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Graduate School The Graduate School administers doctoral programs in 38 areas and master's level programs in 47 areas.

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Academic Ethics and Conduct
Graduate students must follow ethical and professional standards.

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Graduate School News

15 UAB faculty honored for excellence in mentorship

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Exploring memory storage and retrieval through neuroscience and art

rememory group photo squareMika Guzman Karlsson, an MD/PhD candidate from the Sweatt lab, and Megan Rich, a PhD student from the Bolding lab, both from the Department of Neurobiology, described how memories are stored and retrieved at the Discoveries in the Making event at the Homewood Library on April 14, 2016. Read more ...

Nursing PhD students Bray, Mumbower and Pavicevic named 2016 Jonas Scholars

Leigh Ann Bray, Rachael Mumbower and Zoran Pavicevic will receive $10,000 each during the next two years from the Jonas Center, which is focused on expanding the pipeline of nursing faculty and advanced practice nurses. The UAB School of Nursing will match this funding.

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