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 […]
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 […]
Goucher Prison Education Partnership needs you! Come this Sunday to learn about our programs.
PROF-it (Professors-in-Training): Spring 2015 CCBC Teaching Fellows Applications – Earlybird Applications through this Friday, November 21!
Be a PROF-it (Professors-in-Training) Spring 2015 CCBC Teaching Fellow!
Through our collaborate PROMISE grant, PROMISE AGEP: Maryland Transformation, students throughout the University System of Maryland are eligible to attend professional seminars and workshops at UMBC, UMB, and UMCP. If the event is listed on the main PROMISE website, please follow the directions to RSVP. Several seminars have university-specific registration processes. If you are planning […]
Dear PROMISE Participants, Our friends at Northeastern University have shared this event with us: Northeastern University STEM Future Faculty Fellowship Program Northeastern University invites nominations and applications from candidates in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields for the Northeastern University STEM Future Faculty Fellowship (Postdoctoral) Program. Northeastern University’s mission emphasizes translational research that […]
PROMISE is going to Atlanta in October 2014 for the SREB Compact for Faculty Diversity! Do you want to go?
We’re heading to the ATL this coming October 2014 for the SREB Compact! If you went to the PROMISE SSI this year, think of The Compact as PROMISE SSI quadrupled! Yes, there are nearly 1000 students from around the country at the conference. As a group, PROMISE has traveled with graduate students to past SREB conferences in Atlanta, […]
The University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) is proud to announce a new round of the now biennial UMBC Postdoctoral Fellowship for Faculty Diversity. This postdoctoral program is a two-year in-residence fellowship that supports promising scholars committed to diversity in the academy and prepares them for possible tenure-track appointments at University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). During […]
PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP and the PROF-it (Professors-in-Training) Program at UMBC are connecting with the Goucher Prison Education Partnership. This partnership will provide opportunities for graduate students or postdocs to engage in community-based teaching initiatives. Amy Roza, Director of the Goucher Prison Education Partnership, will come to the PROF-it “Brown Bag” seminar on: Friday, October […]
Guest Blogger: Dr. Sujata Bhatia, Harvard University: On August 16-17, 2013, I had the distinct honor of attending the 10th Anniversary Celebration of the PROMISE Summer Success Institute as a Distinguished Guest Speaker. A question that arose from young PhDs during each of my mentoring sessions was, “How did you manage the […]