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Discoveries: Feeding babies, not as easy as 1, 2, 3!

IMG 8103Jessica Bahorski, a graduate student in nursing, studies feeding practices in infants to explore potential mechanisms of modification to prevent childhood obesity.

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Congratulations to the Spring 2018 Graduates

DSC 3588Congratulations to the Spring 2018 Graduates. Pictures are available online.
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Discoveries: Stimulate your brain

IMG 8129Lauren Bolden, a graduate student in medical/clinic psychology, researches how transcranial magnetic stimulation could improve the quality of life for patients with epilepsy.
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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