Students

Students in the College of Engineering are encouraged to go beyond the classroom to enhance their education. A creative approach to tomorrow’s challenges is taught inside and outside the classroom, and students receive recognition for their innovation.

In The News: Student teaches, leads community

Classmates say that when senior David Phelps enters a room, he brings an energy unlike any other. Phelps has played in the African Drum Corp, visited Ghana, attended Well College Ministry and joined Honors College Assembly. When he arrived at The University of Alabama, he joined The SOURCE, where he… Read more

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A 3D Printing Lab Open to Creativity

When the forefathers of what we call the Internet were connecting their computer centers together in the 1960s, it is doubtful any could have predicted the radical changes the network would one day bring. Like any new technology, it is the unexpected applications that often are the most exciting. Society… Read more

Through the Doors and Staying the Course

In many ways Larry Summerville is the realization of a dream that began more than 50 years ago. An African-American who studies engineering at The University of Alabama, he walks through doors open to all students. Summerville, a senior in metallurgical and materials engineering who recently won first place for… Read more

UA News: UA Students Learn First-Hand in Cooperative Education

More than 170 University of Alabama students during the summer of 2013 received a hands-on educational experience at more than 30 companies and organizations through UA’s Cooperative Education Program. Read more

UA News: UA Start-Up Companies Prep for July 12 Launchpad Presentations

Cell phones that charge wirelessly, orthopedic implants that safely degrade inside the body, and a social network designed to connect those in the construction industry: these are the central concepts behind three University of Alabama start-up companies competing July 12 in a statewide business competition. Read more