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2018 USM PROMISE AGEP Research Symposium & Professional Development Conference Feb 16, 2018 #ThinkBigDiversity – CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS – Deadline Dec 1, 2017

USM PROMISE AGEP: Maryland Transformation is pleased to invite you to attend and participate in the 2018 University System of Maryland PROMISE AGEP Research Symposium and Professional Development Conference on February 16, 2018. This conference replaces the former PROMISE Research Symposium and adds a professional development component that will prepare graduate students and postdoctoral fellows for faculty positions […]

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GEM GRAD Lab at the University of Maryland, College Park

Are you interested in pursuing an advanced degree in STEM? If so, please join us for a GEM GRAD Lab at the University of Maryland, College Park! Advanced registration is required.  REGISTER HERE Date: Saturday, October 21 Time: 9 AM – 5 PM Location: Kim Engineering Building on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park Parking:  Parking is […]

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Hanna Gray Postdoctoral Fellows prog. $80K, by @HHMInews, due Jan. 2018. #ThinkBigDiversity

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is pleased to announce the 2018 Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program competition. We know that the biggest challenges in science call for diverse perspectives and original thinking. Through the Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program, HHMI will recruit and retain individuals from groups underrepresented in the life sciences. The program […]

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PROMISE AGEP Fall Harvest Dinner, Fri. Nov. 17, 2017 #ThinkBigDiversity

Annual USM PROMISE AGEP Fall Harvest Dinner & Networking Reception  Friday, November 17, 2017 • 5:00 – 8:00 PM • Colony Ballroom, Stamp • 5:00 PM 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 & Networking Reception. […]

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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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