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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

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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July 2014 Summer Horizons: Apply to Graduate School! Special Speaker: UMBC’s President, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski

UMBC will host the annual Summer Horizons program for undergraduate students and others who are interested in learning more about graduate school admission, particularly in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. The 2.5-hour workshop will feature sessions on the application timeline, GRE, Statement of Purpose, Recommendation Letters, and other topics related to preparing for graduate school.  There […]

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PROMISE is going to UMES! The University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s Research Symposium: April 17, 2014

We encourage graduate students to take many opportunities to present their work and to become comfortable with presenting STEM content. __________________________________________________________________ PROMISE will be participating in the Regional Research Symposium at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore on April 17, 2014. Please see the information below regarding the April conference at UMES: __________________________________________________________________ PROMISE AGEP: […]

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New NSF PROMISE AGEP grant funded until 2017! Includes University System of Maryland, CCBC, AACC, and AGMUS

We are very pleased to announce that the University System of Maryland (USM)-Wide AGEP-T grant for PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) grant from the National Science Foundation has been funded!  The new “PROMISE AGEP: Maryland Transformation” is a $1,750,000 grant over 3.5 years, effective October 1, 2013 – March 31, […]

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Professional development seminars for graduate students: FALL 2013

Professional development seminars for graduate students: FALL 2013   Success Seminars and Workshops at UMBC. Through our PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP), which welcomes students in graduate programs from any school within the University System of Maryland.      Download the PDF: https://promiseagep.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/umbc-graduate-student-fall-2013-seminars.pdf Text version of the seminars at UMBC can […]

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Understanding Impact Factor & Avoiding the Demon of “Perfection” – July 2013 Workshops

Dr. Kevin Omland (UMBC Professor of Biology), presents two seminar for graduate students, postdocs, and faculty on July 9-10, 2013 at UMBC, Commons, Room 331 Sometimes, trying to be perfect means that you never get those drafts off of your desk or off of your computer screen. What about submitting them for publication? Did you know […]

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July 2013 Summer Horizons: Apply to Graduate School, with UMBC President, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski

UMBC will host the annual Summer Horizons program for undergraduate students and others who are interested in learning more about graduate school admission, particularly in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. The 2-hour workshop will feature sessions on the application timeline, GRE, Statement of Purpose, Recommendation Letters, and other topics related to preparing for graduate school.  There […]

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Dr. Portia Taylor (CMU, QoLT, PROMISE DH Alum) talks @UMBC about motion sensors & rehabilitation: April 10, 2013

Dr. Portia Taylor, an alum of the PROMISE Dissertation House at Carnegie Mellon (hosted by the Quality of Life Technology Center – University of Pittsburgh/Carnegie Mellon University), will be a guest speaker for UMBC’s Information Systems Department on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 12-1:00 PM, in Room 459 of the Information Technology/Engineering (ITE) Building. The UMBC […]

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STEM Grad Students! Win $1000 – $3000 from @NSF for the @GradEdChallenge! Deadline April 15, 2013

Calling all of our STEM graduate students!! YOU have ideas … we’ve heard many of them. You’ve shared them with us in meetings, at conferences like the PROMISE SSI, on the walkways of our campuses, and in our offices. Now it’s time to get those ideas out to a national audience, and receive money if […]

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