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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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A thought about “Protest” behind the lines, and the video on “How to approach your grad advisor/committee if you’ve been MIA”

Originally posted on Renetta Garrison Tull – Living Life Online:
Earlier in the week, I wrote a post for PROMISE AGEP (“PROMISE Alumni Professors Give Voice to #BaltimoreUprising”), and yesterday, we celebrated graduates who are completing advanced degrees in Maryland. These events remind me that the work doesn’t stop, and that there is more to…

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PROMISE Alumni Professors Give Voice to #BaltimoreUprising: Dr. Karsonya Whitehead, Dr. John Bullock, & Dr. Chris Whitt #Baltimore

Our PROMISE family includes alumni who are now professors who have insight and wisdom to share regarding the unrest that we are seeing in Baltimore. We connected with three of them this morning. They are former PROMISE Peer Mentors, and once they became professors, they served as PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI) “Mentors-in-Residence.” They are pleased […]

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Our students are in schools within several institutions within the University System of Maryland. Some go to school in, are from, or serve in the areas that have been hardest hit by the unrest. In the spirit of community, we know that our graduate students, staff, and alumni have been working to share in the […]

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PROMISE is going to Frostburg University, May 1, 2015 – Mentoring STEM Undergrads, Preparing for Grad School

UPDATE, 4/29/15: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO SEVERAL CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING THE BALTIMORE CURFEW WHICH NECESSITATES A CHANGE OF SCHEDULE. HOWEVER, THERE WILL BE ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY FOR A VISIT TO FROSTBURG IN THE NEAR FUTURE.  ————————————— PROMISE will be joining Frostburg State University for their undergraduate symposium, on Friday, May 1, 2015. If you are interested […]

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Dr. Belay Demoz & JCET invite you to see Kenji Williams, 4/20

YOU ARE INVITED! Communicating Climate 2015 April 20, 2015, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, University Center Ballroom   Celebrating 20 Years of JCET Climate Research   Climate affects all residents of the Earth but we all have different perspectives and ways of talking about it. The UMBC Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology and the UMBC Sustainability Working […]

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The PROMISE anniversary book featuring 10 years of SSI professional development programs is available on Amazon

You can now purchase a copy on Amazon. The book features PROMISE SSI programs from 2003-2013! Purchase here: http://www.amazon.com/Promise-AGEP-Professional-Development-Workshops/dp/1503321770/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1428803526&sr=1-1

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