Business, Engineering Majors Win $50,000 in Business Plan Competition

Three undergraduate students at The University of Alabama are ready to take the next step in changing how life-saving medicines are stored and transported after winning the $50,000 grand prize at the Edward K. Aldag, Jr. Business Plan Competition recently at UA. Read more

Chemistry, Chemical and Biological Engineering Professor Selected as UA’s SEC Achievement Award Winner

Officials of the Southeastern Conference announced Wednesday that Dr. Arunava Gupta, Distinguished University Research Professor, is the 2017 SEC Faculty Achievement Award winner for The University of Alabama. Read more

In The News: University of Alabama researchers trying to learn how police officers react to ‘shoot, don’t shoot’ situations

Trying to to learn how police officers react to “shoot, don’t shoot” situations, researchers at the University of Alabama are measuring brain waves during virtual reality police training. According to a report on the school’s website, for the past year, researchers Rick Houser, Dan Fonseca and Ryan Cook have used… Read more

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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