Category: News

Doctoral Student Receives Awards for Presentation

  • March 10th, 2017
  • in News
Jamileh Mohammadi, a doctoral student in the Department of Physics and the Center for Materials for Information Technology (MINT), won the best student presentation award at the November 2016 61st Annual Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials in New Orleans. The Conference encompass all aspects of magnetism from fundamental physics and new materials to applied magnetics and device technologies. We are very proud of Ms. Mohammadi.

USAA Ranks UA as the #1 Destination for Veterans

  • March 10th, 2017
  • in News
From The University of Alabama is the top-ranked metro destination for veterans seeking higher education. The USAA report cites the highest graduation rate among the top 10 destinations and the highest percentage of Post-9/11 Yellow Ribbon recipients. In addition, The University of Alabama is named as one of the best colleges for veterans by U.S. News and World Report. Tuscaloosa is also affordable for students with rental prices well below the national average. Please follow this link for more details.

McNair Scholars Visit the UA Campus

  • March 10th, 2017
  • in News

The Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program is a federal TRIO program funded at 151 institutions across the United States and Puerto Rico.  Each year in November, The University of Alabama invites McNair Scholars to visit our campus for a day to learn more about graduate programs.  Scholars interact with current graduate students, tour the campus and the facilities, and meet with faculty members in their prospective departments.  This year, students traveled from Alabama, Mississippi, Missouri, Texas, and West Virginia to participate in the day’s activities.

Workshop: Submitting a Thesis or Dissertation

  • March 10th, 2017
  • in News
Hands-on run through of the process to submit your thesis or dissertation to the Graduate School using the ProQuest portal.
If you need help with your thesis or dissertation submission, each of these workshops will take you through the following:
  • Show you the ProQuest submission portal
  • Assist you with establishing your unique submission account
  • Take you through set up and data input
  • Demonstrate how to create a PDF from your digital thesis or dissertation
  • Review publication options and agreements
  • Consider embargo options
  • Review of copyright and registration
  • Ordering bound copies
  • The process once you have submitted
At the end of the workshop you will:
  • Have an understanding of the submission process using the ProQuest portal
  • Understand some of the terminology and options for copyright, publication, and embargo
  • Know how to convert your original digital thesis or dissertation to PDF

Workshop schedule for 2017:
  • Friday, March 3rd                          09:00am – 10:30am
  • Wednesday, June 14th                   09:00am – 10:30am
  • Wednesday, September 20th         09:00am – 10:30am
Location: G54 Rose Administration Building, limit 40 maximum reservations
Wifi computer access is available. Space is limited, so please contact Kathleen Nodine (348-5921) to make a reservation. Send her your CWID and home department.
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