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PROMISE at UMB (@PROMISEUMB) Fall Kick-off: “The Happiness Prescription” – Fri., Sept. 4, 2015 3 PM

PROMISE at UMB invites all to a special Fall Kick-off & Social Hour. Friday, September 4, 2015, 3 pm University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) Bressler Building, Hostick Lecture Hall Featuring Dr. Nirmal Joshi, MC Chief Medical Officer for Pinnacle Health System Transportation Driving: Google Directions (Additional information will be placed in the comment section of this post.) […]

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NSF GRFP Fellowship Application Workshop @UMBC, Sept. 12, 2015

“Funding Your Graduate Education” An Annual “Special Saturday Success Seminar” 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Saturday, September 12, 2015 UMBC Sherman Hall, Room 003 (First floor Lecture Hall. Sherman Hall is between the Administration Building and the University Center. It is across the walkway from the Sondheim Building.) Speakers: Dr. Frances D. Carter-Johnson, AAAS S&T Fellow […]

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The @GEMFellowship GEM GRAD Lab is coming to @UMBC Sept. 19, 2015 #ThinkBigDiversity #GEMGRADLab

The National GEM Consortium’s GRAD Lab is coming to UMBC on Saturday, September 19, 2015. This page will serve as the host website for the event. Please stay tuned and visit regularly for updates, as the program content develops. The GEM Getting Ready for Advanced Degrees (GRAD) Lab is a program for people who are […]

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#ThinkBigDiversity – After the @PROMISE_AGEP SSI, what’s next?

We had a wonderful time at the 2015 PROMISE SSI! Will you join us for some memories? Photos: http://www.ndemay.com/p865338520 (available for viewing and for purchase) Join us on Twitter! View the #ThinkBigDiversity feed and contribute thoughts about faculty diversity, applaud your faculty mentors, identity diverse faculty aspirants, etc.! #ThinkBigDiversity Tweets. The video tab on this feed will show participants’ video […]

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Join us for the SREB (@SREBDocSch) conference, Marriott Crystal Gateway, VA, Oct. 29 – Nov. 1 #ThinkBigDiversity

It’s that time again! SREB! Participants in PROMISE attend the Southern Regional Education Board’s Compact for Faculty Diversity/Institute for Teaching and Mentoring every year. We’ve traveled together to Atlanta and Tampa, and this year, we’re going to be in Virginia. The website for “The Compact” is here: http://www.instituteonteachingandmentoring.org/.  We repeat what we said last year, “If you […]

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Think Big Diversity: Advice for Aspiring #STEM Ph.D. Graduate Students, Postdocs, and Junior Faculty

Originally posted on In Search of Innovation:
This past weekend, I was honored and humbled to speak of around 180 aspiring #STEM professor’s at Maryland’s National Science Foundation funded PROMISE AGEP #ThinkBigDiversity Summer Success Institute workshop, led by Dr. Renetta Tull.  It was so encouraging and heartening to see so many African American, Latino/Latina, and…

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Take a Dissertation Break at the UMBC Mind Spa

Originally posted on The Dissertation House:
Need a place to achieve career-life balance? A place to de-stress, relax, and rejuvenate? Come to the Mind Spa. The Mind Spa offers several resources, including, but not limited to: a massage chair, and oil diffuser, a biofeedback device, books, and a meditation area. Photo Credit: Shawnisha Hester The…

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Interview w/ Kavita Krishnaswamy, @UMBC Computer Scientist, Ambassador for Disability & STEM

Originally posted on Renetta Garrison Tull – Living Life Online:
It is my pleasure to be one of the many mentors for Kavita Krishnaswamy, a graduate student in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at UMBC. Kavita’s doctoral advisor is Dr. Tim Oates. (Other stories about Kavita can be found on the CSEE website, here: http://www.csee.umbc.edu/?s=kavita).…

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Summer Dissertation House ONLINE — Active Now! #PhdChat Join us from anywhere in the world!

You are invited to join the Dissertation House online: https://dissertationhouse.wordpress.com/blog-online-challenge/summerdh2015/. We have been hosing challenges for several years, and are always pleased to see people finish their degrees! The participants who will come to the Dissertation House in person will be here from Tuesday, July 7 – Friday, July 10, but that doesn’t need to stop […]

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Dissertation House as a pre-conference event for the PROMISE SSI at the Hotel at Arundel Preserve, August 13-14, 2015

The University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) is sponsoring the University System of Maryland-wide Dissertation House at the PROMISE Summer Success Institute, August 13-15, 2015. All participants will work on their dissertations on Thursday evening, and all day Friday, and will attend activities for the #ThinkBigDiversity 2015 PROMISE Summer Success Institute on Saturday, August 15, 2015. […]

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