates students’ academic, presentation, and research communication skills. The competition supports their capacity to effectively explain their research in three minutes, in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. Please join us for this workshop to learn […]

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