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2015 PROMISE AGEP Opening Day at UMBC

Sept. 8 – 9, 2016: PROMISE AGEP Opening Week!

PROMISE AGEP Opening Week is coming! We will be hosting our annual opening meetings this year on September 8, 2016 and September 9, 2016. UMD PROMISE AGEP Opening Day – September, 8, 2016  The PROMISE AGEP at the University of Maryland College Park (UMD) will be having its annual opening meeting in the Adele H. Stamp […]

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September 10, 2016: Funding Your Graduate Education with the NSF GRFP Fellowship

Interested in learning how to fund your graduate education? Come and learn how to apply for the NSF GRFP Fellowship! Our speakers, Dr. Frances D. Carter-Johnson and Dr. Patricia Ordonez,  are both UMBC Alumni and former NSF GRFP winners. This seminar has been presented at the National Science Foundation’s HBCU-UP national conference, the American Association for the […]

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August 26, 2016: Teaching Assistant (TA) Training/Orientation – Teaching and Learning Workshop

All new Teaching Assistants, and  all graduate students who are interested in teaching (during or after graduate school) should plan to attend this orientation session.  This session is part of the annual PROF-it (Professors-in-Training) suite of activities offered to graduate students. Breakfast and Lunch will be served. EVENT DETAILS: Date: August 26, 2016 Time: 9:00 AM – […]

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August 26, 2016: Work-Life Balance Workshop – A Talk with Dr. Robert Deluty

Dr. Robert Deluty, Associate Professor of Psychology and Associate Dean of the Graduate School, discussing about balancing work and life responsibilities at PROMISE AGEP’s 2015 Work-Life Balance seminar.   PROMISE AGEP will be hosting its annual “Work-Life Balance Workshop: A Talk with Dr. Robert Deluty.” Dr. Deluty has clinical psychology practice and has been a professor of […]

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July 2016 Writing Workshops w/lectures on impact factor and “false demon of perfection”

Originally posted on The Dissertation House:
Building upon the foundation of the Dissertation House, we continue to host workshops for students and postdocs who are working on other projects, e.g., grant proposals, publications, research portfolios, job applications. This week, by popular demand, we’re bringing “Writing for Publication” back via a series of “Writing Workshops” and…

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PROMISE Dissertation House online is in full effect! Launched over the July 4th weekend, 2016.

Over the holiday weekend, the Dissertation House online opened, and we already have several students who have come over to join! The Dissertation House at UMBC which will house approximately 12-15 students in-person during the week with workshops, writing sessions, and meals, will also feature blogging activities. Since space is limited, we have invited others […]

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Call for Applications for the 4th Cohort of Postdoctoral Fellows for Faculty Diversity

Postdoctoral Fellows Program for Faculty Diversity 2017-2019 apply.interfolio.com/35094    Program Description The University of Maryland Baltimore County invites applications for the UMBC Postdoctoral Fellows Program for Faculty Diversity. UMBC is dedicated to ensuring a diverse, scholarly environment and encouraging outstanding individuals to enter the academic profession.  The purpose of the Program is to support promising […]

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Summer Professional Development Workshops 2016

You are invited to join schools within the PROMISE AGEP for Summer Professional Development Workshops 2016. While some events limit enrollment to students within their respective institutions, others are open to graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and alumni from any school. Most of the events below have specific RSVP links. Please use the respective links or […]

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July 15, 2016 Summer Horizons: Apply to Graduate School! Guest Speaker: UMBC’s President, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski

Undergraduate students: This workshop is for you! On Friday, July 16, 2016, UMBC will host the annual Summer Horizons program. This program is for undergraduate students (at any school), and for others who are interested in learning more about graduate school admission, particularly in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. Career professionals and non-traditional students who are thinking about graduate […]

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Summer 2016 Dissertation House (Accepting Applications!)

The Summer 2016 Dissertation House is coming to UMBC (July 5, 2016 to July 8, 2016)!  Students who participate in this program will spend each day thinking, writing, and sharing ideas about their doctoral dissertations.  Students will learn effective time-management skills; learn how to set small manageable goals, and will meet with a dissertation coach in […]

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