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UMBC Success Seminars

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2012-2013

Graduate Student Success Seminars & Activities

(This list includes some workshops for PROF-it: Professors-in-Training and Professors Beyond Borders (PBB).  Additional seminars related to teaching can be found on http://promisesuccessseminars.wordpress.com/professors-in-training-prof-it/. Workshops for postdoctoral fellows can be found on http://promisesuccessseminars.wordpress.com/postdocs/)



AUGUST


 

SEPTEMBER

 

 

  1. PROMISE Opening Meeting “Community Connections with Faculty, Staff, and Students, ”Friday, 9/14/12 , 4:30  – 6:30 PM, Commons – Game Room
  2. Special Saturday Success Seminar (Funding/Fellowships) , Saturday, 9/15/12, 10:00 AM -12:00 PM — SEMINAR (General Public), 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM — NSF Fastlane session (By Appointment only), UMBC Public Policy Building Room 206. 


OCTOBER

 

1) Professors-in-Training Seminar: Developing a Syllabus,

with Faculty Development Center Director, Dr. Linda Hodges
Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. 12 noon – 2PM (Bring your lunch). Commons 329.
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2) “When Faculty say ‘X’ …” A seminar for graduate students with input from faculty
Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. 4:30 – 6:30 PM, Lecture Hall 4, Academic IV Building. Dinner will be served.
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3) Dissertation House for Employees and Non-Traditional Students
Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, AOK Library 767
Saturday, Oct. 12, 2012. 10AM – 3:00 PM, AOK Library 767
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4) SEMINAR FOR POSTDOCS:
Postdoc Morning Coffee: Developing a Teaching Portfolio
Wednesday, October 31, 2012. 10 AM – 12 Noon. Commons 318
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5) IRB and Preparation for CITI Training (Human Subjects, Responsible Conduct of Research)
A “Work” session where graduate students and postdocs can work on their training modules so that
they will be certified for human subjects research (e.g., biological sciences, social science research, etc.)
Lunch will be served.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012. 12 noon – 3:00 PM.  Lunch will be served.
Library 7th Floor Open Area
(Faculty are invited to join this session.)

 

NOVEMBER

  • GSA Writing Seminar
  • PROMISE Fall Harvest Dinner at College Park


DECEMBER

  • Prof-It: Preparation for the Professoriate Seminar, Friday, 12/7/12, 12 noon – 2 PMCommons  329




JANUARY

-Dissertation House – On Campus
Winter Session
UMBC Campus only
Tuesday, January 22 – Friday, January 25, 2013
9 AM- 5 PM
Commons 329 & 327


FEBRUARY

  • Success Seminar: Leadership
  • PROMISE Spring Semester Opening Meeting
  • Practical Steps to Completing Your Thesis or Dissertation

 

 

MARCH

 

  • Success Seminar – Career Week: Career Paths for Grad Students


 APRIL

 

  • Success Seminar, Words of Wisdom and an Opportunity to Talk with the President

 

 MAY

  • TBA

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2011 – 2012 Seminars

2010 – 2011 Seminars

2009 – 2010 Seminars

2008 – 2009 Seminars

2007-2008 Seminars

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