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External Online Communities


National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD)

UMB has an institutional membership to the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD).

The NCFDD is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community for graduate students, post-docs, and faculty members and are 100% dedicated to supporting academics in making successful transitions throughout their careers. As a member, you have access to their webinars and recordings and many other benefits.

For more information, click HERE



Edge for Scholars

The Edge for Scholars is an online resource which candidly discusses life in academics which include strategies about how to do great research, stay productive, network effectively, mentor well and be mentored, negotiate for resources, get grants, refine writing and editing, cultivate leadership skills, and achieve your goals.

Visit their website and sign up to receive their weekly newsletters