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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.

Two Degrees of Separation: College offering new programs in environmental, architectural engineering

As opportunities in industry continue to grow for engineering graduates, The University of Alabama is making sure to keep the pace. In the 2014–15 academic year, the University began offering degrees in architectural engineering and environmental engineering. The College of Engineering previously offered minors in both areas along with degree… Read more

In The News: Student studies in Innsbruck, gets to travel Europe

This summer I was fortunate enough to participate in the UA in Austria program led by Glenn Tootle through the College of Engineering. I participated in the summer interim course, Water Resources and Climate: European Alps, to gain a unique technical elective credit for my major. Although I returned from… Read more

Sources: The Crimson White

In The News: STEM Path Students Finding Solutions to Poverty in India

A group of 14 students from the Culverhouse College of Commerce and College of Engineering’s STEM Path to the MBA program will travel to India on July 13 for a three-week excursion, but this is not a typical study abroad trip. These students in the innovative STEM MBA program are… Read more

Sources: Culverhouse News

Co-op Selects Ambassadors

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama recently selected 12 students as ambassadors for the 2015-2016 Cooperative Education Program and Professional Practice Program. Co-op is an academic program in which students can earn money and gain career skills by alternating semesters of full-time studies with semesters of full-time work. Students… Read more

Find Your Passion: Broadcasting Engineering

It was just before 3 p.m. on a Friday, and as the song on the radio began fading, Matthew Culver motions to his partner. He was ready to start the show. “Good afternoon, Tuscaloosa, you’re listening to Houndstooth and Hardhats,” says Kara Parks, Culver’s co-host. Over the next two hours… Read more

In The News: Concrete Thinking: The University of Alabama Concrete Laboratory

In 1837, The University of Alabmaa (UA) become one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s fully accredited College of Engineering has approximately 5,000 students and more than 200 faculty and staff. In the last seven years, the University has aggressively improved its… Read more

Sources: Concrete Works

In The News: STEM Path to the MBA: The Back Story

As Bob Curtchfield, general partner of Harbet Venture Partners, settled into his Birmingham-bound flight from Chicago, he introduced himself to the young man seated beside him. The two soon found common ground. The 17-year-old young man from San Clemente, California, Jake Warner was on his way to The University of… Read more

Sources: The Executive Magazine

In The News: EcoCAR 3 Opens Doors: Competition Challenges STEM Path to MBA Students

UA senior Kaylie Crosby scribles some last minute notes as her Thursday afternoon meeting begins. Joining her around the table are engineering leaders, communication leaders and faculty advisors. Their weekly EcoCAR 3 meeting has begun and, as usual, there is much to discuss. Crosby, a student majoring in mechanical engineering… Read more

Sources: The Executive Magazine

In The News: University of Alabama students recognized in EcoCAR3 competition as ‘Team to Watch’

University of Alabama students competing in a four-year national competition to design an energy-efficient high-performance vehicle were recognized as the “Team to Watch” after completing the first year of the competition. The awards came as the top teams and presenters were recognized during the first-year EcoCAR 3 competition earlier this… Read more

Sources: The Tuscaloosa News, WBRC Fox 6 (article), WBRC Fox 6 (video), The Crimson White