The University of Maryland, College Park and PROMISE Maryland’s AGEP are sponsoring a system-wide Dissertation House for graduate students in STEM programs. The writing and research retreat will take place at the Hotel at Arundel Preserve. Lodging for 2 nights and meals are provided for student participants. Twelve students from the USM system schools will be chosen to […]
2014 PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI) Becoming the Professors of Knowledge: Leadership and Mentoring for the Professoriate Pre-conference Dissertation House: Thursday and Friday, August 14-15, 2014 Orientation and Positioning sessions: Friday, August 15, 2014 Formal Mentoring & Leadership sessions: Saturday, August 16, 2014 2014 PROMISE SSI LOCATION, Arundel Mills, MD The University of Maryland […]
Travel Funds for Conferences! Keystone Conferences – Biomedical Sciences – international opportunities — Assistant Professors, and Industry scientists College Park Conference - Hierarchical Modeling in Observational Studies, Complex Surveys and Big Data: Areas: statistics, biostatistics, survey methodology BIOMEDICAL: KEYSTONE CONFERENCES Diversity in Life Science Programs (DLSP) at Keystone Symposia has just been advised that it will […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Prepare for a successful Fall semester: Communicate with your faculty (A message for new and continuing grad students.) The new semester is starting and we know that first and second year graduate students are generally immersed in classes, while more advanced doctoral students are working on experiments, preparing for exams, writing the dissertation, preparing for […]