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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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July 2015 Summer Horizons: Apply to Graduate School! Special Speaker: UMBC’s President, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski

UMBC will host the annual Summer Horizons program for undergraduate students and others who are interested in learning more about graduate school admission, particularly in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. The 3-hour workshop will feature sessions on the application timeline, GRE, Statement of Purpose, Recommendation Letters, and other topics related to preparing for graduate school.  There […]

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Attend the National Postdoctoral Association’s @nationalpostdoc session in MD, March 13, 2015: Institutional Diversity Postdoc Fellowships

The PROMISE AGEP will be represented at the annual conference for the National Postdoctoral Association on Friday, March 13. The conference will run from March 13-15, and will be held at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), downtown, in the Southern Management Corporation’s Campus Center, (SMC CC) This is the same location that hosted our PROMISE Summer […]

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Dean Laura Bryan (UB, @EubieBee) & Career-Life Balance/Integration Portfolios – Feb. 25, 2015

The new Career-Life Balance Initiative at UMBC is sponsoring a February 2015 workshop on preparing career paths that will include a healthy integration of work and those things that are important to life, e.g., health and wellness, family. This workshop is sponsored by UMBC’s initiative new project, “On Ramps” to Full Professor: Institutional Support for Post-Family Leave […]

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PROMISE Visiting Professors for Social Change (International) – A Proposed Program

Dear Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Fellows, and Members of the PROMISE Community, We are in the process of developing a new program with collaborators, Tecnológico de Monterrey, in Monterrey, Mexico. We sent out an initial email to gauge interest in a new visiting professor program, and the response was overwhelming! We’re so glad to hear that you […]

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“High Profile Scientific Publishing” Workshop @UMBC, Fri. Feb. 6, 2015 w/ Dr. Hélène Hodak from @ElsevierConnect

The Meyerhoff Graduate Fellows Program at UMBC, and PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP (the National Science Foundation’s PROMISE AGEP – Maryland Transformation, AGEP-T) for the State of Maryland, proudly present Dr. Hélène Hodak, Scientific Editor, Journal of Molecular Biology, Elsevier Inc. on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015. Dr. Hodak will be talking about writing for high impact journals. We’ve […]

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Spring 2015 Seminars and Workshops @UMBCGradSchool, @UMDGradSchool, @UMBGradSchool

Graduate students in Maryland have a wealth of resources at their fingertips! Please take some time to review the following information so that you can plan your calendars accordingly. There are programs at UMBC, the University of Maryland College Park, and the University of Maryland Baltimore. Graduate students at any of the institutions within the […]

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PUBLIC SPEAKING – Special Saturday Success Breakfast Seminar for Grad Students & Postdocs w/ Scott Morgan: Sat. Jan. 31, 2015 @UMBCGradSchool

All graduate students attending institutions within the University System of Maryland are invited to attend a Special Saturday Success Breakfast Seminar on Public Speaking: Saturday, January 31, 2015 Keys to Public Speaking: Prepare for Your Upcoming Presentation. UMBC COMMONS, Room 331 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Speaker: Scott Morgan Scott Morgan has been teaching communication […]

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Science & Math Teaching Positions Available *NOW* at Anne Arundel Community College

Dear Graduate Students and Postdocs, Our colleagues at Anne Arundel Community College are seeking scholars with science and/or math backgrounds, and at least a master’s degree, to teach classes in the sciences. There are at least three courses that need an instructor for the Spring 2015 semester. They are asking for applicants ASAP. In addition, the Math […]

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Spring 2015 University System of Maryland PROMISE AGEP Research Symposium & Professional Development Conference: Fri. Feb. 13, 2015\

PROMISE AGEP: Maryland Transformation is pleased to invite you to attend and participate in the 2015 University System of Maryland PROMISE AGEP Research Symposium and Professional Development Conference. This conference replaces the former PROMISE Research Symposium, and adds a professional development component that will prepare graduate students and postdoctoral fellows for faculty positions in Science, […]

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