UMBC’s President, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski Visits the Saturday Dissertation House
Imagine the surprise on the looks of the faces of students participating in a Saturday Dissertation House session when the President of the University peeks in to say hello and wish everyone luck! The smiles permeated the room as UMBC’s President, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski made an impromptu visit to the Dissertation House this afternoon. Dr.… Continue reading
Saturday Morning Dissertation House Discussion: Understanding Your Advisor
This morning, Dr. Carter is discussing the need to be prepared for meetings with your advisor and your dissertation committee. Bottom line: Be professional! Be on time, come prepared, and follow-up. Students will blog about their plans and experiences throughout the day. Take a look: https://dissertationhouse.wordpress.com/blog-online-challenge/winter-2011-challenge/ Continue reading
Dissertation House at UMBC, Starts today at 9AM Sharp!
Today’s Dissertation House will be held in Room 331 of the Commons on UMBC’s campus. Those who are not participating in person may join us online: https://dissertationhouse.wordpress.com/blog-online-challenge/winter-2011-challenge/ . Continue reading
What is dissertation house?
The Dissertation House program is an intensive writing retreat designed to help graduate students overcome the barriers that often impede progress on their dissertations. Developed by the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, the program provides a supportive and structured environment where students can focus on their writing, receive feedback, and learn effective time management and goal-setting strategies. Over several days, students work in groups, participate in workshops, and receive coaching from experienced facilitators. The Dissertation House program has been highly successful in helping students make significant progress on their dissertations. It is widely regarded as a valuable resource for graduate students seeking to complete their degrees.