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Master of Social Work Primarily Online Program is the 2013 regional recipient of the Program of Excellence(Credit)Award. This award recognizes the program’s outstanding instructional design and effectiveness in meeting an educational need. Awards will be presented during UPCEA South Regional Conference (October 16-18, 2013), Birmingham, AL. (Oct. 1, 2013)
Students Call for Climate Change Action - Parker McCrary, a third-year graduate student, is developing a green technology that can replace rocket fuel for his Ph.D. project. He was interviewed by USA Today College on climate change. McCrary, said campuses provide the right academic environment needed to develop cheaper alternatives to oil and coal. (June 25, 2013)
HEAASC Spotlight: How The University of Alabama Supports Student-Parents - Read the HEAASC (Higher Education Alliance of Advocates for Students with Children) Monthly Spotlight on how The University of Alabama meets the needs of the student-parents. The news article hightlights the Graduate Parent Support program (GPS), which assists graduate students who have children (June 23, 2013).
UA Graduate Students to Attend 63rd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting - At the 63rd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, 35 Nobel Laureates will congregate at Lake Constance in Germany to meet the next generation of leading scientists and researchers, including two University of Alabama graduate students: Steven Kelley, a native of Olive Branch, Miss., and Michele Stover, a native of Moselle, Miss. Both of them are enrolled in UA's doctoral program in Chemistry (June 18, 2013).
The first African-American female PhD in Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering - Kenya L. Goodson is the first African-American female PhD in the department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering. "My hope is to represent The University of Alabama and the Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering department by making a significant contribution to the community and society,” she said. (May 2013)
Background Check for Hiring Graduate Student Employees: As a matter of routine, UA obtains criminal background reports on many of its employees. Effective March 2012, this will be extended to all graduate student employees including hourly paid and short-term appointments. The formal policy is published online. No hire can now be made without a successful criminal background check. Training sessions have been scheduled during March, and staff involved in the graduate student hiring process are required to attend. Additionally, any faculty or staff not directly involved in hiring may also attend these sessions. For more information please contact John Chambers - Feb 28, 2012.
- In 2011-12, the Graduate School has once again partnered with Crimson Tide Sports Marketing to highlight the ties between high-quality athletics at UA and high-quality graduate education. Each year, approximately 20 UA intercollegiate athletes have not only graduated with their undergraduate degrees but are actively pursuing their Master’s degree. The 2009 National Championship footbalI team alone had 11 graduate student members.
The 2011-12 videos, produced by Rick Dowling in the Faculty Resource Center, run 30-seconds each, feature wide receiver Brandon Gibson, gymnast Morgan Dennis, and women’s softball star Kelsi Dunne, and will be broadcast before all intercollegiate athletic events at Bryant-Denny Stadium, Coleman Coliseum, and Rhoads Stadium, as well as all 38 Crimson Tide This Week television broadcasts in 2011-12, a commercial during this year’s pay-for-view football telecast, and on the rolltide.com website. You can get a sneak peek at these videos here: Brandon Gibson and Morgan Dennis and Kelsi Dunne. - August 26, 2011.
UA Graduate School up and running and here to help - May 2, 2011
Scholarship Payments to Needy Students - May 2, 2011
Six Tougaloo College Alumnae: Soaring High and Making Strides at the University of Alabama - April 21, 2011
Day of Silence Events Call Attention to Anti-LGBTQ Harassment - April 15, 2011
Student Affairs GA Positions Available - Feb 2011
UA Doctoral Programs Rank High Nationally - October 2010
Kick off Event was held for the new academic year 2010-11 by hosting a swim party: organized by Graduate Parent Support - August 20, 2010.
UA Receives Federal Grants to Enhance Quality and Diversity of Graduate Students - June 25, 2010
Graduate Parent Support (GPS) is new website for graduate students with children.
Writing boot camp for graduate students - Mar 26, 2010
- Deadline for Australian Sholarship application is September 30, 2010.
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