Category Archives: Summer 2010 DH

Dissertation House for UMBC Employees


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 DISSERTATION HOUSE APPLICATION PROCEDURES The on-campus setting provides Dissertation House participants with productive and … Continue reading

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UM College Park’s Dissertation House in Pictures


Dr. Carter opened the last day of UMCP’s Dissertation House with a talk on the “Academic Job Search.”  The week has been filled with mini-lectures, interactive exercises, cohort community building, and writing.  Here are some photos from the Summer 2010 … Continue reading

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Coming soon: “Secrets of the Faculty Interview”


You are invited to attend a workshop on the “Secrets of the Faculty Interview,” coming to UMBC’s Campus, Friday, August 20, 2010, 10:30 AM, The Commons, Room 331. Speaker: Dr. Philip Rous, Dean of the College of Natural and Mathematical … Continue reading

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Resource Page Updates


Our Dissertation House Resource page has been updated with references for many of the books that we display during our workshops along with links that can be used for the job search. https://dissertationhouse.wordpress.com/resources/

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Successful Dissertation House at UMBC. College Park’s DH starts tomorrow.


UMBC’s grad students stated that they enjoyed the Dissertation House experience and were pleased with their progress. The week included discussions by the counseling center, an elevator pitch exercise, a writing exercise, and mini-lectures on organization and working with your … Continue reading

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UMCP’s Dissertation House begins Tuesday, July 20th!


Following two successful Dissertation House sessions at the University of Maryland Baltimore (Medical School, Downtown campus), and  UMBC campuses, we are looking forward to welcoming UMCP’s  students next week. This is the first summer that we are hosting Dissertation Houses … Continue reading

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UMBC’s Dissertation House begins Tuesday, July 6!


Following a successful Dissertation House session at the University of Maryland Baltimore (Medical School, Downtown campus), we are looking forward to welcoming UMBC’s students next week. This is the first summer that we are hosting Dissertation Houses on all three … Continue reading

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UMB Dissertation House – Final Day


The Dissertation House at UMB ends today.  We thank the staff of the Writing Center (Gerry Lardner, Jane Sellman, and Almeta Sly-Thompson) and the Counseling Center (Douglas Chay.) The following photos give you a glimpse of the activities that students … Continue reading

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Dissertation House: UMB’s First Day


UMB opened the summer season of the Dissertation House on Monday with several students in the on-campus session, and others joining online.  The day opened with comments by Dr. Judith Pollack (PROMISE Coordinator at UMB), Dr. Renetta Tull, Dr. Erin … Continue reading

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UMB’s Dissertation House Starts Tomorrow


The UMB campus is preparing for it’s first Dissertation House.  We are looking forward to welcoming participants to the SMC Campus Center, Room 353 at 9 AM. The UMB Writing Center is co-sponsoring this event with PROMISE. UMB Dissertation House … Continue reading

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Summer 2010 Dissertation House (DH) Dates


SUMMER DISSERTATION HOUSE DATES/LOCATIONS University of Maryland at Baltimore (UMB): June 28-30, 2010, Campus Center 353. University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC):  July 6-9, 2010, Commons 329. University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP):  July 20-23, 2010, Stamp Union.

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New Dissertation House website


Information from our other website, http://sites.google.com/site/dissertationhouse/ will be ported to this site over time. In the meanwhile, we are excited about the upcoming Summer 2010 Dissertation House sessions at the University of Maryland Baltimore (late June), UMBC (early July), and … Continue reading

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