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Dr. Talithia Williams, @HarveyMudd Math Prof, is an ACE Fellow @UMBC #ThinkBigDiversity

Dr. Talithia Williams, tenured Mathematics Professor at Harvey Mudd College in California, and former AGEP scholar at Rice University is now an ACE Fellow at UMBC. The ACE Fellowship program trains faculty for future higher education leadership at the level of dean, provost, and president. When Dr. Williams was a graduate student, she was a […]

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All students from the 2007 PROMISE video have defended! #ThinkBigDiversity

Today marks a milestone in PROMISE. All of the participants who were featured in the production of the “What is PROMISE” video from the 2007 Summer Success Institute (SSI) have successfully defended their doctoral dissertations! Robert Holder, UMBC PROMISE Peer Mentor, Computer Science, has been working full-time while pursuing his PhD, and today, he defended, rounding […]

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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 https://promiseagep.wordpress.com/about/postdocs/ 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: http://www.chateaubriand-fellowship.org 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: https://dissertationhouse.wordpress.com/blog-online-challenge/summerdh2015/   For the event at UMBC If you are an employee of UMBC (50% time or […]

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