This year, The University of Alabama has marked the 50th anniversary of the doors opening to African-Americans, along with students from all backgrounds. The UA College of Engineering also celebrates those who supported African-American students who have come to the College. This issue examines future efforts to continue the momentum.
Also featured is the College’s 3D Printing Lab that encourages creativity among students and faculty, and Dr. Kevin Chou talks about 3D printing in space. There’s an article on the new foundry, which promotes collaboration between engineering and art students. There is also a feature on an international student who has become and ambassador for cultural understanding.