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ADVANCE & AGEP Connect! Grad students & postdocs invited to talk w/ Dr. Nora Volkow (580+ publications!), Dir. @NIDAnews @NIH

Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are invited to meet Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of the NIH’s National Institute on Drug Abuse. Dr. Volkow is coming to UMBC as the Spring 2015 Distinguished Speaker for the ADVANCE program at UMBC. UMBC ADVANCE reached out to PROMISE and worked with Dr. Volkow to create a special session […]

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PROMISE Cookout and Celebration of Graduates 2015

Save the Saturday dates: May 2 – Cookout & Celebration of Grads; August 15 – PROMISE Summer Success Institute

Warmer weather is arriving and we’d like for you to mark your calendars now for two PROMISE AGEP events that are open to graduate students and postdocs within the University System of Maryland, and our friends and colleagues from other universities. We build community as part of our professional development efforts, so we’ll look forward […]

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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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“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 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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Financial Literacy Seminar (Nov 19th): Credit scores and Consumer Debt

Please join us for the second event for the series of “Go Live” success seminars on “Financial Literacy.” Mrs. Lori Jankalski (Executive Vice President CCCS of MD & DE, Inc.) be talking to us about credit scores, credit reports, and consumer debt. This seminar will be coupled with information that will be posted on the Financial Smarts website […]

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Coping with Stress at the Graduate Level: A Program by PROMISE @ UMB, Oct. 1, 2014

PROMISE@UMB presents a workshop on coping with stress on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at 10 AM. Location: SMC Campus Center, Room 311: http://www.umaryland.edu/smccampuscenter/, Directions: http://www.umaryland.edu/smccampuscenter/building/index.html Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coping-with-stress-at-the-graduate-level-tickets-13285644721  

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Conference to prepare undergrads for grad school. GEM GRADLab: Sat. Sept. 20,2014

  Calling all STEM undergraduates in the region! Are you a STEM undergraduate student who is thinking about graduate school? This FREE conference is for you! Do you know someone who should be thinking about making plans for graduate study? If so, we have a conference that is designed just for them! If not, surely […]

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Fall 2014 Seminars & Workshops at UMBC, UMB, & UMCP: Open to Graduate Students and Postdocs

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 […]

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The Success of the 2014 PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI) – The Social Media Accolades

This past weekend, PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP celebrated the anniversary of the PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI). This was actually the 12th Annual SSI. The first PROMISE conference was called “SUCCESS 2003.” We named the program the Summer Success Institute (SSI) in 2004. The program from the 2014 SSI can be found here: Click here for […]

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