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.

Andrew Flatt – Kinesiology

Oct 2016

Andrew Flatt is a doctoral candidate from the Department of Kinesiology. Prior to attending UA, Andrew completed his undergraduate degree at Wilfrid Laurier University (Ontario, Canada) and his Master’s degree at California University of Pennsylvania. His research interest pertains to monitoring fatigue and physiological adaptation in athletes via daily measures of cardiac-autonomic activity acquired with […]

Caitlin Wall – Consumer Sciences

Sep 2016

Caitlin Wall is a Master’s student in the Department of Consumer Sciences with a concentration in Family Financial Planning and Counseling. Caitlin completed her undergraduate degree in three years in Consumer Sciences with a concentration in Consumer Affairs. While an undergraduate student, Caitlin was admitted to the University Scholars program, allowing her to dual enroll […]

Fan Yang – School of Social Work

Aug 2016

Fan Yang is a doctoral student in the School of Social Work at The University of Alabama. Fan’s scholarly interests target the behavior problems of at-risk children and youth. Fan’s research facilitates social transformation in the at-risk children and youth community. Fan employs multiple theoretical and conceptual frameworks along with mixed methods to investigate various […]

Abby Grammer Horton – Capstone College of Nursing

Jul 2016

Abby Grammer Horton, a native of Tuscaloosa, is currently enrolled in the Nurse Educator Doctoral Program offered by the College of Education and the Capstone College of Nursing at The University of Alabama. Abby also serves as a full-time clinical instructor at the Capstone College of Nursing (CCN). She earned her Bachelor’s of Science in […]

Caroline Beard – Modern Languages and Classics

Jun 2016

Caroline Beard recently completed her MA in Spanish Literature in the Department of Modern Languages & Classics. A native of Franklin, Tenn., Caroline earned her B.A. in public relations and Spanish from The University of Alabama in 2011. After working as an advertising account executive for three years, she followed her passion for the Spanish […]

Katie Grayson, Abhinav Bhattacharya, Katie Lamberth, and Matt Collins – General Business

May 2016

The University of Alabama took first place in the 2016 SEC MBA Case Competition held at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville bringing home the travelling trophy Saturday. This was the fourth SEC MBA Case Competition and is the first win for The University of Alabama. UA’s Manderson MBA Case Team from the Culverhouse College […]

Caitlin Byrne – Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methodology, and Counseling

Apr 2016

Caitlin Byrne is a doctoral student and teaching assistant in the Educational Research program. Her research interests include social media, achievement, and student adjustment to college. Caitlin has presented her work at the Southeast Philosophy of Education Society Conference, the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, and UA’s ESPRMC Symposium. Caitlin has co-authored publications in Gifted […]

Rogie I. Rodriguez – Mechanical Engineering

Mar 2016

Dr. Rogie I. Rodriguez, studying under the guidance of Dr. J. B. Jordon, graduated from The University of Alabama in December 2015 with a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Rodriguez has a strong background in material characterization and analysis, including optical and scanning electron microscopy, metallography, differential scanning calorimetry, and mechanical testing. Dr. Rodriguez’s dissertation […]

Molly Lockart – Chemistry

Feb 2016

Molly Lockart is a second-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Chemistry. A native of Lathemtown, GA, she attended Berry College, where she received her Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry. Molly is continuing her life-long passion for pursuing answers through graduate level research. Molly studies cytochrome P450 enzymes using electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR). She has presented […]

Brandon Chicotsky – Communication and Information Sciences

Jan 2016

Brandon Chicotsky is a Ph.D. student in Communication and Information Sciences (C&IS) and has lectured in the following courses: Investigations and Insights (APR 280); Public Relations Writing (APR 332); Mass Communications (MC 101); and The Business of Celebrity in Social Media (Taught in the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute). Brandon earned his Bachelors from The University […]