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  • Office for Diversity Initiatives

    The Office for Diversity Initiatives provides campus leadership for identifying, recruiting, retaining, and graduating a diverse graduate student body. The Office also assists the University’s various colleges and departments in creating an environment supportive of the academic success of women and minority graduate students.

    PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP)

    PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) is an alliance of the three public research universities in Maryland -- University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB), University of Maryland College Park (UMCP), and the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). PROMISE is dedicated to increasing the numbers and diversity of Maryland’s Ph.D. graduates, particularly students in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields who go on to academic careers.

    Ph.D. Completion Project Workshops Fall 2014
    Time: Friday Afternoons, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
    Location: Juan Ramon Jimenez Room 2208, Stamp Student Union

      September 19, 2014: Dissertation and Thesis Management

      November 14, 2014: Managing Graduate Student Loan Debt

      December 5, 2014: CVs and Cover Letters

    **Registration instructions will be provided soon.**

    Contact Information

    The Graduate School
    University of Maryland
    2123 Lee Building
    College Park, MD   20742-5121

    Telephone: (301) 405-3644
    Fax: (301) 314-9305
    General Questions: gradschool@umd.edu


    Dr. Robert E. Steele
    Director, Office for Diversity Initiatives