Tag Archives: Advice for Students

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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Fall Writing Accountability Group (WAG) @ UMB

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2018 USM PROMISE AGEP Fall Harvest Dinner & Networking Reception @ UMD

Annual USM PROMISE AGEP Fall Harvest Dinner & Networking Reception  Monday, November 5, 2018 • 5:00 – 8:00PM • Colony Ballroom, Stamp, College Park Campus   An invitation from PROMISE at College Park   All USM graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, faculty, and staff are invited to the Annual USM PROMISE AGEP Fall Harvest Dinner & […]

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The NASA Postdoctoral Program

NASA Postdoctoral Fellowship The NASA Postdoctoral Program offers the 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 […]

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PROMISE is going to the SREB 2018 Institute for Teaching and Mentoring, for Faculty Diversity! Do you want to go?

We’re heading to Arlington, Virginia this coming October 2018 for the SREB Compact! If you went to the PROMISE SSI this year, think of The Compact as PROMISE SSI quadrupled! Yes, there are nearly 1000 students from around the country at the conference. As a group, PROMISE has traveled with graduate students to past SREB conferences around the US. […]

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PROMISE Graduate Student and Postdocs Kick-off Social

Welcome & Community Building Reception Friday, September 7, 2018, · 5 PM – 6:30 PM The Commons: Game Room PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP is dedicated to increasing the numbers and diversity of Ph.D.s in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math fields. PROMISE also provides a strong support system for underrepresented students of all fields, and for all […]

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Teaching and Learning Seminar

Thank you for visiting this event’s information page. We also ask that you CREATE a profile on The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Leadership (CIRTL) website: https://www.cirtl.net so that you can access materials that are part of the national center. Friday, August 24, 2018 – 9 AM – 1 PM UMBC, Sherman Hall 003 […]

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World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF) 2018 in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Don’t Miss the Opportunity to Present FIRST TIME IN THE U.S.A Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit an abstract – Extended deadline is now July 30, 2018.   For abstract submission go to the following link: https://www.xcdsystem.com/weef/abstract/index.cfm?ID=CK3RwTr   Letter from the WEEF-GEDC chair: “Dear colleague, Peace engineering envisions and works towards a world […]

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16th PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI): August 18, 2018 (8/18/18) #ThinkBigDiversity

In 2003, “SUCCESS 2003” (later named the PROMISE Summer Success Institute or “SSI”) brought together graduate students in STEM from underrepresented groups in Maryland for a conference and series of workshops with the goal of building a community of scholars who would finish graduate degrees and go on to be professors and leaders in their […]

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