Author Archives | Renetta Garrison Tull

Fall Harvest Dinner – Fri. November 20, 2015 @UMDGradSchool

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  5:00 PM. Location: University of Maryland College Park Stamp Student Union 2203 Stamp – Colony Ballroom   This dinner will allow you to connect with graduate students and postdocs who […]

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Dissertation House @UMBC & Dissertation Retreat @UMDGradSchool – Oct. 16-17, + Blogging for all!

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:   For the event at UMBC If you are an employee of UMBC (50% time or […]

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Modern Math Workshop @SACNAS Conference Oct. 28-29, Grad & Undergrad Students, Plenary lecture by @UMBC President, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski

Students are invited to attend the Modern Math Workshop at the upcoming SACNAS Conference at the Gaylord Hotel National Harbor at the end of October. Funding has been allocated for those who are accepted to attend this workshop. Description from As part of the Mathematical Sciences Collaborative Diversity Initiatives, nine mathematics institutes are pleased to host […]

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Learn how to develop a syllabus. PROF-it (Professors-in-Training) session @UMBC w/ Dr. Linda Hodges, 9/18, 2PM

Graduate students and Postdocs are invited to come to UMBC on Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 at 2 PM for a seminar on developing a syllabus.  This seminar is part of the PROF-it (Professors-in-Training) series. Participants will learn how to develop a syllabus, manage time in the classroom, and plan content for the semester. Guest Facilitator: […]

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Students applying for the NSF GRFP – The Road to the Application @NSFGRFP

This page will serve as a chronicle and track record for some of our students in Maryland, including our LSAMP NSF BD Fellows, to review what they are learning about the 2016 NSF GRFP process, discuss questions, and receive support. Deadlines: Please add your answers as comments on this page. Page down to the bottom […]

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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. FREE WORKSHOP FOR GRADUATE SCHOOL PREPARATION The GEM Getting Ready for Advanced Degrees (GRAD) Lab is […]

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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: (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:  We repeat what we said last year, “If you […]

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