Preparation for Graduate School: Summer Horizons. June 30, 2017 #ThinkBigDiversity

UMBC will host the Summer Horizons 2017 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 3-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 will be a panel hosted by current graduate students, and … Continue reading Preparation for Graduate School: Summer Horizons. June 30, 2017 #ThinkBigDiversity

LSAMP Undergraduate Summer Bridging Conference & Math Institute: Aug. 17-18, 2017 #ThinkBigDiversity @NSF_EHR

The University System of Maryland’s Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Program is proud to celebrate SUCCESS 2017, a pipeline professional development program. As part of SUCCESS 2017, the USM LSAMP program is sponsoring two specific events for undergraduate students this summer, and is a partner in a third event that includes graduate students: Part I: The LSAMP Summer Bridging Conference (Thursday, August 17, … Continue reading LSAMP Undergraduate Summer Bridging Conference & Math Institute: Aug. 17-18, 2017 #ThinkBigDiversity @NSF_EHR

Share your research at LACCEI 2017, Boca Raton. Abstract deadline April 30, 2017

Dear Students, The University System of Maryland’s LSAMP program and the Executive Director of the Latin and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions (LACCEI) invite the students of LSAMP and LSAMP-BD to come to the 2017 LACCEI annual conference in Boca Raton, Florida to share research and participate in activities of the Student Platform for Engineering Education (SPEED). The 2017 Conference: http://wp.eng.fau.edu/laccei/ Call for papers – Please apply … Continue reading Share your research at LACCEI 2017, Boca Raton. Abstract deadline April 30, 2017

Dr. Darryl Williams from @TuftsUniversity & @ASEE_MIND will discuss “Giving your research a global platform,” April 19, 2017. 2PM #ThinkBigDiversity

LSAMP Scholars, you are invited to attend a special discussion with Dr. Darryl Williams. Have you thought about how to engage globally? Let’s consider ways that you can share your research internationally, and how to address global challenges. Dr. Darryl Williams. Photo Credit: 08/07/2014 – Medford/Somerville, Mass. – The BLAST and BEST banquet on August 7, 2014. (Alonso Nichols/Tufts University) On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, … Continue reading Dr. Darryl Williams from @TuftsUniversity & @ASEE_MIND will discuss “Giving your research a global platform,” April 19, 2017. 2PM #ThinkBigDiversity

Dr. Chad Jenkins – @UMich, comes to @UMBC March 9, 2017

ALL LSAMP students are invited to attend. Dear Scholars, You are cordially invited to our first NSA seminar speaker of the semester, Dr. Chad Jenkins on Thursday March 9th from 5:30-7PM in LH8 (ITE 102).        Dr. Jenkins is an associate professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan. He is the leader of the Laboratory for Progress (Perception, Robotics, and Grounded Reasoning Systems). His work and collaborations aim to … Continue reading Dr. Chad Jenkins – @UMich, comes to @UMBC March 9, 2017

On the way to engineering grad schools, LSAMP Meyerhoffs @UMBC present research in Costa Rica. @NSF_EHR #LACCEI

Myela Paige, Ashok Williams, and Roy Anderson, LSAMP students in the Meyerhoff Scholars program at UMBC, used a week of their summer before graduate school to participate in the Latin and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions (LACCEI) annual conference in Costa Rica. Each participated in the  University System of Maryland’s 20 person delegation to the conference, with sponsorship from the National Science Foundation. Myela, Ashok, … Continue reading On the way to engineering grad schools, LSAMP Meyerhoffs @UMBC present research in Costa Rica. @NSF_EHR #LACCEI

LSAMP in Costa Rica for @LACCEI2016 #LACCEI #ThinkBigDiversity @NSF_EHR @NSF

Twenty students, faculty, and staff from UMBC, Bowie State, University of Maryland College Park, and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore are at the Latin and Caribbean Consortium for Engineering Institutions (LACCEI)  conference in Costa Rica this week. The students are participating in various activities throughout the conference such as the Global Engineering Challenge with World SPEED – Student Platform for Engineering Education Development, and … Continue reading LSAMP in Costa Rica for @LACCEI2016 #LACCEI #ThinkBigDiversity @NSF_EHR @NSF

The USM LSAMP is mentioned in a White House fact sheet along with the @PROMISE_AGEP

The USM LSAMP joins the PROMISE AGEP as a partner in commitment to the White House My Brother’s Keeper MBK STEM + Entrepreneurship program. The full article, posted by PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP), can be found here: https://promiseagep.wordpress.com/2016/05/04/promise-agep-listed-whitehouse-my-brothers-keeper-stem-track-thinkbigdiversity-nsf/. All USM LSAMP Bridge to the Doctorate students have the continued support of the PROMISE AGEP throughout their graduate school careers. This … Continue reading The USM LSAMP is mentioned in a White House fact sheet along with the @PROMISE_AGEP

Share Research – International Opportunity in Costa Rica at LACCEI, July 2016

The Executive Director of the Latin and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions (LACCEI) invites the students of LSAMP and LSAMP-BD to come to the LACCEI annual conference in Costa Rica to share research and participate in activities of the Student Platform for Engineering Education (SPEED). The 2016 Conference: http://www.laccei.org/index.php/events/upcoming-events/conference2016 Full call for papers: http://laccei.org/conference2016/callforpapers.pdf Several NSF USM LSAMP-BD Fellows, PROMISE AGEP Fellows, and faculty connected with ADVANCE … Continue reading Share Research – International Opportunity in Costa Rica at LACCEI, July 2016