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History of UA Women in Engineering

Engineering at The University of Alabama began in 1837, but it was not until the 1920s that women started to enroll in the College of Engineering. In 1939, Rose Rabinowitz,…


Author: Gillian Castro and Alana Norris    /    Published: November 2, 2018    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Outreach, Students,    /    Features:     

Co-ops give engineering students ‘real-world application’    /  Crimson White

For students like Alexandra Andreen, a senior majoring in chemical engineering, the Cooperative Education Program, or co-op, provided her with distinct professional experience not offered by any other program. “I…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: October 17, 2018    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Students    /    Features:     

Alabama student offers children in need 3D-printed prosthetics    /  It Just Means More

Valerie Levine is changing lives three-dimensionally. The summer before her junior year, this University of Alabama student started tinkering with a 3D printer with no goal in mind. But less…


Source: It Just Means More    /    Published: August 1, 2018    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach, Research, Students    /    Features:     

2019 Miss Walker County / 2019 Miss Walker County Outstanding Teen    /  Daily Mountain Eagle (Jasper)

Maggie Jones, a senior at the University of Alabama majoring in chemical engineering, was crowned the 2019 Miss Walker County Saturday night at Rowland Auditorium on the Jasper campus of…


Source: Daily Mountain Eagle (Jasper)    /    Published: July 1, 2018    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, In The News, Students   

Madison County native completes Capitol Hill internship for Sen. Shelby    /  Madison County Journal

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) announced that Mason Joyner, daughter of Walley and Kelly Joyner of Madison, Mississippi, Darry Elizabeth Freeman of Montgomery, and Bebe Wheeles of Birmingham, completed internships this summer in his…


Source: Madison County Journal    /    Published: June 3, 2018    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, In The News, Students   

Researcher Wins NSF Award to Study Dormancy in Metastatic Cancer    /  UA News

With funding from a National Science Foundation CAREER Award, a pioneering bioengineering project at The University of Alabama will engineer environments that mimic conditions in the brain to gain insight into this process in metastatic breast cancer.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 23, 2018    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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New breast cancer research launches at UA    /  Fox 6 (Birmingham)

The University of Alabama is launching new breast cancer research focusing on metastasized cells that are active or asleep in the brain. They’ve managed to create a mock brain, testing…


Source: Fox 6 (Birmingham)    /    Published: May 16, 2018    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

UA Chem-E Car Team places in regional competition

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama’s Chem-E Car Team received the most creative design award and placed third in the poster competition at a recent conference, marking the best…


Author: Gillian Castro and Alana Norris    /    Published: May 2, 2018    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

UA Recognizes Undergrad Randall Research Award Winners    /  UA News

The Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Program recognizes and celebrates the best research activity conducted by undergraduate students at The University of Alabama.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 25, 2018    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   , , , ,   

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.