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Congratulations to the Summer 2022 Graduates

The Summer 2022 UAB Doctoral Hooding Ceremony and Master's Student Commencement was held August 12 at the Bartow Arena. During the summer, more than 1,100 students earned graduate degrees, including 141 doctoral degrees. The Graduate School would like to congratulate all of the Summer 2022 graduates!

Ricardo Tapilatu tagging a female leatherback sea turtle

The environment and conservation recently lost a major warrior. University of Alabama at Birmingham alumnus Ricardo Tapilatu (Ph.D., 2014, Department of Biology) tragically passed in Indonesia during a scuba expedition with students while trying to preserve some of the most pristine coral reefs in the world.

2022 Say it in 6 winners

The UAB campus community was challenged to tell us a story with only 6 words and a visual aid during UAB Graduate School's sixth annual Say It In 6 competition. Participants submitted an image and six words depicting any story they wanted to tell — about their life, their experiences, things they love or have learned. And the submissions were amazing!

Graduate Student Appreciation Week Logo.

The UAB Graduate School and the Graduate Student Government are very excited to announce this year's schedule of activities for Graduate Student Appreciation Week, which is April 4-8.

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A mentor is not just an educator. A mentor is a person who inspires and motivates. A mentor is committed to excellence.

The Graduate School recognized five doctoral students and five master’s students as recipients of the 2022 UAB Samuel B. Barker Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies.

Charles Morris

Embarking on the graduate school journey can be a challenging experience, but it helps if you understand the major players involved in that experience. This series, "Link to Leadership," features Q&As with UAB's Graduate School leaders and staff and an opportunity for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to get to know your Graduate School leaders/staff on a deeper level.

Lauren Tubbs

Embarking on the graduate school journey can be a challenging experience, but it helps if you understand the major players involved in that experience. This series, "Link to Leadership," features Q&As with UAB's Graduate School leaders and staff and an opportunity for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to get to know your Graduate School leaders/staff on a deeper level.

Jesse Keppley

Embarking on the graduate school journey can be a challenging experience, but it helps if you understand the major players involved in that experience. This series, "Link to Leadership," features Q&As with UAB's Graduate School leaders and staff and an opportunity for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to get to know your Graduate School leaders/staff on a deeper level.

UAB Graduate School and the Office of Postdoctoral Education will celebrate Mentoring Week March 7-11. We invite all of our mentors/mentees to join us as we celebrate our mentors and recognize the value in and importance of mentorship.