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The PROMISE AGEP – USM STEM Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, 2016-2017

PROMISE is pleased to announce a new cycle of the PROMISE AGEP – USM STEM Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. Please read all of the guidelines on prior to submitting an application. Download the PDF: USM STEM Postdoctoral Fellowship Announcement 2016-2017 Deadline, Friday, Nov. 20, 2015

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Chateaubriand Fellowships for doctoral students to study in France. Deadline Jan. 20, 2016

The Chateaubriand Fellowship call for applications is now open: Complete applications must be submitted by January 20, 2016. The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. It supports outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who wish to conduct research in France for a period ranging from 4 to 9 […]

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Management Training for Scientists – Seminar offered by @NIH – Gaylord Hotel, Oct. 28, 2015

PROMISE Alumna, Dr. Mileidy Gonzalez-Delgado (Ph.D., UMBC) of NIH’s Statistical Computational Biology Group is inviting you to attend this seminar at The Gaylord Hotel, on Wednesday, October 28, 2015.  Dr. Gonzalez said in her invitation to the PROMISE audience, ” … the NIH office of Intramural training and Education (OITE) will be conducting a pre-event on […]

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Operation “Flood the Gates” for Faculty Diversity: APPLY. #ThinkBigDiversity

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…

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#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 […]

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WhenFacultySayX Panel 2015

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 […]

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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  5:30 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 […]

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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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