UA Announces 2017 Premier Awards

The University of Alabama Division of Student Life has announced the recipients of the 2017 Premier Awards – the top individual honors for scholarship, leadership and service. The 2017 UA Premier Award recipients will be recognized at a dinner Thursday, March 23, as well as during Honors Week. Read more

Civil engineering student chosen to attend conference on traffic safety

Neal Paschal, a civil engineering student from Columbia, South Carolina, has been named a 2017 Traffic Safety Scholar. With the recognition, Paschal has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship to attend the 35th annual National Lifesavers Conference on Highway Safety Priorities in Charlotte, North Carolina, from March 25-28. He is one… Read more

Chemical engineering student receives scholarship to attend conference

Claire Belson, a chemical engineering student from Cary, North Carolina, was selected to receive the Guy Bourdeau Scholarship given by the Additive Manufacturing Users Group. As the scholarship recipient, she will attend the 2017 Additive Manufacturing Users Group Conference in Chicago from March 19-23. Belson is working on both her… Read more

In The News: UA Engineering students recreate 18th century sword

A group of engineering students at The University of Alabama are recreating history. Students make the replica of a hilt of an 18th center British rapier in the engineering foundry. The sword was supplied to both the British Navy and Infantry and likely traded or given to a member of… Read more

Sources: WVUA (Tuscaloosa)

In The News: UA Center for Advanced Public Safety to receive grant to evaluate seatbelt use

Governor Robert Bentley wants to make Alabama roads safer. He is doing that by awarding about $140,000 in grants to evaluate new traffic safety data. That work is to be done by The University of Alabama Center for Advanced Public Safety. It’s part of the annual Click It or Ticket… Read more

Sources: Fox 6 (Birmingham), ABC 33/40 (Birmingham), WPMI-NBC (Mobile)