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UAB Graduate School hosted its 2017 3 Minute Thesis preliminary competition September 26 in the Shelby Building. Student participants were divided into 7 sessions over the day, and winners were selected from a panel of judges from across campus. Below are the session winners. These winners will move forward to the semifinals which will take place Thursday October 5, 2017 in the Hill Student Center at 10 a.m.

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We think UAB postdocs rock, and we're showing it with a week full of fun and informative events September 18-22. The 2017 Postdoc Appreciation Week events are planned and sponsored by the UAB Postdoctoral Association and Office of Postdoctoral Education. Mark your calendars for these activities!

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To jump start the 2017-2018 school year, the Graduate Biomedical Sciences (GBS) Program held the annual Graduate Student Research Symposium at the Hill Center on Friday, August 4th. This event was hosted by (GBS) in collaboration with Graduate Biomedical Student Outreach (GBSO) and UAB Graduate School.

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Interested in Graduate education? Join the UAB Graduate School for the Fall 2017 Graduate Program Recruitment Fair. You will have the chance to network with faculty and staff from programs across the UAB campus.

Summer 2017 commencement ceremony.

The UAB Graduate School hosted its Summer 2017 Doctoral Hooding Saturday, August 12 at the Alys Stephens Center.

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UAB Graduate School invites you to have a bowl of delicious ice cream on us!

Join us in the Hill Student Center Ballrooms, on Friday, September 1st between 2 and 4 p.m. for an ice cream social. All graduate-level students are welcome.

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Have you heard the news? The University of Alabama at Birmingham will participate for the second time in the Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT®). If you're interested in participating or learning more about the competition, you are encouraged to attend an informational meeting on Wednesday, August 30 from 2 to 3 p.m. in Shelby Building Room 105.

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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.

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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.