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UA Launches $1.5 Billion Capital Campaign    /  UA News

The University of Alabama launched the largest fundraising campaign in state history to raise a minimum of $1.5 billion in private donations to support all areas of campus — from…


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: September 11, 2021    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering, Giving, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, UA News   

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UA Engineering Faculty Receives Fulbright Award    /  UA News

Dr. Leigh Terry received a Fulbright Specialist Award to exchange knowledge and establish partnerships through educational and training activities within environmental science.


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: August 19, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, UA News    /    Features:     

W. Edward Back Named Interim Dean of the College of Engineering    /  UA News

Dr. W. Edward Back has been appointed as the interim dean of The University of Alabama’s College of Engineering effective Aug. 16.


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: August 13, 2021    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Professor Named Fulbright Scholar Alumni Ambassador    /  UA News

Dr. Steven Jones with UA’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering was recently named a Fulbright Scholar Alumni Ambassador.


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: May 20, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, UA News    /    Features:     

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Two UA Students Win Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship    /  UA News

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has selected two University of Alabama students as Goldwater Scholars for 2021-2022. The selections bring the number of UA students who…


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: April 1, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

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Two UA Faculty Members Named Fulbright Scholars    /  UA News

Two University of Alabama faculty members will receive Fulbright Scholar Grants for the upcoming year.


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: May 19, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

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Three UA Students Earn Hollings Scholarships    /  UA News

Three UA students will receive the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship for 2020-2022.


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: May 11, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Research, Students, UA News   

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UA Student Receives Goldwater Scholarship    /  UA News

Hannah Slater, a Randall Research Scholar studying chemical engineering and chemistry from New Lenox, Illinois, is the 57th UA student to receive a Goldwater scholarship.


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: April 7, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Students, UA News   

UA Alumna Jody Singer Named Director of Marshall Space Flight Center    /  UA News

University of Alabama alumna Jody Singer has been named director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, becoming the first woman to assume the role in the center’s history.


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: September 13, 2018    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, UA News   

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Bryant Welbourne

Communication Specialist Senior, University of Alabama Strategic Communications.


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In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s College of Engineering has more than 5,800 students and more than 150 faculty. In recent years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz, Boren, Mitchell and Truman scholars.