uab honors week 2017The Office of the Provost hosted its 2017 UAB Honors Convocation Thursday, March 30 at the Alys Stephens Center. Nearly 200 students received national or school level awards, including 97 graduate students. The Graduate School would like to congratulate all the 2017 award recipients! Master's and doctoral student honorees are listed below.

National Awards:

  • Anna Ablamowicz | William C. Ezell Fellowship
  • Elizabeth Bevan | National Science Foundation East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute
  • Hriday Bhambhvani | Fulbright Scholarship, alternate
  • John Donnelly | NIH Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Leanne Holt | NIH Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Morgan Locy | NIH Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Cameron Postnikoff | William C. Ezell Fellowship
  • Katherine Savell | NIH Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Lindsey Smith | NIH Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Ryan Vaden | NIH Predoctoral Fellowship
  • William Webb | NIH Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Allie Widman | NIH Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Yue Zhang | AHA Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Kemi Ogunsina | AAUW International Fellowship
  • Asia Sullivan | Point Foundation Finalist


Dean's Awards:

  • Jennifer Bail | Samuel B. Barker Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies
  • Jennifer Cushing Bares 
  • Joy Barros
  • Kelly Cleary
  • Ahmed Ali El-Hattab
  • Joseph Griffis
  • Frank Litchfield | Kramer Award
  • Xiaoyu Liu
  • Brandon Pendegraft
  • Elizabeth Scribner
  • Pauline Swiger
  • Latei Iyegha | Samuel B. Barker Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies | Dr. Jerry D. Young Memorial Dean's Award
  • Dunrey LaRose


Outstanding Student Awards:

  • Grant Alexander
  • Arsh Arora
  • Jennifer Bail
  • Katie Bales
  • Jennifer Cushing Bares | Hugh J. Dempsey Memorial Award
  • Joy Barros
  • Curry Bordelon III
  • Lillian Brady
  • Lisandro Colantonio
  • Ali Alhaj Darwish
  • Evida Dennis
  • Yemisi Elebute
  • Ahmed Ali El-Hattab
  • Veronica Ferris-Metzger
  • Darrell Fielder
  • Ketan Goyal
  • Joseph Griffis
  • Cheritta Hayes
  • Xiaoyu Liu
  • Ajaya Neupane
  • Elizabeth Scribner
  • Kimberly Sharkins
  • Clarissa Weaver
  • Andrew Wood
  • Kelli Borland
  • Lara Bradbury
  • Brandie Burgess
  • Gonul Cannon
  • Candice Carter
  • Katie Danielson
  • Julie Dutton
  • Stephanie Eddy
  • Rachel Edenfield
  • Elise Erb
  • George Evans | John S. Coley Graduate Award
  • Jamie Gober
  • Kyle Graham
  • Claire Griffith
  • Alina Harper
  • Jonathan Hendricks
  • Stanley Howard
  • Jamie Hudgins
  • Katherine Hymel
  • Tonya Judson
  • Erin Killen
  • Brandy Lackey
  • Garrison Linn
  • Roxanne Lockhart
  • Whitney Marsh
  • Olivia McCammon
  • DeAsia McNeal
  • Lance Murdock
  • Celeste Paxton
  • Lauren Roberts
  • Robert Joe Robinson III
  • Shanequa Roscoe
  • Shelley Sears
  • Amanda Smith
  • Blake Smith
  • Rebecca Strider
  • Asia Sullivan
  • Brian Thacker
  • Sandeep Vejandla
  • Kiera Walker
  • Amber Watts
  • Kacie Willings
  • Dillon Wood
  • Zoe Zaslawsky
  • Stella (Xiang) Zeng