Congratulations to the 2018 Winners!

1st Place

1st Place
Damaged Devastated Discouraged Detoured Determined Delighted.

Sally Anne Perz

2nd Place

2nd Place

Can we make America see again?

Elora Robbani

People's Choice

People's Choice
UAB Always • Pediatric Nurse • Painting • Traveling.

Katie Cassidy



See the 2018 category finalists and honorable mentions below.


Finalist | Airway by immunofluorescence - science becomes art

Finalist | Airway by immunofluorescence - science becomes art

by Jacelyn Peabody | category: Knowledge
Honorable Mention | She traveled afar to come home

Honorable Mention | She traveled afar to come home

by Sherrie Alexander | category: Knowledge
Finalist | I came unsure ... I leave confident

Finalist | I came unsure ... I leave confident

by Dave Hays | category: UAB
Honorable Mention | Window to the world, start here

Honorable Mention | Window to the world, start here

by Yanisa Korcharoen | category: UAB
Finalist | Can We Make America See Again

Finalist | Can We Make America See Again

by Elora Robbani | category: America
Honorable Mention | The World Is Waiting on You

Honorable Mention | The World Is Waiting on You

by Kaityln Springer | category: America
Finalist | I, like waves, assert then retreat

Finalist | I, like waves, assert then retreat

by Lauren Humphreys | category: Identity
Honorable Mention | Never forget where you come from

Honorable Mention | Never forget where you come from

by Veronica Juan | category: Identity
Finalist | Essentially, it’s all about perspective

Finalist | Essentially, it’s all about perspective

by Michelle E. LeBlanc | category: Talents
Honorable Mention | Do only what makes you happy

Honorable Mention | Do only what makes you happy

by Rachael Guenter | category: Talents
Finalist | Mmmm, that’s a whole lotta bacteria

Finalist | Mmmm, that’s a whole lotta bacteria

by Poulami Basu Thakur | category: Humor
Honorable Mention | Travel the world, make new friends

Honorable Mention | Travel the world, make new friends

by Marlee Hayes | category: Humor
Resilience

Resilience

Finalist | Damaged devastated determined detoured discouraged delighted

Finalist | Damaged devastated determined detoured discouraged delighted

by Sally Anne Perz | category: Resilience
Honorable Mention | Where impossible challenges became inspiring stories

Honorable Mention | Where impossible challenges became inspiring stories

by Reim Almotiri | category: Resilience
Finalist | Today I learned what love is

Finalist | Today I learned what love is

by Tanner Godfrey | category: Family
Honorable Mention | Distance makes the heart grow fonder

Honorable Mention | Distance makes the heart grow fonder

by Chia-Ying Chiu | category: Family
Finalist | Life is an adventure. Let’s go!

Finalist | Life is an adventure. Let’s go!

by Muhan Hu | category: Health
Honorable Mention | Fill life with adventures, not things

Honorable Mention | Fill life with adventures, not things

by Brooklyn Tucker | category: Health
Finalist | Met my soulmate at UAB interview

Finalist | Met my soulmate at UAB interview

by Jeremie Lever | category: Love
Honorable Mention | When Iceland broke my passport virginity

Honorable Mention | When Iceland broke my passport virginity

by Jakayla Robinson | category: Love


2018 Submissions

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A Pad Can Be Powerful. Period.

A Pad Can Be Powerful. Period.

By Sarah Swatzell | category: knowledge
Airway by immunofluorescence-science becomes art

Airway by immunofluorescence-science becomes art

By Jacelyn Peabody | category: knowledge
Dedication, Commitment, Endurance - Key to Success

Dedication, Commitment, Endurance - Key to Success

By Drona Trital | category: knowledge
Empowering Research Mitigates Anthropogenic Ecosystem Catastrophes

Empowering Research Mitigates Anthropogenic Ecosystem Catastrophes

By Lindsay Nicole MacMillan | category: knowledge
From the Classroom to Center Stage

From the Classroom to Center Stage

By Janice Wilson | category: knowledge
Like a sunset, knowledge is golden

Like a sunset, knowledge is golden

By Dominique Weddle | category: knowledge
Plant the seed that allows growth

Plant the seed that allows growth

By Taylor Washington | category: knowledge
She traveled afar to come home

She traveled afar to come home

By Sherrie Alexander | category: knowledge
Women taught me how to Science

Women taught me how to Science

By Kevin Battles | category: knowledge
Your seed will become your knowledge

Your seed will become your knowledge

By Alexis Judkins | category: knowledge
Though diverse in form, language unites

Though diverse in form, language unites

By Rachel Copeland | category: knowledge
Choosing UAB to stay on top

Choosing UAB to stay on top

By Santosh Gautam | category: UAB
Edge of chaos: describes graduate school

Edge of chaos: describes graduate school

By Eme Unanaowo | category: UAB
Farewell-Excitement-Homesickness-Friendship-Dedication-Graduation

Farewell-Excitement-Homesickness-Friendship-Dedication-Graduation

By Yves Tiemani | category: UAB
I am UAB, UAB is we

I am UAB, UAB is we

By Robert Whitaker | category: UAB
I came Unsure, I leave Confident!

I came Unsure, I leave Confident!

By Dave Hays | category: UAB
I have explored myself at UAB

I have explored myself at UAB

By Faraz Ali | category: UAB
In the fields of infinite possibilities!

In the fields of infinite possibilities!

By Laura Clark | category: UAB
Mom, I made it! - Dr. Adkins

Mom, I made it! - Dr. Adkins

By Sarah Adkins | category: UAB
No words grasp gratitude for opportunities

No words grasp gratitude for opportunities

By Sabrina Heiser | category: UAB
Open doors you didn't know existed

Open doors you didn't know existed

By Ananya Bandyopadhyay | category: UAB
Our world exists in the city

Our world exists in the city

By Raina Jain | category: UAB
Parking is for the casual hiker

Parking is for the casual hiker

By Jessica Kepple | category: UAB
Saved by His grace and mercy

Saved by His grace and mercy

By Michael Hicks | category: UAB
The green path made me stronger!

The green path made me stronger!

By Valencia McCarroll Pruitt | category: UAB
UAB: Home, Dream, and Future

UAB: Home, Dream, and Future

By Aditya Dayana | category: UAB
UAB Puts Distant Dreams Within Reach

UAB Puts Distant Dreams Within Reach

By Justin Kirk | category: UAB
UAB's Child: Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, Instructor

UAB's Child: Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, Instructor

By ARSH ARORA | category: UAB
What is life without few hiccups

What is life without few hiccups

By Foram Patel | category: UAB
Window to the world, start here

Window to the world, start here

By Yanisa Korcharoen | category: UAB
Can we make America see again?

Can we make America see again?

By Elora Robbani | category: America
Hardly Home, But Always Repping UAB

Hardly Home, But Always Repping UAB

By Julian Jackson | category: America
More than just a Yellow Ribbon

More than just a Yellow Ribbon

By Joshua Muncy | category: America
Mountains meet the sky, dreams amplify

Mountains meet the sky, dreams amplify

By Victoria Nash | category: America
The world is waiting on you

The world is waiting on you

By Kaitlyn Springer | category: America
Because of Jesus, I am alive

Because of Jesus, I am alive

By Morgan Peach | category: identity
Culture is not defined by color

Culture is not defined by color

By Chidima Orji | category: identity
Determined Ensley student becomes successful nurse!

Determined Ensley student becomes successful nurse!

By Ruth Batemon | category: identity
Every Country Has Something to Offer

Every Country Has Something to Offer

By Abdul Rehman | category: identity
For the love of loc'd hair

For the love of loc'd hair

By Kendra McGhee | category: identity
I, like waves, assert then retreat

I, like waves, assert then retreat

By Lauren Humphreys | category: identity
I'll beat Lupus in 5 years

I'll beat Lupus in 5 years

By Grace Cunningham | category: identity
I'm one result of two revolutions

I'm one result of two revolutions

By Monica Abdul-Chani | category: identity
Making History: First Barbadian at UAB

Making History: First Barbadian at UAB

By Tamesha Duesbury | category: identity
More than just a pretty face

More than just a pretty face

By Melissa Bentley | category: identity
Never forget where you come from

Never forget where you come from

By Veronica Juan | category: identity
Saw beauty in a little thing

Saw beauty in a little thing

By Steph Flowers | category: identity
The Art of Work Life Balance

The Art of Work Life Balance

By Muriel Foster | category: identity
Took Risks, Found Passions, Followed Dreams

Took Risks, Found Passions, Followed Dreams

By Miranda K. Joseph | category: identity
UAB Always • Pediatric Nurse • Painting • Traveling

UAB Always • Pediatric Nurse • Painting • Traveling

By Katie Cassidy | category: identity
Vietnam. America. Dream High. Fly High.

Vietnam. America. Dream High. Fly High.

By Thi Nguyen | category: identity
When darkness surrounds, be the light

When darkness surrounds, be the light

By Hannah McAdams | category: identity
Do Only What Makes You Happy

Do Only What Makes You Happy

By Rachael Guenter | category: talents
Essentially, it is all about perspective

Essentially, it is all about perspective

By Michelle E. LeBlanc | category: talents
My hands and eyes are obsessed

My hands and eyes are obsessed

By Amy Ball | category: talents
Poise and stillness before the music

Poise and stillness before the music

By Gregor Jenkins | category: talents
Pursue all your dreams at UAB

Pursue all your dreams at UAB

By Emily Patterson | category: talents
Your Issues Are Our Primary Focus

Your Issues Are Our Primary Focus

By Danny Smith | category: talents
Mmmm, that's a whole lotta bacteria

Mmmm, that's a whole lotta bacteria

By Poulami Basu Thakur | category: humor
Our mascot's a dragon. 'Nuff said.

Our mascot's a dragon. 'Nuff said.

By Andrew Colson | category: humor
People only understand sad-faced depression

People only understand sad-faced depression

By Kristy Chiles | category: humor
Publish or Perish; Graduate Student Life

Publish or Perish; Graduate Student Life

By Dipanjan Mitra | category: humor
Travel the world, make new friends

Travel the world, make new friends

By Marlee Hayes | category: humor
Well beyond fifty shades of purple

Well beyond fifty shades of purple

By Ashley Turner | category: humor
We're all a little dingh-ed up

We're all a little dingh-ed up

By Zena Banker | category: humor
Resilience

Resilience

A world filled with new possibilities

A world filled with new possibilities

By T. Chase Childers | category: resilience
Accept that Life is not Perfect

Accept that Life is not Perfect

By Kaiying Wang | category: resilience
All things can be made new

All things can be made new

By Joy Walls | category: resilience
Appreciate yesterday, admire today, aspire tomorrow

Appreciate yesterday, admire today, aspire tomorrow

By Shefa Suhaila | category: resilience
Boys Don't Cry, I Can't Stop

Boys Don't Cry, I Can't Stop

By Dawson Miles | category: resilience
Capable of more than what appears

Capable of more than what appears

By Fabrice Julien | category: resilience
Closes the door, opens a window

Closes the door, opens a window

By Katie Nelson | category: resilience
Damaged Devastated Discouraged Detoured Determined Delighted

Damaged Devastated Discouraged Detoured Determined Delighted

By Sally Anne Perz | category: resilience
Find some beauty within your failures

Find some beauty within your failures

By Silvienne Catherine Sint Jago | category: resilience
From pain, power and purpose emerged

From pain, power and purpose emerged

By Caro Wolfner | category: resilince
Graduated MSN undergoing breast cancer treatment

Graduated MSN undergoing breast cancer treatment

By Fernanda Cooley | category: resilience
I only need two... #MeToo

I only need two... #MeToo

By Leslie Donoghue | category: resilience
I'm Determined To Defeat All Odds

I'm Determined To Defeat All Odds

By Deandria McGraw | category: resilience
It Only Hurts If You Live

It Only Hurts If You Live

By Sarah Dulson | category: resilience
My Past Won't Dictate My Future

My Past Won't Dictate My Future

By Faith Mixon Boone | category: resilience
My past won't dull my sparkle

My past won't dull my sparkle

By Meagan Bown | category: resilience
My victories are built upon failures

My victories are built upon failures

By Jared Chesnut | category: resilience
Never hesitate to start your journey

Never hesitate to start your journey

By Chelsea Thomas | category: resilience
No longer renting, owning my education

No longer renting, owning my education

By Deanna Rumble | category: resilience
Note To Self:

Note To Self: "You Will Prevail."

By Jervaughn Hunter | category: resilience
People with DIFFERENT abilities, not disabilities

People with DIFFERENT abilities, not disabilities

By Hunter Stewart | category: resilience
Perseverance makes us standing here together

Perseverance makes us standing here together

By Mohmmad Abdelgawwad | category: resilience
Rocky Road, with a Bright Future

Rocky Road, with a Bright Future

By Samuel Blum | category: resilience
Say it with a happy dance

Say it with a happy dance

By Seini Donald | category: resilience
Sometimes support comes from unexpected places

Sometimes support comes from unexpected places

By Andie Freedman | category: resilience
The green is what it seems

The green is what it seems

By Hillary Floyd | category: resilience
Timeline: Strong. Outspoken. Violated. Broken. Overcoming.

Timeline: Strong. Outspoken. Violated. Broken. Overcoming.

By Ingrid Murati | category: resilience
We will never be silenced again

We will never be silenced again

By Karly Casey | category: resilience
Whatever it takes, for the cure

Whatever it takes, for the cure

By Kayla Lewis | category: resilience
Where Impossible Challenges Became Inspiring Stories

Where Impossible Challenges Became Inspiring Stories

By Reim Almotiri | category: resilience
Abused, fostered, loved, and, luckily, adopted!!!!

Abused, fostered, loved, and, luckily, adopted!!!!

By Cindy Anderson | category: family
Childhood spring, blossom and fresh breaths

Childhood spring, blossom and fresh breaths

By Yahya Mohammed | category: family
Distance makes the heart grow fonder

Distance makes the heart grow fonder

By Chia-Ying Chiu | category: family
Don't take loved ones for granted

Don't take loved ones for granted

By Tran Luong | category: family
Family is essential for my happiness

Family is essential for my happiness

By Helen Collins | category: family
For Me. For Them. For Us.

For Me. For Them. For Us.

By Victoria Moreno | category: family
I do it for the look

I do it for the look

By Gabrielle Gunn | category: family
Nap time is the best time!

Nap time is the best time!

By Richard Sanchez | category: family
Today I learned what love is

Today I learned what love is

By Tanner Godfrey | category: family
We weren't ready until we were

We weren't ready until we were

By William Willoughby | category: family
Civic Engagement To Solve Food Insecurity

Civic Engagement To Solve Food Insecurity

By Tyler Pearson | category: health
Despite the turbulent illness, he prevailed

Despite the turbulent illness, he prevailed

By Hannah Stephenson | category: health
Fill life with adventures, not things

Fill life with adventures, not things

By Brooklyn Tucker | category: health
Find the calm in the chaos

Find the calm in the chaos

By Charletta Wiggins | category: health
Inspiring wellness through simple, wholesome nutrition

Inspiring wellness through simple, wholesome nutrition

By Tara Harman | category: health
Life is an adventure. Let's go!

Life is an adventure. Let's go!

By Muhan Hu | category: health
When Adversity Comes, Don't Stop Fighting

When Adversity Comes, Don't Stop Fighting

By Rashad Hayes | category: health
You are what you're exposed to

You are what you're exposed to

By Paige Souder | category: health
A new language brings people together

A new language brings people together

By Ramiro Bautista | category: love
Always leading me out of darkness

Always leading me out of darkness

By Angela Chieh | category: love
I found love in a sunset

I found love in a sunset

By Elizabeth McGowin | category: love
Met my soulmate at UAB Interview

Met my soulmate at UAB Interview

By Jeremie Lever | category: love
My home has skies like heaven

My home has skies like heaven

By Kristine Pike | category: love
Protecting her or rising with her

Protecting her or rising with her

By AbdelAziz I. AbdelLatef | category: love
Tale: The one with true love

Tale: The one with true love

By Jinkal Modi | category: love
Timeless moments in a fleeting world

Timeless moments in a fleeting world

By Joshua Lim | category: love
When Iceland broke my passport virginity

When Iceland broke my passport virginity

By Jakayla Robinson | category: love