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 ...
PROMISE AGEP Spotlights, Activities, and Events
Summer Internships for Graduate Students @IBM in Africa and in the US. Full-time positions also available. Apply now.
Meyerhoff Graduate Fellows Program invites you to hear Dr. Tracy Johnson, HHMI biology professor from @UCLA on March 26, 2015 (@HHMInews)
Advanced Statistics for Graduate Students Lunch Seminar & YouTube Video Presentation: Weds. Feb. 11, 2015, 1PM
“High Profile Scientific Publishing” Workshop @UMBC, Fri. Feb. 6, 2015 w/ Dr. Hélène Hodak from @ElsevierConnect
PUBLIC SPEAKING – Special Saturday Success Breakfast Seminar for Grad Students & Postdocs w/ Scott Morgan: Sat. Jan. 31, 2015 @UMBCGradSchool
Spring 2015 University System of Maryland PROMISE AGEP Research Symposium & Professional Development Conference: Fri. Feb. 13, 2015\
PROF-it (Professors-in-Training): Spring 2015 CCBC Teaching Fellows Applications – Earlybird Applications through this Friday, November 21!
Good morning Dr. _insert your name here_ (per @UMBC Pres. Hrabowski). @PROMISE_AGEP Reflections: SREB @SREBDocSch #Institute2014 #Atlanta
When Faculty say “X” … Understanding Faculty Expectations, Unwritten Rules. Dinner Seminar, Fri. Oct. 10, 2014
PROMISE AGEP Past Projects and Events
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 Baltimore […]