Graduate School News

Congratulations to the 2017 3MT Winners

3minThe Graduate School hosted its 2017 3 Minute Thesis Competition Oct. 5 at the Hill Student Center Alumni Theater. Congratulations to the winners of the Master's and Doctoral categories. 

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Congratulations to 2017 3MT Semifinalist

3minUAB Graduate School hosted its 2017 3 Minute Thesis preliminary competition September 26 in the Shelby Building. See the students moving forward to the semifinal round on October 5th. 

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Postdoc Appreciation Week 2017 full of fun, informative activities

NPAW 2016 cropWe think UAB postdocs rock, and we're showing it with a week full of fun and informative events September 18-22. Read more ...

Upcoming Events

ML logoBeginning in Spring 2016, you can apply to earn UAB's new graduate certificate in Mentoring & Leadership! 

Take these required courses for 5 credit hours:
  • GRD 719 Introduction to Mentoring & Leadership (3 credit hours) Online section beginning Fall 2017
  • GRD 735 Leadership 101 Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • GRD 713 Mentoring 101 Seminar (1 credit hour)

Choose from the following options for 10 credit hours:
  • GRD 701 Presentation & Discussion Skills (3 credit hours)
  • GRD 711-VT Improv(ing) Leadership, Teaching & Research Communication Workshop (1 credit hour) NEW
  • GRD 711-VT1 Leadership Survival Skills Workshop (1 credit hour) NEW
  • GRD 745 Communication & Diversity Leadership (3 credit hours) 
  • GRD 727 Writing & Reviewing Research (3 credit hours) OR 728 Professional Writing & Publishing (3 credit hours) 
  • GRD 730 Developing & Managing Your Professional Image (3 credit hours)
  • GRD 705 Teaching at the College Level and Beyond (3 credit hours) OR GRD 715 Preparing TAs to be Effective Teachers (2-3 credit hours)
  • GRD 734 Ethical Leadership Development (3 credit hours)
  • GRD 746 Critical Decisions in Mentoring & Leadership (3 credit hours) NEW beginning Fall 2017!
  • GRD 747 Navigating the Job Market (3 credit hours) NEW beginning Fall 2017!
  • GRD 733 Managing & Leading Teams Workshop (1 credit hour)
  • GRD 706 Grants & Fellowships 101 Workshop (1 credit hour)
  • GRD 707 Presenting Effectively Workshop (1 credit hour)
  • GRD 708 Writing Successfully Workshop (1 credit Hour)
  • GRD 748 Faculty Mentoring in Higher Education Workshop (1 credit hour) NEW beginning Fall 2017!


Instructional Delivery includes both face-to-face and online options. Students must satisfactorally complete a total of 15 credit hours to receive a level-A certificate and credit on their transcripts.

For details, contact Dr. Kellie R. Carter, kcarter@uab.edu, Director of Educational Services, UAB Graduate School.

Download a M&L Progress Worksheet