Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Summer 2018 Army ROTC Summer Leadership Symposium

2018 Army ROTC Summer Leadership Symposium 

            University of Maryland Army ROTC invites applications to the 2018 Army ROTC Summer Leadership Symposium at Fort Knox, Kentucky from 12-16 June 2018 in order to collaborate with centers of influence among college students and potential college students, thereby enhancing key leader’s understanding and perception of Army Officers and their development process.
The Symposium seeks to gather leaders from academia, athletics, business and other fields who have a stake in developing potential in youth. It is a forum to share ideas about Army Officer Education, and to better understand the role of the Army Officer in society. It is an all-expenses paid opportunity to tour the largest annual training event in the Army – Advanced Camp - where cadets from across the nation gather to improve their leadership acumen and demonstrate their readiness to lead our nation’s defense.
Key Symposium elements include:
·         Demonstrates the value of Army Officership as a career, as well as Army expertise in leadership and leader development
·         Touring training events and meeting the exceptional young men and women who are current ROTC cadets
·         Presentations on the Army ROTC program and its place in American higher education
·         Networking with other national leaders in education, athletics, business and other fields of endeavor
·         Opportunities to shape the future of ROTC through written feedback, seminars and discussions

Interested leaders should respond directly to Terry McCall, Army ROTC recruiting operations officer, at or 301-314-9939 by February 10th, 2018.

EVENT: Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) Online Information Session
TIME: 7 PM EST on Wednesday, Jan 24th
The Center for Geospatial Information Science (CGIS) at the University of Maryland is pleased to present the Master of Professional Studies in Geospatial Intelligence (MPS GEOINT). You're invited to join us for an online information session for our master's degree in GEOINTReserve your place here today to register for this event.
The MPS GEOINT program provides workforce-focused technical training that gives graduates the skills and expertise to lead new initiatives in the rapidly shifting landscape of GEOINT applications, data collection systems, analytic methods, and mission support. The master's program may be taken on a full-time or part-time basis, and may be taken fully online or on-site. The MPS GEOINT degree can be completed in as little as 15 months.
At the online information session, we will introduce our master’s program in Geospatial Intelligence, and discuss our unique program format, curriculum, class delivery, and the admissions process. The session will feature a comprehensive presentation, and a question and answer section with us. I hope that you will join us to learn how this master's degree can advance your career in the geospatial industry. 
We are now accepting applications for admission in Spring 2018 (Application deadline: Feb 15, 2018) and Fall 2018. Full details regarding the programs are available at or contact us at Students with no prior GIS experience are welcome to apply. We are happy to discuss admission requirements on an individual basis.
Don't forget to reserve your place today for this upcoming online information session.

Ruibo Han, PhD
Director of Programs, Center for Geospatial Information Science
Lecturer, Department of Geographical Sciences
University of Maryland
1111B LeFrak Hall
College Park, MD 20742

Special Course for BSOS Students: Register for BSOS388 Do Good Now

 Innovation & Social Change: Do Good Now
BSOS388B (also offered as PLCY388D and HONR348D)
Day/Time: Wednesdays 3:00-5:30 PM

This course introduces students to the concept of social innovation while exploring the many mechanisms for achieving social impact. It is team-based, highly interactive and dynamic, and provides an opportunity for students to generate solutions to a wide range of problems facing many communities today. The course deepens the students' understanding of entrepreneurship and innovation practices by guiding them through the creation and implementation process as applied to a project idea of their choice. Click here and visit Testudo for more information.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

WSP Summer Internship opportuntiy

WSP is seeking Planning interns this upcoming summer.  The position is open to all undergraduate students.  WSP's Baltimore, MD office has additional internship postings that can be found at our intern and graduate opportunities page (All Intern and Graduate Opportunities), but the link below will direct you to the Baltimore, MD Planning internship posting(s) where candidates may apply.

WSP is one of the world’s leading engineering professional services consulting firms.  Together we provide services to transform the built environment and restore the natural environment, and our expertise ranges from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport networks, and from developing the energy sources of the future to enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. At WSP we develop creative, comprehensive and sustainable engineering solutions for a future where society can thrive.  With 36,000 talented people in more than 500 offices across 40 countries, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come. Visit

Monday, January 8, 2018

EDCP108M, Math Study Skills and Building Confidence

Apply for the 2018 Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellowship!

2018 Applications Now Open!

Applications for the 2018 Data Science for Social Good Fellowships are now open. We're excited to expand the fellowship program and will be continuing the programs in Chicago and Portugal, as well as starting a new one with University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

You can apply to be a Fellow, Data Science Mentor, or Project Manager based on your skills and interests.

If you're a government agency, non profit or another type of organization working on social good, you should apply as a project partner.

We are also fundraising for the program. If you can help fund our important work, please contact us or make a gift here (choose "Center for Data Science and Public Policy" from Area of Support).
Help us spread the word to students and organizations that you think would be a good fit for DSSG. Happy Holidays!
Are you a non-profit or government agency that wants to do more with data?

Over the last five years, we’ve helped more than 100 organizationsworking on education, public health, government transparency, energy and the environment, poverty, and international development understand their data and use it more effectively.

Find out what makes a good DSSG project, and apply to be a 2018 project partner by January 31st.
Are you a student that wants to apply data science skills toward creating a better world?

We're looking for undergraduate and graduate students in computer science, statistics and the social sciences with a passion for both data science and making a difference. Learn more about the program at our FAQ and read about past projects at our blog.

Want to join us next summer in Chicago? Apply for the 2018 fellowship by January 31st.
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Apply for BSOS College Scholarships over Winter Break!

Explore all of our scholarships & decide which best suit you!  Applications for the Fall 2018 semester are due on February 12, 2018 by 9am.