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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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Dr. Renetta G. Tull is a finalist for the 2015 GEDC AIRBUS Diversity in Engineering Education Award

Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull is an educator, mentor, advocate, and scholar. She is trained as an Electrical Engineer, who received both her B.S. and M.S., from Howard University and Northwestern University, respectively. In addition, Dr. Tull received her Ph.D. in Speech Science from Northwestern, and completed a postdoc at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, prior to […]

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Addressing Graduate Students’ Feelings of Stress: Fri. Dec. 4, 2015

As the Fall semester comes to an end and finals are approaching, it is understandable that stress loads can increase. On Dec. 4, 2015, we invite Dr. Robert Deluty to provide a seminar talk on, “Addressing Graduate Students’ Feelings of Stress.” Dr. Deluty has a clinical psychology practice and has been a professor of psychology for […]

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Faculty Opportunities at the University of South Florida

Are you interested in becoming a member of the faculty? Gene Murdock, the Faculty Services Administrator from the University of South Florida (USF), will be visiting UMBC to speak about Fall 2016 faculty opportunities at USF. Gene will also be discussing the criteria that USF is looking for in their faculty candidates. Light refreshments will be […]

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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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Bilingual Teaching Opportunities and Faculty Positions at the Ana G. Méndez University in Wheaton, MD

Are you interested in teaching or becoming a member of the faculty? Academic Director Ivette Cruz and Campus Director Syndia Nazario Cardona (president) from the Ana G.Méndez University in Wheaton, MD will come to UMBC to discuss bilingual teaching opportunities and faculty positions! Please come to listen to these opportunities. Bring your CV for consideration. Classes at AGMUS […]

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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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