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Roman Johnson, a Ph.D. student studying medical sociology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, has been awarded a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship to study Arabic this summer in Morocco.


Tell us your story in six words: that’s what UAB undergraduate, graduate, professional (Medicine, Dentistry and Optometry) and nondegree students and postdoctoral fellows were challenged to do for UAB Graduate School’s inaugural 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. The possibilities were endless!

Honors Week 2017.

The 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.

Kathryn Henly holding winning certificate.

Kathryn Henley, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in the UAB 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.