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Success Seminars and Activities for Graduate Students

AY 2010-2011

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2010

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AUGUST

-Teaching and Learning Workshop (TA Classroom Training)

Friday, 8/27/10, 8:30-2:00 PM, ACIV, LH4

http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/4049


- Life/Work Balance Lunch Seminar with Dr. Deluty

Friday, 8/27/10, 1:00 PM, ACIV, LH 4

(This seminar immediately follows the Teaching and Learning Workshop's "Expert TA" Breakout session.)

http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/4058


SEPTEMBER

-Preparing for Ph.D. Candidacy: Rules, Regulations, and Forms

Friday, 9/17/10, 12 noon – 1 PM Commons 331

-Success Seminar (Funding/Fellowships)
Wednesday, 9/22/10, 1:00-2:30 PM, AOK Library, 7th Floor Open Area

-Dissertation House for UMBC Employees (only)
Friday, 9/24/10, 9:00 – 5:00 PM (Part I) , Commons 329
Friday, 10/1/10
, 9:00 – 12 noon (Part II), Commons 329

-PROMISE Opening Meeting “Getting to Level 10!”, Friday, 9/24/10
4:30  – 6:30 PM
, Public Policy 206


OCTOBER

-Prof-It: Preparation for the Professoriate Seminar (Creating a Syllabus)
Friday, 10/1/10 , Commons 329, 12 noon – 2 PM


-Seminar: “Pathways to Success in Science at NIH and Beyond

Monday, 10/11/10, 1:00 – 2:30 PM, Meyerhoff Chemistry Building, Conference Room
(Sponsored by the Meyerhoff Graduate Fellows Program)


-Prof-It: Preparation for the Professoriate Seminar (Teaching at a Community College)
Friday, 10/22/10 , Commons 329, 12 noon – 2 PM


-Success Seminar: “When Faculty Say ‘x’, They Really Mean ‘y’, Part IV: Understanding Your Professors and Their Requirements

Friday, 10/22/10, 4:30 – 6:30 PM, Academic IV, Lecture Hall 4

-Success Seminar: Responsible Conduct of Research and the IRB
Tuesday, 10/26/10 , 1 p.m. – 2:30 PM, Commons 331


NOVEMBER

-Prof-It: Preparation for the Professoriate Seminar (Public Speaking)

Friday, 11/5/10 , 12 noon – 2 PM, Commons  329

-SPECIAL SATURDAY SESSION Practical Steps to Completing Your Master’s Thesis of Dissertation Saturday, 11/13/10,10:00 AM – 12 noon, Commons 329

-Success Seminar Graduate Level Writing and Publishing
Wednesday, 11/17/10, 4:30 – 6:00 PM, Public Policy 206


DECEMBER

-Prof-It: Preparation for the Professoriate Seminar (Learning Styles)
Friday, 12/3/10, 12 noon – 2 PM, Commons  329

-Preparing for Spring 2010 GRADUATION: Rules, Regulations, and Forms

Friday, 12/10/10, 12 noon – 1 PM, Commons 331



2011

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JANUARY

-Dissertation House – On Campus  Winter Session
UMBC Campus only, Tuesday, January 18 – Friday, January 21, 2011 9 AM- 5 PM
Commons 329 & 327


FEBRUARY

-Success Seminar: Leadership
Wednesday,  2/16/11, 1:00 – 2:30 PM , AOK Library, 7th Floor Open Area

-Spring Semester Opening Meeting
Friday, 2/18/11, 4:30-7 PM, Public Policy Building, Rm. 206

-Practical Steps to Completing Your Master’s Thesis or Dissertation

Thursday, 2/24/11, 4:30-6:30 PM, Commons 331


MARCH

-Success Seminar, Career Week: Career Paths for Grad Students
Wednesday, 3/30/11, 4:30-6:30 PM, AOK Library, 7th floor open area


APRIL

-Success Seminar Words of Wisdom and an Opportunity to Talk with the President Wednesday, 4/6/11, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 PM, AOK Library, 7th Floor Open Area

 


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 Information about past Success Seminars can be found here:

http://promisesuccessseminars.wordpress.com

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