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Programs Flourish With Transition to Virtual Thanks to Faculty, Staff

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As a global pandemic forced changes, faculty and staff expertly pivoted programs to ensure they would continue helping students succeed, with many programs flourishing in the new environment.

November 18, 2020

Graduate Application Fees Waived During Free App Week

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The University of Alabama Graduate School is waiving application fees for prospective graduate students Nov. 8 to 15.

November 2, 2020

UA Holds Spring and Summer Commencement

UA held joint spring and summer commencement exercises last weekend at Coleman Coliseum, where more than 2,500 graduates received degrees throughout nine socially distanced ceremonies.

August 6, 2020

UA Develops New Graduate Admissions System

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The UA Graduate School developed a new system for managing admissions to graduate programs for all prospective students applying for Fall 2021 or later.

July 22, 2020

Online Student Ready to Get Back in Classroom … as the Teacher

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Becca Paholski always knew she wanted to work with kids. As a distance learner, she got to experience her dream job early, while still a full-time student.

May 1, 2020

Graduating Seniors Can Qualify for ‘Quick Admit’ to Grad Programs

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To better equip undergraduate students for the evolving job market, UA's Graduate School launched the Graduate Quick Admit Program, offering priority admission to graduating UA seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA.

April 29, 2020

UA Graduate School Temporarily Waives Test Score Requirements

To better accommodate applicants to UA’s Graduate School, UA will temporarily waive admission and language tests score requirements for the summer and fall 2020 semesters as well the spring 2021 semester.

March 30, 2020

Faculty Senate Seeks to Create New Affinity Groups

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The University of Alabama Faculty Senate’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee is seeking to create new affinity groups to help UA faculty, staff and graduate students feel more welcome, comfortable and understood.

March 6, 2020

Experience All Four Seasons at Family Night at the Museum

The weather outside won’t matter when the campus and local communities get a taste of all four seasons at the 10th annual Family Night at the Museum Feb. 8.

January 31, 2020

UA to Hold Fall Commencement Exercises Dec. 14

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The University of Alabama will hold its fall commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 14, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

December 9, 2019

Have Leftover Scholarship Semesters? Roll Them Over.

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Beginning January 2020, undergraduate merit scholarship recipients transitioning to full-time status in The University of Alabama Graduate School or School of Law can apply unused semesters of their merit scholarship toward their advanced degrees.

December 6, 2019

Three-Minute Thesis Finals Set for Nov. 11

Fifteen graduate students at The University of Alabama will compete for a chance to win scholarships and monetary awards in the finals of this year’s Three Minute Thesis.

November 4, 2019

UA Waives Application Fee between Nov. 4-10

The University of Alabama is waiving its application fee Nov. 4-10 as part of its commitment to finding new and effective ways to support students.

October 29, 2019

Tears Turn to Success for Graduate Student

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Jennie Thies starts her fourth year with more confidence after winning a highly competitive national grant, the NIH Diversity Research Supplement, a two-year pre-doctoral fellowship that covers tuition and health care and provides a...

August 9, 2019

UA to Hold Summer Commencement Exercise Aug. 3

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The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement exercise Saturday, Aug. 3, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

July 26, 2019