For Faculty


Stephen Miller

URA Committee Chair
Stephen Miller
Biological Sciences
ext. 5-3381


URA Committee Chair
Carolyn Forestiere
Political Science

This series will feature workshops specifically designed for faculty who are currently working with undergraduate researchers, or who want to learn more about how to get started!

Workshop topics:

  • September: Overview of undergraduate research opportunities at UMBC and how to get involved as a faculty member
  • October: How to be an effective mentor
  • November: Writing a strong letter of recommendation
  • December: Overview of prestigious scholarships

Teachers… do you want to request a workshop for your classroom?

Topics include:

  • How to Get Started in Research
  • Overview of Prestigious Scholarships
  • How to Write a Winning Personal Statement
  • Asking for Letters of Recommendation
  • Effective Oral and Poster Presentations
  • Professional Etiquette: How to Send a Professional Email
  • Social Media Etiquette
  • Acing the (Skype) Interview

Send an email to: to request a classroom visit.

You can also send students to our upcoming workshops.