The University of Alabama is proud of our graduate students’ accomplishments in research, in the classroom, and beyond. Click below to learn more about some of the wonderful things that our students do, and their potential to change the world.

Jeremy Hawkins – College of Arts & Sciences

Jun 2008

Jeremy Hawkins is a third year MFA student in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Alabama. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Kenyon College. After graduating, he was selected for the New York Teaching Fellows and studied at the Center for Urban Educators at Long Island University while teaching […]

Adam P. Beaugh – College of Commerce & Business Administration

May 2008

Adam Beaugh is a second-year MBA student at The University of Alabama. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in aviation management from Louisiana Tech University. Adam is the recipient of the Amsouth MBA Fellowship and the Robert Campbell MBA Scholarship. He is an active member in both the MBA Association and MBA Host Team, […]

Matt Laurent – Exercise Science

Apr 2008

Matt Laurent is a Ph.D. student in Exercise Science in the College of Education. He was born and reared in Canadian, Texas, a small, rural community. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports and Exercise Sciences in 2003 and a Master’s of Science degree in Exercise Science in 2005 from West Texas A&M […]

Dana Steil – College of Engineering

Mar 2008

Dana Steil is a first year Computer Science PhD student from Searcy AR. He is on leave from Harding University where he serves as an assistant professor of Computer Science. Dana is a 2007 UA Graduate Council Fellowship recipient. He came to the University of Alabama to work with CRDL (Care Research and Development Laboratory) […]

Daniel McGarvey – Biological Sciences, Freshwater Sciences Program

Feb 2008

Daniel, a doctoral student in UA’s biological sciences department, is one of only 40 of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Science to Achieve Results (STAR) graduate fellows selected nationwide to give an oral presentation at the annual EPA STAR conference in Washington, D.C. Daniel earned his bachelor’s degree from Wittenberg University and his master’s from Penn […]

Jenniefer Burleson MacKay – Communication & Information Sciences

Jan 2008

Doctoral candidate Jenn Burleson Mackay fell in love with journalism when she was in second grade. The Western North Carolina native spent several years working in television news and daily newspapers before she found herself sitting in an Alabama classroom crunching numbers and debating journalistic ethics. She hopes that her Ph.D in Mass Communication will […]