Tag Archives: Advice for Students

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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Identifying Funding Sources for Postdocs September 14 @ UMB Campus

  Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017  9 a.m. – 10 a.m.  685 W. Baltimore Street, Medical School Teaching Facility (MSTF) Building, Room 316 The Graduate School, The Office of Postdoctoral Scholars (OPS), The Office of Research Career Development and the PROMISE Program at University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) Campus extend an invitation to all the Postdoctoral Fellows and […]

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“How to apply for travel funding” Postdoctoral Morning Coffee @ UMBC

Postdoctoral Morning Coffee with Dr. Chariz Peñalber-Johnstone Wednesday, September 13, 2017 10 AM – 12 Noon @ UMBC Campus Commons Building, Room 329   ALL University System of Maryland Postdocs are invited to attend. Please comment on the comments section with your name, campus affiliation and department to RSVP. The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs is […]

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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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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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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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UPDATE: RAIN PLAN May 6, 2017: PROMISE AGEP Friends and Family Cookout “indoors”

On May 6, 2017, 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 supports your journey through graduate school. This event is free. Graduate students from all schools within the University System of Maryland (USM) are invited! Here is […]

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***New Date *** April 13, 2017: Pathways to Leadership – A Talk with Dr. Hrabowski, President @UMBC

Update: This event will now be held on Thursday, April 13th, 2017, during Graduate Student Week. This event will be co-sponsored by the UMBC Graduate Student Association. Update: 2/28/17, 4:27 PM: This event has been postponed. Dr. Hrabowski had a sudden change in his schedule m, but he is trying to see if he can […]

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April 18, 2017: UMES 8th Annual Regional Research Symposium 2017

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore will be having its 8th Annual Regional Research Symposium on April 18, 2017. Abstracts are currently being accepted. Everyone is invited to come to attend, to present, and/or to support other fellow researchers. Details regarding the symposium are below. For further details, please visit  https://www.umes.edu/symposium2017/Default.aspx?id=55623.  Event Details Event: 8th […]

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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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