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AAAS Fellows Symposium “Making Changes: Learning from Social Science Research to Drive

AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellows invite you to register for the upcoming symposium “Making Changes: Learning from Social Science Research to Drive Behavior Change”. When: June 18, 8:30 am – 5 pm with reception to follow Where: AAAS Headquarters, 1200 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC RSVP here: http://aaaspolicyfellowships.org/event/making-changes Organized by the AAAS Science […]

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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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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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PROMISE Cookout and Celebration of Graduates 2015

Saturday, May 2: PROMISE Friends & Family Cookout in Laurel

UPDATE: 4/30/15: This event will still take place on Saturday, 5/2. Please feel free to come out and take a brief break from your activities and join us from 1-4. We will celebrate graduates at 3. Given the current state of unrest, we also know that people are interested in knowing about opportunities to help in […]

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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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Career Paths for Grad Students Dinner Seminar @UMBC, Weds. April 8, 4:30, UMBC Campus (Free!) @UMBCGradSchool @UMBCcareers

Please RSVP on MyUMBC: http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/31161 Students who are not from UMBC, and are coming from other schools within the University System of Maryland, may RSVP by placing your name, school, and department into the comment section below. UMBC participates in the national effort to connect graduate students with options for careers through the Council of Graduate Schools’ […]

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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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Summer Internships for Graduate Students @IBM in Africa and in the US. Full-time positions also available. Apply now.

Dear Graduate Students, You are invited to apply for a summer internship at IBM. Our friends from IBM note that these opportunities can be in Africa if you have a request, or in the US. To broaden participation, IBM extends a special invitation to underrepresented groups (Black, Hispanic and Native American students in Computer Science, Math, Statistics, […]

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