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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 opening round of applications for the new University System of Maryland’s STEM Postdoctoral Fellowship program. This NSF funded program is designed to promote faculty diversity by preparing diverse, talented postdoctoral trainees with the career skills needed to succeed in STEM academic research.  Fellows […]

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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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“When Faculty Say ‘X’ …” Do you understand what faculty say and mean? Dinner seminar, Friday, Oct. 11, 2013

Do you ever wonder what your faculty expect of you? Have you been given directions or instructions, but wonder what your faculty is asking of you? Do you have questions about what professors are looking for during the dissertation process, or how they interpret performance on comprehensive exams? Do you wonder if your professors are […]

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President of UMBC, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, discusses PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP

Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, President of UMBC, one of Time Magazines “100 Most Influential People in the World,” and one of the “10 Best College Presidents,” talks about PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP and ways that developing community facilitates success. Related articles UMBC President Named In Time Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential People (baltimore.cbslocal.com) UMBC’s President, Dr. Freeman […]

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Got S.W.A.G.? (Secrets to Winning in Academia’s Game) Workshop – Friday, 3/30/12

Dr. Raheem Beyah and Dr. William Robinson, 2011 PROMISE SSI Mentors-in-Residence, will present their annual “Got S.W.A.G.?” workshop for advanced Ph.D. students, postdocs, and assistant professors, at the 2012 National Convention for the National Society of Black Engineers on Friday, 3/30/12.  Dr. Beyah and Dr. Robinson were former graduate students in the NSF FACES AGEP […]

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Postdoc and Faculty Jobs “Down Under.” Consider Australia!

We have several alumni who have taken postdocs and faculty positions outside of the U.S.  For example, some of our recent Dissertation House graduates are in postdoctoral or faculty positions in France, Egypt, Argentina and other places around the world.  Some of our Summer Success Institute speakers have also taken time to work overseas.  For […]

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PROMISE *WEBINAR* “Confident Public Speaking” Feb. 15, 2012, 1-2PM EST

PROMISE is hosting Barrett Whitener, public speaking expert, on Wednesday, Feb. 15.  Mr. Whitener will be presenting a lunch seminar on UMBC’s campus, but those who are unable to come may join us via the web. This year, we are attempting to provide more professional development opportunities for a greater number of participants through use […]

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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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