The White House has listed the National Science Foundation’s PROMISE AGEP for Maryland, along with the University System of Maryland’s Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation program (USM LSAMP), among organizations ...
PROMISE AGEP Spotlights, Activities, and Events
PROMISE at Schools within the USM: Salisbury, UMES, Bowie, Towson. “When Faculty Say X” discussion, Spring 2016.
University of Maryland College Park (@UMDGradSchool) Sponsors Dissertation Completion Workshops, March & April 2016
“Dual Language Instruction” Workshops provided by Ana G. Méndez University @SUAGM, #ThinkBigDiversity
President @UMBC Dr. Freeman Hrabowski will discuss Leadership – Grad Student Lunch, Weds. March 2 2016 (Free!)
Spring 2016 University System of Maryland PROMISE AGEP Research Symposium & Professional Development Conference: Fri. Feb. 12, 2016
PROMISE AGEP Past Projects and Events
Postdoctoral Fellowship Positions at the NIA Intramural Research Program, through its Diversity in Aging Research Pipeline Program (DARPP)
The NIA Intramural Research Program, through its Diversity in Aging Research Pipeline Program (DARPP), has two postdoctoral fellowship openings. The goal of DARPP is to enhance diversity within the workforce of aging researchers and to provide training opportunities in aging research for underrepresented minorities and students from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds. The deadline to apply for the positions […]
As the Fall semester comes to an end and finals are approaching, it is understandable that stress loads can increase. On Dec. 4, 2015, we invite Dr. Robert Deluty to provide a seminar talk on, “Addressing Graduate Students’ Feelings of Stress.” Dr. Deluty has a clinical psychology practice and has been a professor of psychology for […]
Originally posted on Renetta Garrison Tull – Living Life Online:
One of the issues that we’re tackling within the ivory tower is the need for faculty diversity. Some programs are beginning to make strides with undergraduate college completion among people from underrepresented groups, and we continue to work on broadening participation of graduate students and…
Are you interested in becoming a member of the faculty? Gene Murdock, the Faculty Services Administrator from the University of South Florida (USF), will be visiting UMBC to speak about Fall 2016 faculty opportunities at USF. Gene will also be discussing the criteria that USF is looking for in their faculty candidates. Light refreshments will be […]
Postdoc Morning Coffee: “Developing a Teaching Portfolio” with Dr. Linda Hodges, Director – Faculty Development Center
Postdocs from all disciplines are encouraged to attend a workshop on “Developing a Teaching Portfolio.” Teaching portfolios are increasingly expected of candidates who are applying for faculty positions. During this workshop, we will discuss what goes into your portfolio, how to construct your teaching philosophy, how to highlight your accomplishments and future contribution, and what […]
#IRBRCR – It’s time to be sure that you have your CITI Responsible Conduct of Research and IRB certifications
Every graduate student needs to know the guidelines for responsible conduct of research. Depending on the discipline, students need to have additional training regarding rules and regulations for conducting research using animals or humans (including surveys) and details related to ownership of work. All doctoral students and all master’s students should be prepared to learn […]
Dr. @Renetta_Tull & @UMBC Faculty host #WhenFacultySayX Oct. 9, 2015. Students have questions. Faculty have answers.
Understanding professors’ expectations shouldn’t be a mystery. However, sometimes, there are disconnects between what a faculty member wants a student to produce for a project, and how the student interprets the instructions. In many cases, the expectations of faculty are clearly articulated, either in written or oral format. However, in other cases, there are situations […]
Bilingual Teaching Opportunities and Faculty Positions at the Ana G. Méndez University in Wheaton, MD
Are you interested in teaching or becoming a member of the faculty? Academic Director Ivette Cruz and Campus Director Syndia Nazario Cardona (president) from the Ana G.Méndez University in Wheaton, MD will come to UMBC to discuss bilingual teaching opportunities and faculty positions! Please come to listen to these opportunities. Bring your CV for consideration. Classes at AGMUS […]
The 2015 PROMISE Fall Harvest Dinner for graduate students and postdocs at schools within the University System of Maryland will be held Friday, November 20, 2015, at 5:30 PM. (Time change from 5:00) Location: University of Maryland College Park Stamp Student Union 2203 Stamp – Colony Ballroom This dinner will allow you to connect with graduate students […]
October brings dissertation writing opportunities for all! UMBC has a Dissertation House, and UM College Park has a Dissertation Writing Retreat! If you aren’t at either of those schools, you can blog your progress and join the conversation online: https://dissertationhouse.wordpress.com/blog-online-challenge/summerdh2015/ For the event at UMBC If you are an employee of UMBC (50% time or […]