Kathryn Henly holding winning certificate.

Kathryn Henley, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in the UAB Heersink School of Medicine, took home first place at the 3MT Regional Competition at the Conference for Southern Graduate Schools in Annapolis, Maryland, on March 5. Henley competed against students from 45 universities.

Mentoring Logo.

UAB Graduate School and the Office of Postdoctoral Education will celebrate two important occasions in one special week this spring. Join us at the events throughout the week of April 3-7, 2017 for UAB’s 3rd annual Mentoring Week as well as national Graduate Student Appreciation Week.

Congratulations CIRTL@UAB Scholarship Recipients!

Congratulations to the following recipients of CIRTL@UAB Teaching Practitioner Certificate scholarships. Funding was made possible by the Great Lakes Education Fund.

Mentorship logo.

The UAB Graduate Dean's Excellence in Mentorship Award recognizes full-time regular UAB faculty members who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments as mentors of graduate students and/or postdoctoral fellows. Twenty-eight will be honored with the 2017 mentorship award April 6 at 2 p.m. in the Edge of Chaos.

IRB Questions.

Completing a research proposal that satisfies all the necessary criteria for ethical and successful execution can be a challenge for new scholars. But it doesn't have to be a confusing or mysterious process. That's why members of the UAB Graduate School and the Institutional Review Board (IRB) staff are here to offer tips for effective and efficient preparation and submission.


CIRTL@UAB is offering tuition scholarships for CIRTL Practitioner Teaching Certificate. Scholarships cover in-state tuition for 1 Practitioner Course. The application deadline is 5 p.m. Monday, November 14, 2016.

 2016 Postdoc Awards Shirt.

The Office of Postdoctoral Education and Postdoctoral Assocation celebrated -- you guessed it -- UAB's postdocs with an apprecation lunch and awards ceremony on September 20, just one event in the full week of activities planned for Postdoc Appreciation Week. Here are the 2016 award winners and nominees.

Hill Student Center.

Enrollment at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, bolstered by record recruitment and retention gains, increased by 1,202 students year-over-year to a record-high 19,535 for the fall 2016 semester, including a 24.7 percent increase in the freshman class.

UAB Experiences Program flyer.

What are you doing after you finish your pre- or postdoctoral training?

If that question makes you sweat, the UAB EXPERIENCES program can help. All trainees need to be informed and educated about careers within and outside traditional academic research to be job-ready in today’s economy.

Discoveries in the Making Logo.

The UAB Graduate School launched its community educational outreach program Discoveries in the Making in February 2016. We've been impressed all year with the research our graduate students are doing as well as the creative and interesting ways they find to present their work to the public - and we want to add more students to the Discoveries program this fall!