Tag Archives: Maryland

STEM Grad Students! Win $1000 – $3000 from @NSF for the @GradEdChallenge! Deadline April 15, 2013

Calling all of our STEM graduate students!! YOU have ideas … we’ve heard many of them. You’ve shared them with us in meetings, at conferences like the PROMISE SSI, on the walkways of our campuses, and in our offices. Now it’s time to get those ideas out to a national audience, and receive money if […]

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PROMISE Friends & Family Celebration of Graduates Cookout, Sat. May 5, 2012

Saturday, May 5, 2012 Come out and join us at the annual PROMISE Maryland’s AGEP May “Friends and Family” Cookout and Celebration of Graduates. Graduate students and postdocs from UMBC, UM College Park, UMB, and other campuses within the University System of Maryland are invited. PROMISE students may bring guests … any family members or […]

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Completing Your Thesis or Dissertation

Dr. Wendy Carter-Veale, Dissertation Coach for UMBC, presents: “Practical Steps for Completing Your Thesis or Dissertation.” This seminar will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2012, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Light refreshments will be served. Location: UMBC Campus, AOK Library 7th Floor open area. Directions to campus: http://promisesuccessseminars.wordpress.com/directions-to-campuses/ Dr. Carter-Veale is the coach for The Dissertation House (http://www.thedissertationhouse.com) and […]

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Preparing for academic success in 2012: 5 things to do BEFORE classes begin.

Classes at universities in Maryland begin in a few days. Over the past few weeks, there have been questions concerning what can be done to adequately prepare for a new semester of graduate courses.  Part of the answer is in the question itself:  one must “prepare” for the new semester before classes begin.  There are […]

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“Why Smart People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It” – A Jan. 24, 2012 WEPAN Webinar for all

PROMISE is partnering with the Women’s Engineering Proactive Network (WEPAN) to publicize a webinar on the “Imposter Syndrome.” Graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and career professionals who attended the August 2011 PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI) in Columbia, Maryland will remember that one of our keynote speakers, Dr. Kellina Craig-Henderson from the National Science Foundation, defined […]

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The Dissertation House

The PROMISE Dissertation House is comprised of a series of workshops, meetings, and seminars that are held on college campuses and at conferences to facilitate successful completion of the doctoral degree. The workshops emphasize writing the dissertation, preparing for the defense, and communicating with faculty. The Dissertation House is a program of the National Science […]

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