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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.

    Ph.D. Completion Project Workshops (Flyer)
    Time: Friday Afternoons, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
    Location: Ulrich Recital Hall, Tawes Building

    **Registration required for each workshop. Register online at http://ter.pa/38p

      September 13, 2013: Dissertation and Thesis Management

      October 11, 2013: Writing Successful Grant and Fellowship Applications

      November 15, 2013: CVs and Cover Letters


    Graduate School Preview Day
    Wednesday, October 30, 2013
    8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Stamp Student Union

    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.

    Contact Information

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

    Telephone: (301) 405-4183 or (301) 405-3644
    Fax: (301) 314-9305
    General Questions: Grad-retention@umd.edu

    Staff

    Dr. Robert E. Steele
    Director, Office for Diversity Initiatives
    rsteele@umd.edu

    Ana Perez Ph.D.
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Office for Diversity Initiatives
    amperez@umd.edu

    Nikkie Kyhse-Andersen
    International Intern
    kyhse@umd.edu