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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 our programs.

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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 seminar that allows graduate students to ask questions of faculty. This year, the  “When Faculty Say ‘X’ … ” seminar will be held on Friday, October 10, 2014 in BIO 120. This is your chance to ask the faculty any questions about expectations, […]

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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, 2014, at 10 AM. Location: SMC Campus Center, Room 311: http://www.umaryland.edu/smccampuscenter/, Directions: http://www.umaryland.edu/smccampuscenter/building/index.html Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coping-with-stress-at-the-graduate-level-tickets-13285644721  

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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 undergraduate student who is thinking about graduate school? This FREE conference is for you! Do you know someone who should be thinking about making plans for graduate study? If so, we have a conference that is designed just for them! If not, surely […]

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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 University System of Maryland are eligible to attend professional seminars and workshops at UMBC, UMB, and UMCP.  If the event is listed on the main PROMISE website, please follow the directions to RSVP. Several seminars have university-specific registration processes. If you are planning […]

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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. Frances D. Carter-Johnson, AAAS S&T Fellow at the NIH Center for Scientific Review Dr. Patricia Ordóñez, Department of Computer Science, University of Puerto Rico – Rio Piedras    Our speakers, UMBC Alumni and former NSF GRFP winners, bring their award winner seminar back to […]

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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. Jemison’s 100YSS project. Here is the information for the Symposium: http://2014.symposium.100yss.org/ PROMISE is not able to sponsor students for this conference since we will be hosting the PROMISE/GEM GRAD LAB on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at the University of Maryland College Park. However, […]

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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 with us: Northeastern University STEM Future Faculty Fellowship Program Northeastern University invites nominations and applications from candidates in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields for the Northeastern University STEM Future Faculty Fellowship (Postdoctoral) Program.  Northeastern University’s mission emphasizes translational research that […]

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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 participate in a virtual event, that will be followed-up by an in-person opportunity! On August 28, at 11:00 A.M EST, MIT is conducting a virtual visit to the MIT Media Lab. The event will be hosted on the Unhangout platform, a new way of running […]

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