Dr. Wendy Carter-Veale
Dissertation House @UMBC started today! Post your goals (and “finishing the dissertation in 3 days” should NOT be one of them!)
At 9:00 AM EST, we opened the Winter 2015 Dissertation House at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC: An Honors University in Maryland). We have a wonderful group of students from UMBC and UMB in house, and we invite you to join us. Our Dissertation Coach is Dr. Wendy Carter-Veale. Dr. Carter-Veale is challenging… Continue reading
Write your dissertation like it’s a job, not a hobby. Tips from @DrWCarter, Dr. @AlexisInc, & Dr. Nanda Cortes in http://thedissertationhouse.com
This morning, we opened the Fall 2014 “Dissertation House for Employees and Non-Traditional Students.” This event is set aside to specifically serve career professionals, and non-traditional students who came back to school to work on their PhDs. Some have children in college, and some are leaders (e.g., VPs, Directors) in their respective professions. For various… Continue reading
The Summer Dissertation House at UMBC begins in July. Applications are being accepted now.
The Summer Dissertation House is coming to UMBC, July 8-11. Graduate students who plan to participate should follow the application procedures on the application webpage for the Dissertation House. Open application period: Early bird May 12, 2014 – May 23, 2014. Late registration May 24, 2014 – May 31, 2014 (Applications received during the early bird period… Continue reading
Proposal and Dissertation Preparation WEBINARS for All! July 16 & 17, 2012
Dr. Wendy Carter-Veale and Dr. Renetta G. Tull of the PROMISE Dissertation House have been invited by the Empowering Leadership Alliance (ELA) Mentoring Program of Rice University to lead two webinars next week on preparing the proposal and the final defense. *Proposal Writing: Monday, July 16, 10AM Pacific, 12PM Central, 1PM Eastern. Sign up for this session here by… Continue reading
Today’s talk: “Understanding your advisor and committee” @CarnegieMellon (sponsor: @QoLTCenter)
Today’s Dissertation House mini-lecture for Wednesday, March 28, 2012 will be “Understanding your advisor and your committee”. This session will be held from 1:00 – 2:00 PM in the Gates-Hillman 4405 Building on Carnegie Mellon’s campus in Pittsburgh. All graduate students are invited (e.g., Pitt, CMU, students visiting for the NSBE conference, any discipline, any… Continue readingAGEP, Carnegie Mellon, Carnegie Mellon University, Dissertation, Dissertation House, Dr. Wendy Carter-Veale, Gates-Hillman, Graduate School, National Science Foundation, National Society of Black Engineers, NSBE, Pittsburgh, PROMISE AGEP, PROMISE: Maryand’s AGEP, QoLT, Quality of Life Technology Center, Renetta Tull, UMBC, University of Maryland Baltimore County
Are you in Pittsburgh? Come to our Dissertation House Seminars @CarnegieMellon 3/27 & 3/28
You may think that you’re not ready to make preparations for your proposal or dissertation, but at PROMISE, we believe that it is never too early to start thinking about how to communicate your research. This week, regardless of your year in graduate school, 1st to final, come and join us! We are hosting a… Continue readingAGEP, Carnegie Mellon University, CMU, Dissertation, Dissertation House, Dr. Wendy Carter-Veale, Graduate School, National Society of Black Engineers, NSBE, Pittsburgh, PROMISE AGEP, PROMISE: Maryand’s AGEP, QoLT, Quality of Life Technology Center, Renetta Garrison Tull, Renetta Tull, University of Pittsburgh
March Madness! Dissertation House *Insanity* and excitement propels #TeamGetItDone
March Madness is here! The DH students have their “insanity” countdowns, and the team is rallying for the big finish! There are defenses coming up within the next few weeks so we’re cheering everyone on! There are no traditional “March Madness basketball tournament” brackets here. We’re not eliminating anyone, and we’re not counting anyone out.… Continue reading
Next full-scale Dissertation House at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, March 26-28, 2012
The Quality of Life Technology (QoLT) Center, a National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center led by Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh, will sponsor a Dissertation House for their students at the end of March. The Dissertation House (DH) for the QoLT will be held in Pittsburgh, PA. Funding for this DH is… Continue readingAGEP, Carnegie Mellon University, City College of New York, Dr. Wendy Carter-Veale, Engineering Research Center, Graduate School, Johns Hopkins University, Maryland, MIRTHE, National Science Foundation, National Society of Black Engineers, Pittsburgh, PROMISE AGEP, PROMISE: Maryand’s AGEP, QoLT, Quality of Life Technology Center, Renetta Tull, Texas A&M University, UMBC, University of Maryland Baltimore County, University of Pittsburgh
Dissertation House WEEKEND at UMBC: 26 hours!! Fri. Feb. 3 – Sun. Feb. 5
Due to popular demand, and thanks to the hard work of PROMISE Staff’s Natasha Ramoutar and UMBC’s Mr. W. Archer in Event Planning, there are rooms for the “Dissertation House” at UMBC for nearly 3 full days this weekend! Friday, Feb. 3: 8:30 AM – 1 PM (Commons 328), 1PM – 6PM (Commons 332) Saturday,… Continue reading
Dissertation House @ UMBC started this morning at 9 AM sharp! 58 comments online so far!
Dr. Wendy Carter-Veale started today’s Dissertation House at UMBC at exactly 9AM EST! There are 19 people in today’s Dissertation House in the Commons on UMBC’s campus. They’ve just taken a break to have a buffet lunch in the Skylight Room. This afternoon, Dr. Susan Han from UMBC’s University Counseling Services will be giving the… 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.