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Chateaubriand Fellowships for doctoral students to study in France. Deadline Jan. 20, 2016

The Chateaubriand Fellowship call for applications is now open: http://www.chateaubriand-fellowship.org Complete applications must be submitted by January 20, 2016. The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. It supports outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who wish to conduct research in France for a period ranging from 4 to 9 […]

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Management Training for Scientists – Seminar offered by @NIH – Gaylord Hotel, Oct. 28, 2015

PROMISE Alumna, Dr. Mileidy Gonzalez-Delgado (Ph.D., UMBC) of NIH’s Statistical Computational Biology Group is inviting you to attend this seminar at The Gaylord Hotel, on Wednesday, October 28, 2015.  Dr. Gonzalez said in her invitation to the PROMISE audience, ” … the NIH office of Intramural training and Education (OITE) will be conducting a pre-event on […]

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Addressing Graduate Students’ Feelings of Stress: Fri. Dec. 4, 2015

As the Fall semester comes to an end and finals are approaching, it is understandable that stress loads can increase. On Dec. 4, 2015, we invite Dr. Robert Deluty to provide a seminar talk on, “Addressing Graduate Students’ Feelings of Stress.” Dr. Deluty has a clinical psychology practice and has been a professor of psychology for […]

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Section taken from: http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/wmpd/2013/pdf/tab9-25.pdf, Citation: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics. 2013. Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 2013. Special Report NSF 13-304. Arlington, VA. Available at http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/wmpd/.

Operation “Flood the Gates” for Faculty Diversity: APPLY. #ThinkBigDiversity

Originally posted on Renetta Garrison Tull – Living Life Online:
One of the issues that we’re tackling within the ivory tower is the need for faculty diversity. Some programs are beginning to make strides with undergraduate college completion among people from underrepresented groups, and we continue to work on broadening participation of graduate students and…

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Faculty Opportunities at the University of South Florida

Are you interested in becoming a member of the faculty? Gene Murdock, the Faculty Services Administrator from the University of South Florida (USF), will be visiting UMBC to speak about Fall 2016 faculty opportunities at USF. Gene will also be discussing the criteria that USF is looking for in their faculty candidates. Light refreshments will be […]

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Dr. Linda Hodges teaches graduate students at UMBC about inspiring disciplinary thinking, August 2015.

Postdoc Morning Coffee: “Developing a Teaching Portfolio” with Dr. Linda Hodges, Director – Faculty Development Center

Postdocs from all disciplines are encouraged to attend a workshop on “Developing a Teaching Portfolio.” Teaching portfolios are increasingly expected of candidates who are applying for faculty positions. During this workshop, we will discuss what goes into your portfolio, how to construct your teaching philosophy, how to highlight your accomplishments and future contribution, and what […]

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#IRBRCR – It’s time to be sure that you have your CITI Responsible Conduct of Research and IRB certifications

Every graduate student needs to know the guidelines for responsible conduct of research.  Depending on the discipline, students need to have additional training regarding rules and regulations for conducting research using animals or humans (including surveys) and details related to ownership of work. All doctoral students and all master’s students should be prepared to learn […]

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WhenFacultySayX Panel 2015

Dr. @Renetta_Tull & @UMBC Faculty host #WhenFacultySayX Oct. 9, 2015. Students have questions. Faculty have answers.

Understanding professors’ expectations shouldn’t be a mystery. However, sometimes, there are disconnects between what a faculty member wants a student to produce for a project, and how the student interprets the instructions. In many cases, the expectations of faculty are clearly articulated, either in written or oral format. However, in other cases, there are situations […]

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Bilingual Teaching Opportunities and Faculty Positions at the Ana G. Méndez University in Wheaton, MD

Are you interested in teaching or becoming a member of the faculty? Academic Director Ivette Cruz and Campus Director Syndia Nazario Cardona (president) from the Ana G.Méndez University in Wheaton, MD will come to UMBC to discuss bilingual teaching opportunities and faculty positions! Please come to listen to these opportunities. Bring your CV for consideration. Classes at AGMUS […]

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Dissertation House @UMBC & Dissertation Retreat @UMDGradSchool – Oct. 16-17, + Blogging for all!

October brings dissertation writing opportunities for all! UMBC has a Dissertation House, and UM College Park has a Dissertation Writing Retreat! If you aren’t at either of those schools, you can blog your progress and join the conversation online: https://dissertationhouse.wordpress.com/blog-online-challenge/summerdh2015/   For the event at UMBC If you are an employee of UMBC (50% time or […]

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