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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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NIH WSA Mini Symposium: May 7th 2015 — Talks by Drs. Elizabeth Murphy and Courtney Fitzhugh

Do join us!    Dr. Elizabeth Murphy, Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Cardiac Physiology and  Dr. Courtney Fitzhugh, Assistant Clinical Investigator, Laboratory of Sickle Mortality Prevention of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and members of the Women Scientist Advisors group at NIH will host a mini symposium at UMBC. Elizabeth Murphy, Ph.D. Elizabeth Murphy received her B.A. […]

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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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New features on GradSense Website | Financial Literacy Seminar (April 22, 2015)

Introducing new updates to the GradSense Website As part of the “Enhancing Student Financial Education” Best Practice project, CGS project staff have been working to enhance the GradSense website by responding to suggestions made by graduate students on site visits to 15 research partner universities. We want to draw your attention to the newly created Budget […]

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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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PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI) – August 15, 2015

The 2015 PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI) will be held on Saturday, August 15, 2015, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM, with a pre-conference Dissertation House session on Friday, August 14, 2015, at the Hotel at Arundel Preserve in Hanover, Maryland. This conference (business attire) provides professional development for new/incoming graduate students, continuing graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, […]

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Meyerhoff Graduate Fellows Program invites you to hear Dr. Tracy Johnson, HHMI biology professor from @UCLA on March 26, 2015 (@HHMInews)

Dr. Tracy Johnson, new HHMI Professor from UCLA, and a special guest of UMBC’s Dr. Michael Summers (Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry), will be speaking at UMBC on Thursday, March 26 at 1:00 PM in the Meyerhoff Chemistry Building, Conference Room 120. All are invited to attend. If you have a UMBC account, please RSVP on […]

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