Earlier this year, UAB was recognized as one of just 13 institutions ranked as national leaders in racial and gender diversity in leadership. We asked 12 women senior leaders to answer one question: What advice would you give a young woman who aspires to a career like the one you've achieved? Read their answers.

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Researchers explore how to help budding scientists fall in love with a field that is incredibly important but can be “very overwhelming” to start.
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Graduate students and postdocs in the Advanced Mental Health Promotion course will raise awareness and share encouragement — including custom stickers — in a series of events this week.
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New graduate certificates in academic advising and diversity, equity, inclusion and advocacy are the latest in a series of practitioner-oriented programs at UAB. Find out why students and faculty are excited, and how the AL ASSET initiative offers opportunities statewide.
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Shadi S. Martin, Ph.D., brings extensive experience in international and graduate education and a strong record of interdisciplinary scholarship to this new combined role.

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More than 1,000 students and postdocs participated, revealing high levels of stress and rates of depression across campus. These results have already sparked several new programs and initiatives; anyone can contribute ideas and perspectives following a second seminar Nov. 16.
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Four candidates for the new role of vice provost for graduate and international education will make Zoom presentations to campus starting Oct. 5.

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Yuliang Zheng, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Computer Science, explains the key words, career paths, titles and salaries of jobs in data science fields.
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retro art streamIn May 1971, Bracie Watson, a senior majoring in biology, became the first Black student elected president of the UAB Undergraduate Student Government Association. And UAB USGA presidents continue to be changemakers — hear 2020-21 President Tyler Huang tell his story in a UAB United video and UAB News.

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Ten graduate faculty were honored with the UAB Graduate Dean’s Excellence in Mentorship Award for exceptional work with graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

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The new role aligns leadership of the Graduate School with the Office of Global Engagement at an intersection of two pillars of UAB’s strategic plan, Forging the Future.

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Students can combine two participating UAB certificate programs with a capstone project to create a master’s that meets their unique needs.

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This year, the university recognizes 50 years of service by Jeanne Hutchison, Ph.D., and Ferdinand Urthaler, M.D., and 45 years of service by Robert Kim M.D., and Joseph Lovetto. In addition, 294 employees with 20 or more years and 904 with five, 10 and 15 years will honored for their longevity.

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Responding to a challenge like none other, investigators made crucial discoveries, developed new treatments and went above and beyond to serve the campus community and beyond.

Perhaps no industry was altered quite as much as education during the COVID-19 pandemic. All across campus, Blazers worked together to bring the best of UAB into remote learning and ensure students could still receive an exceptional education experience even in rapidly changing circumstances.

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Each year, UAB’s official photographers capture tens of thousands of images as they document the incredible variety of events and personalities that make up our community. Here are some of our favorite photos of some of the most dramatic months in UAB history.

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What was it like to complete a degree while working full-time during a pandemic? Three employees share their stories ahead of this weekend’s commencement ceremonies.

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COVID-19 has changed the centuries-old process of defending dissertations and theses. Graduate School Dean Lori McMahon, Ph.D., and Associate Dean David Schneider, Ph.D., explain which changes are temporary and which could become permanent.

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UAB leaders shared plans and updates on re-entry, testing, how classes and labs will work, and more in a virtual town hall July 15.

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Neuroengineering doctorate, master’s degrees in higher ed administration and interdisciplinary studies move forward.

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Students and faculty can get advice on professional development and career-planning during Mentoring Week.

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Hear UAB graduate students and postdocs discuss the results of their research during monthly presentations at The Lumbar.

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UAB neurobiologist Farah Lubin, Ph.D., went against type to go to college, change the paradigm on how memories are made and make science more welcoming for under-represented students.

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Biology postdoc Jessica Hoffman earns a career-launching NIH K99/R00 award with her intriguing research into size and lifespan in dogs and other species.

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Peek into graduate research laboratories through a Facebook live presentation of Discoveries Behind the Scenes every other Wednesday this fall.

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