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“Good Morning Dissertation House!” — A TV styled interview exercise


This morning, Dr. Carter led a session called, “Good Morning Dissertation House!” This “Good Morning America” styled interview exercise allowed students to discuss their research in a succinct way, with imposed time limits.  Dr. Carter tackled issues of nervousness, rambling, … Continue reading

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Summer Dissertation Houses, coming to Maryland in June and July


We are in the process of planning for our summer sessions of the Dissertation House (DH).  DH sessions are being planned for the University of Maryland Baltimore (Medical School Campus) in June, UMBC in mid-summer (July 5-8, 2011), and UM … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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UMBC’s Winter 2011 Dissertation House: “Nothing is Utterly Hopeless.”


The day began late due to ice-encased cars, slippery roads, and a delayed opening. However, the graduate students at UMBC are hard at work and they are putting in the time and effort needed to work on their dissertations.  This … Continue reading

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Delayed Opening at UMBC Today, Dissertation House Begins at 10AM


Due to weather and UMBC’s delayed opening, today’s Dissertation House will begin at 10AM. Campus will open at 10AM today, January 18, 2011.  The DH schedule will be revised accordingly. We’ll look forward to seeing you there. Students joining us … Continue reading

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Dissertation House Includes Leaders and Students from Three Campuses


Today marks the second session of the “Dissertation House for Employees” at UMBC.  We had some extra slots on our roster this year, so graduate students from the three campuses who’d requested a spot in any available DH were invited … Continue reading

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