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Annual Address to Grad Students: UMBC’s President, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski will discuss “Pathways to Leadership,” Weds. March 11, 2015 @UMBC (w/ lunch, Free!)

In 2003, the first year of programming for the PROMISE AGEP, a UMBC Public Policy graduate student named Robert Alexander asked if PROMISE could sponsor a “town hall” type of ...

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Attend the National Postdoctoral Association’s @nationalpostdoc session in MD, March 13, 2015: Institutional Diversity Postdoc Fellowships

The PROMISE AGEP will be represented at the annual conference for the National Postdoctoral Association on Friday, March 13. The conference will run from March 13-15, and will be held ...

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Dr. Renetta Tull Provides Answers to Students’ “Faculty X|Y” Questions. #MomentsToMentor

Dear Graduate Students, The PROMISE AGEP co-sponsors monthly professional development seminars for graduate students, and one of the increasingly popular workshops is called, “When Faculty Say ‘X’ … Understanding Faculty ...

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Summer Internships for Graduate Students @IBM in Africa and in the US. Full-time positions also available. Apply now.

Dear Graduate Students, You are invited to apply for a summer internship ...
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Meyerhoff Graduate Fellows Program invites you to hear Dr. Tracy Johnson, HHMI biology professor from @UCLA on March 26, 2015 (@HHMInews)

Dr. Tracy Johnson, new HHMI Professor from UCLA, and a special guest ...
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Dean Laura Bryan (UB, @EubieBee) & Career-Life Balance/Integration Portfolios – Feb. 25, 2015

The new Career-Life Balance Initiative at UMBC is sponsoring a February 2015 workshop ...
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Advanced Statistics for Graduate Students Lunch Seminar & YouTube Video Presentation: Weds. Feb. 11, 2015, 1PM

The PROMISE AGEP, The Graduate School at UMBC, and The UMBC Office ...
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Internships & Fellowships for Graduate Students: @NASA OSSI Virtual Career Fair, Feb. 10-12, 2015

NASA OSSI Online Career Week, a virtual career fair for students pursuing degrees ...
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“High Profile Scientific Publishing” Workshop @UMBC, Fri. Feb. 6, 2015 w/ Dr. Hélène Hodak from @ElsevierConnect

The Meyerhoff Graduate Fellows Program at UMBC, and PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP (the ...
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Spring 2015 Seminars and Workshops @UMBCGradSchool, @UMDGradSchool, @UMBGradSchool

Graduate students in Maryland have a wealth of resources at their fingertips! ...
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PUBLIC SPEAKING – Special Saturday Success Breakfast Seminar for Grad Students & Postdocs w/ Scott Morgan: Sat. Jan. 31, 2015 @UMBCGradSchool

All graduate students attending institutions within the University System of Maryland are ...
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Science & Math Teaching Positions Available *NOW* at Anne Arundel Community College

Dear Graduate Students and Postdocs, Our colleagues at Anne Arundel Community College ...
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Spring 2015 University System of Maryland PROMISE AGEP Research Symposium & Professional Development Conference: Fri. Feb. 13, 2015\

PROMISE AGEP: Maryland Transformation is pleased to invite you to attend and ...
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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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Financial Literacy Seminar (Nov 19th): Credit scores and Consumer Debt

Please join us for the second event for the series of “Go Live” ...
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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...

PROMISE AGEP Past Projects and Events

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PROMISE Visiting Professors for Social Change (International) – A Proposed Program

Dear Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Fellows, and Members of the PROMISE Community, We are in the process of developing a new program with collaborators, Tecnológico de Monterrey, in Monterrey, Mexico. We sent out an initial email to gauge interest in a new visiting professor program, and the response was overwhelming! We’re so glad to hear that you […]

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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 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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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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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 new round of the now biennial UMBC Postdoctoral Fellowship for Faculty Diversity. This postdoctoral program is a two-year in-residence fellowship that supports promising scholars committed to diversity in the academy and prepares them for possible tenure-track appointments at University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). During […]

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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 Summer Success Institute (SSI). This was actually the 12th Annual SSI. The first PROMISE conference was called “SUCCESS 2003.” We named the program the Summer Success Institute (SSI) in 2004. The program from the 2014 SSI can be found here: Click here for […]

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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 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 […]

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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: 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 Baltimore […]

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