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PROMISE at UMB (@PROMISEUMB) Fall Kick-off: “The Happiness Prescription” – Fri., Sept. 4, 2015 3 PM

PROMISE at UMB invites all to a special Fall Kick-off & Social Hour. Friday, September 4, 2015, 3 pm University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) Bressler Building, Hostick Lecture Hall Featuring Dr. Nirmal Joshi, MC Chief Medical Officer for Pinnacle Health System Transportation Driving: Google Directions (Additional information will be placed in the comment section of this post.) […]

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NSF GRFP Fellowship Application Workshop @UMBC, Sept. 12, 2015

“Funding Your Graduate Education” An Annual “Special Saturday Success Seminar” 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Saturday, September 12, 2015 UMBC Sherman Hall, Room 003 (First floor Lecture Hall. Sherman Hall is between the Administration Building and the University Center. It is across the walkway from the Sondheim Building.) Speakers: Dr. Frances D. Carter-Johnson, AAAS S&T Fellow […]

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Think Big Diversity: Advice for Aspiring #STEM Ph.D. Graduate Students, Postdocs, and Junior Faculty

Originally posted on In Search of Innovation:
This past weekend, I was honored and humbled to speak of around 180 aspiring #STEM professor’s at Maryland’s National Science Foundation funded PROMISE AGEP #ThinkBigDiversity Summer Success Institute workshop, led by Dr. Renetta Tull.  It was so encouraging and heartening to see so many African American, Latino/Latina, and…

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Learn “How to Turn Your Science into a Company”. DEADLINE APPROACHING: Aug 20

The ASM is hosting a two and half day entrepreneurship workshop for graduate students, postdoctoral and early career scientists that will provide basic information on establishing a start-up business. The Turning Your Science into a Company workshop will feature practical tips, advice, and resources from principals of leading start-up and small companies. The deadline is August […]

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2016-2017 California Alliance Postdoc Program Application announcement

The California Alliance offers postdoctoral research fellowship opportunities at four top-tier California institutions; UC Berkeley, UCLA, Stanford, and Caltech in the Mathematical, Physical Sciences and Engineering fields.  The program also includes faculty mentoring, professional development, and academic networking opportunities. The website is now hosting the application process for the next cycle of the postdoc program. Kindly […]

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Take a Dissertation Break at the UMBC Mind Spa

Originally posted on The Dissertation House:
Need a place to achieve career-life balance? A place to de-stress, relax, and rejuvenate? Come to the Mind Spa. The Mind Spa offers several resources, including, but not limited to: a massage chair, and oil diffuser, a biofeedback device, books, and a meditation area. Photo Credit: Shawnisha Hester The…

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Interview w/ Kavita Krishnaswamy, @UMBC Computer Scientist, Ambassador for Disability & STEM

Originally posted on Renetta Garrison Tull – Living Life Online:
It is my pleasure to be one of the many mentors for Kavita Krishnaswamy, a graduate student in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at UMBC. Kavita’s doctoral advisor is Dr. Tim Oates. (Other stories about Kavita can be found on the CSEE website, here: http://www.csee.umbc.edu/?s=kavita).…

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Summer Dissertation House ONLINE — Active Now! #PhdChat Join us from anywhere in the world!

You are invited to join the Dissertation House online: https://dissertationhouse.wordpress.com/blog-online-challenge/summerdh2015/. We have been hosing challenges for several years, and are always pleased to see people finish their degrees! The participants who will come to the Dissertation House in person will be here from Tuesday, July 7 – Friday, July 10, but that doesn’t need to stop […]

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Dissertation House as a pre-conference event for the PROMISE SSI at the Hotel at Arundel Preserve, August 13-14, 2015

The University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) is sponsoring the University System of Maryland-wide Dissertation House at the PROMISE Summer Success Institute, August 13-15, 2015. All participants will work on their dissertations on Thursday evening, and all day Friday, and will attend activities for the #ThinkBigDiversity 2015 PROMISE Summer Success Institute on Saturday, August 15, 2015. […]

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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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