Upcoming events

JOIN US & @DiverseTerps!!!

Wed September 28, 2022


for "Land-Grab UMD" featuring Dr. Robert Lee (Cambridge) & Mr. Tristan Ahtone (Kiowa, Grist)'s research on the expropriated land used to found land-grant institutions like UMD.


Friday October 7, 2022

BRB 1103


NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Biology (PRFB)

Saturday October 15, 2022

COL RM 3109

8 AM-4:30 PM

For STEM graduate students, faculty and staff looking to receive a Postdoc in Biology funded by NSF. Learn about the application process.


Food will be provided.

Friday September 23, 2022

BRB 1103



Wednesday September 7, 2022

BRB 1103


This panel is designed to help students develop the skills needed to make themselves competitive in both the academic and job market.

NSF GRFP Information Session

Tuesday May 3rd, 2022

BRB 1103

4-5 PM

For STEM undergraduates and graduate students looking to receive graduate school funding. Learn about the application process and the upcoming course offering BIOL608A: Writing an NSF Fellowship Proposal. Complimentary ice cream provided! RSVP here.

On-going events

SACNAS Working Group

Every Thursday from 2pm - 4pm UMD SACNAS facilitates a two-hour working session with the goal of keeping us in touch while providing the freedom to still get our tasks done. This is a great way to stay productive while seeing our friends.

Zoom Link:

Dates: Tuesday Mar. 04, 2020 / Tuesday Mar. 11, 2020

Time: 2pm - 4pm

Previous events

SACNAS at UMD spring semester social

Wednesday February 9th, 2022

BRB 1103 & 0001

5-7 PM

Join us for our Spring Social, reconnect with other SACNISTAS, learn about SACNAS and help us advance UMD Hispanics and Native Americans in Science! Free pre-packaged food available!
RSVP Here! (so we know how much food to get!)

National Conference 2021

October 25 – 29, 2021

Participate in this year's virtual SACNAS national conference. Along with the UMD Entomology and BISI graduate programs, UMD SACNAS will hold a booth and sponsor UMD students to present!
Get in touch if you would like to attend!


November 10 - noon
Atrium - Chemistry Building

Join us for our Fall Social, reconnect with other SACNISTAS, learn about SACNAS and help us advance UMD Hispanics and Native Americans in Science!
Free foods and (non-alcoholic) drinks!
Registration link
(so we know how much food to get ;)

Get your CV REady WORKSHOP

Getting your CV ready for your next career step
November 10, 2-3:30PM

We will cover the general (and specific) structure of a CV. This session will also include hands-on work to get everybody's CVs ready to go for your next career step!
Registration link

Networking and PITch Workshop

Be conference-ready! Meetings, Networking and the Elevator Pitch
October 12, 2021 - 11AM-12:30PM

Learn ways to get the most out of meetings and conferences, and how to network in the real and virtual world. A central part of this is knowing what you want to say and how to introduce yourself and your interests, aka having an elevator pitch.

Registration link

virtual grad fair and open house

September 21, 11AM ET

Join the UMD SACNAS group for a short introduction of what SACNAS is, how it supports UMD members, and how it can help you too succeed in STEM!

Watch this session's recording here.

representation matters: First gen experiences in the sciences

Feb 24, 2020

National Conference 2020

Winter social 2020

Fellowship info

Mid-Atlantic Regional meeting

June 10 2019

Winter Social

Dec 10 2019

General Body meeting

November 20 2019