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UA Study: Holiday Driving Dangerous, More So Just Before Christmas

The days just before Christmas, as people rush to buy presents and travel to holiday destinations, can be more dangerous on roadways than the days surrounding Thanksgiving and New Year’s, according to a recent study of traffic data by The University of Alabama Center for Advanced Public Safety.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 19, 2013    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA to Host Workshop on Severe Weather Warning Process

The Center for Advanced Public Safety, or CAPS, at The University of Alabama will host a weather research workshop July 10 to present and evaluate research and applications aimed at enhancing the severe weather warning process.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 8, 2013    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Outreach, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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Program Developer Named UA Student Employee of the Year

Luke Colburn, lead student developer at the Center for Advanced Public Safety, has won the 2013 University of Alabama Student Employee of the Year Award.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 10, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Center for Advanced Public Safety, Computer Science, Students, UA News   

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.