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Postdocs: Planning for Success and Developing an “Individual Development Plan (IDP)”

During the July “Postdoctoral Writing Suite” at UMBC, there was discussion about developing Individual Development Plans, or IDPs, as a tool for assessing skills, charting goals, and facilitating communication with your postdoctoral mentor. The IDP, developed by Dr. Cynthia Fuhrmann (formally of UCSF, joining UMass Medical School August 2013), has been used by both graduate students […]

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Understanding Impact Factor & Avoiding the Demon of “Perfection” – July 2013 Workshops

Dr. Kevin Omland (UMBC Professor of Biology), presents two seminar for graduate students, postdocs, and faculty on July 9-10, 2013 at UMBC, Commons, Room 331 Sometimes, trying to be perfect means that you never get those drafts off of your desk or off of your computer screen. What about submitting them for publication? Did you know […]

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Save these Spring/Summer 2013 dates! May 4: Cookout; July 9-12: Dissertation House; August 16-17: SSI

Dear Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Fellows, Faculty, Staff, and Friends of PROMISE: Please save the following dates for Spring and Summer 2013: SATURDAY, May 4, 2013: Annual PROMISE Friends and Family & Celebration of Graduates Cookout  Location: High Ridge Park 10100 Superior Ave Laurel, MD 20723 1:00 – 4:00 PM All PROMISE participants who are graduating […]

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“Dissertation House,” “Postdoc Writing Suite,” & “Writing for Publication” – January 22-25, 2013

During the 2013 Winter Break, we are launching writing events for master’s, doctoral, and postdoctoral scholars. The Dissertation House: January 22-25, 2013 (Deadline: 12/14/12) http://dissertationhouse.wordpress.com/2012/12/05/winter-dissertation-house-coming-january-22-25-2013/ Head Coach: Dr. Wendy Carter-Veale ________________________________________ Writing for Publication: January 22 – 23, 2013 (Deadline 12/19/12) http://dissertationhouse.wordpress.com/2012/12/12/new-initiative-writing-for-publication-january-22-23-2013-umbc/ Mentor-Coach: Dr. Patricia Young __________________________________________ Postdoctoral Writing Suite: January 25, 2013 http://my.umbc.edu/groups/postdocs/events/15297 (Postdocs […]

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