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Financial Literacy Seminar (Nov 19th): Credit scores and Consumer Debt

Please join us for the second event for the series of “Go Live” success seminars on “Financial Literacy.” Mrs. Lori Jankalski (Executive Vice President CCCS of MD & DE, Inc.) be talking ...

Grad students and postdocs from schools around Maryland with Dr. Tull and UMBC's President, Dr. Hrabowski

Good morning Dr. _insert your name here_ (per @UMBC Pres. Hrabowski). @PROMISE_AGEP Reflections: SREB @SREBDocSch #Institute2014 #Atlanta

PROMISE AGEP – University System of Maryland: We have been on a journey and you have been given an assignment. In Atlanta, at this past weekend’s SREB Compact for Faculty Diversity/Institute ...

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PROMISE AGEP Fall Harvest Dinner: Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 (for grad students & postdocs)

      This is an annual event. We have been hosting the Fall Harvest Dinner since 2003. This event is free for all graduate students and postdocs who attend an ...

PROMISE Spotlights, Announcements, & Upcoming Events

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Goucher Prison Education Partnership Seeks Volunteers for 11/23 session

Goucher Prison Education Partnership needs you! Come this Sunday to learn about ...
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PROF-it (Professors-in-Training): Spring 2015 CCBC Teaching Fellows Applications – Earlybird Applications through this Friday, November 21!

Be a PROF-it (Professors-in-Training) Spring 2015 CCBC Teaching Fellow!
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When Faculty say “X” … Understanding Faculty Expectations, Unwritten Rules. Dinner Seminar, Fri. Oct. 10, 2014

Each year, PROMISE and the Graduate School at UMBC host a dinner ...
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Coping with Stress at the Graduate Level: A Program by PROMISE @ UMB, Oct. 1, 2014

PROMISE@UMB presents a workshop on coping with stress on Wednesday, October 1, ...
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Conference to prepare undergrads for grad school. GEM GRADLab: Sat. Sept. 20,2014

  Calling all STEM undergraduates in the region! Are you a STEM ...
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Fall 2014 Seminars & Workshops at UMBC, UMB, & UMCP: Open to Graduate Students and Postdocs

Through our collaborate PROMISE grant, PROMISE AGEP: Maryland Transformation, students throughout the ...
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Workshop on Graduate Funding. $$, $$, $$, $$ … $$! W/the $1M NSF Fellowship Coaches. Sat. Sept. 6, 2014

“Funding Your Graduate Education” An Annual “Special Saturday Success Seminar” Speakers: Dr. ...
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Dr. Mae Jemison’s 100 Year Star Ship Project and Symposium: September 18, 2014

Dear PROMISE and Friends, During the 2014 PROMISE SSI, we discussed Dr. ...
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STEM Future Faculty Fellowship Program @Northeastern. Deadline: January 15, 2015 ($50,000)

Dear PROMISE Participants, Our friends at Northeastern University have shared this event ...
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PROMISE & Connections with MIT’s Media Lab. Virtual Meeting Aug. 28; In-person Opportunity Oct. 27

Dear Participants in PROMISE, Our friends at MIT, have invited us to ...
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UMBC Postdoc for Faculty Diversity: Positions open for July 2015. Deadline Nov. 14, 2014

The University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) is proud to announce a ...
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The Success of the 2014 PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI) – The Social Media Accolades

This past weekend, PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP celebrated the anniversary of the PROMISE ...
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University System of Maryland Dissertation House at SSI, August 14-15, 2014

  The University of Maryland, College Park  and PROMISE Maryland’s AGEP are sponsoring ...
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The 2014 PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI)! August 14-16, 2014

2014 PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI)   Becoming the Professors of Knowledge: ...
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July 2014 Summer Horizons: Apply to Graduate School! Special Speaker: UMBC’s President, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski

UMBC will host the annual Summer Horizons program for undergraduate students and others who are ...
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NEW PROMISE AGEP-T Postdoctoral Program – University System of Maryland

PROMISE AGEP: Maryland Transformation (An NSF AGEP-T), is proud to announce the ...
PROMISE Cookout and Celebration of Graduates 2013

Saturday, May 3: PROMISE Friends & Family Cookout in Columbia

Saturday, May 3, 2014: PROMISE AGEP Family and Friends Celebration of Graduates ...
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Travel funds for conferences: Keystone (BioMed), UMCP (Statistics) – Stockholm, Brazil, More!

Travel Funds for Conferences! Keystone Conferences – Biomedical Sciences –  international opportunities ...
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Apply for MIT’s Design Lab! Deadline April 16, 2014. Program: May 2014

Through our PROMISE AGEP collaborations with the World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF), ...

Past Projects and Events

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PROMISE is going to Atlanta in October 2014 for the SREB Compact for Faculty Diversity! Do you want to go?

We’re heading to the ATL this coming October 2014 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 in Atlanta, […]

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Jobs! April 9, 2014. Postdocs + Visiting Professorships! Dr. M. Penn (Gladstone) & Dr. J. Bonilla (TEC, Mexico), + others!

On Wednesday, April 9, 2014, we will welcome new PROMISE Mentor, Dr. Michael Penn, Vice President of Strategy at Gladstone Institutes (and author of “Finding Your North,” a book that we featured at a past SSI), and Dr. Jaime Bonilla, Dean of the School of Engineering at  Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico. Dr. Penn (in-person) and […]

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Save these 2014 dates: May 3 (Celebration Cookout), August 16 (Summer Success Institute)

Our PROMISE AGEP: Maryland Transformation (PROMISE: AGEP-T) project invites you to save the dates for two big events coming this spring and summer: Saturday, May 3, 2014: PROMISE AGEP Family and Friends Celebration of Graduates Cookout Register for the PROMISE Friends and Family Cookout and Celebration of Graduates: Centennial Park – Pavilion D Main/South Entrance […]

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“Pathways to Leadership” by UMBC’s President, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski: March 12, 2014

Dear University Community, We invite you to join us for an address from UMBC’s President, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, next Wednesday. Wednesday, March 12, 2014 AOK Library (http://www.umbc.edu/aok/main/index.html) Gallery (1st Floor, next to the Circulation Desk) In addition to his role as UMBC’s president, Dr. Hrabowski chairs the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans: […]

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PROMISE is going to UMES! The University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s Research Symposium: April 17, 2014

We encourage graduate students to take many opportunities to present their work and to become comfortable with presenting STEM content. __________________________________________________________________ PROMISE will be participating in the Regional Research Symposium at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore on April 17, 2014. Please see the information below regarding the April conference at UMES: __________________________________________________________________ PROMISE AGEP: […]

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University System of Maryland PROMISE AGEP Research Symposium & Professional Development Conference: Fri. Feb. 28, 2014 @ UM College Park

PROMISE AGEP: Maryland Transformation is pleased to invite you to attend and participate in the 2014 University System of Maryland PROMISE AGEP Research Symposium and Professional Development Conference. This new conference revises the former PROMISE Research Symposium, and adds a professional development component that will prepare graduate students and postdoctoral fellows for faculty positions in […]

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Addressing Graduate Students’ Feelings of Stress

This Friday, Dr. Robert Deluty (UMBC’s Associate Dean of the Graduate School, Associate Professor of Psychology) will talk with graduate students about stress. This is an important seminar that is back by popular demand. Each year, following the seminar, students have said that their stress was reduced, that they felt that anxiety had been reduced, […]

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PROMISE Maryland AGEP Fall Harvest Dinner: Fri. Nov. 22, 2013 – College Park (@UMDGradSchool)

Join us for the annual PROMISE Fall Harvest Dinner, 6:00 PM, Friday, November 22, 2013 at the Riggs Alumni Center on College Park’s Campus. This event is open to all graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and staff from any school within the University System of Maryland (http://www.usmd.edu/institutions/) who want to participate in, and support the mission of […]

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Nobel Prize Laureate Dr. Craig Mello – Mon. Nov. 4th UMB Campus (@UMBNews)

Our UMB Co-PIs for PROMISE: Maryland AGEP Transformation invite graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to hear Nobel Prize Laureate Dr. Craig Mello, on Monday, November 4, 2013, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Location: UMB’s Medical School Teaching Facility (MSTF) Auditorium, 685 West Baltimore Street (also accessible by 10 S Pine St., Baltimore, MD 21201) http://www.medschool.umaryland.edu/directions_interactive.asp Directions: http://medschool.umaryland.edu/minimed/directions.asp If you drive, please plan […]

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Friends of PROMISE announce *JOBS!* at Purdue and Brookhaven National Labs

Purdue University – Cluster Hire – STEM Education Purdue Associate Professor Dr. Levon Esters, one of the mentors from the 2013 PROMISE Summer Success Institute and Co-PI of the Mentoring@Purdue (MAP) program, wants PROMISE to know that his university is hiring, and he wants you to apply!  Dr. Esters wrote the following in his note to PROMISE: “The integrated STEM […]

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