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UA Adds Architectural, Environmental Engineering Degrees

The University of Alabama College of Engineering will offer two new degrees in architectural engineering and environmental engineering, beginning this fall, to meet the growing opportunities for engineers with those specialties.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 7, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

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University of Alabama to offer architectural, environmental engineering degrees this fall    /  AL.com

The University of Alabama Board of Trustees approved architectural and environmental engineering majors Friday, slating the programs to begin in August 2014. Sources: Al.com, WBRC Fox 6, WVUA, WIAT CBS 42


Source: AL.com    /    Published: February 7, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Outreach, Students    /    Features:     

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Students bike across nation, construct homes    /  Crimson White

Ashton Greer will leave Virginia Beach, Va., in early June and travel across the country. She will see the rugged Virginia Blue Ridge Mountains and flat expansive Heartland. She will…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: February 3, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Students   

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University remembers Nagy El-Kaddah    /  Crimson White

Longtime University of Alabama professor Nagy El-Kaddah passed away Jan. 20, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Attiat, and his two children, Ahmed and Dahlia. “Dr….


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: January 27, 2014    /    Posted in:   Engineering, In The News, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering   

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Two startups with University of Alabama ties advance in Alabama Launchpad competition    /  The Tuscaloosa News

Two companies with University of Alabama affiliations are among seven startups selected to advance to the next phase of the latest round of the Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition. The Economic…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: January 24, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research   

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Artificial Affections    /  Crimson White

Spike Jonze’s most recent work, “Her,” starring Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson, is a “boy-meets-operating-system” romance story, with equal parts sci-fi and drama. The film takes place in the not-so-distant…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: January 21, 2014    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News    /    Features:     

Three Teams with UA Ties Set for Business Start-up Competition    /  UA News

Three companies affiliated with The University of Alabama are set to compete in a state-wide Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: January 21, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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Alabama Launchpad features three firms with ties to the University of Alabama    /  The Tuscaloosa News

Three companies with University of Alabama ties are among the 12 teams selected to compete in the latest round of the Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition, a contest designed to help…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: December 20, 2013    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Outreach, Research    /    Features:     

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University of Alabama winter graduation exercises today    /  The Tuscaloosa News

When Charles Williams Jr., the engineering manager for the city of Jackson, Miss., finished his undergraduate degree in civil engineering at the University of Mississippi in 1996, he didn’t plan…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: December 14, 2013    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Students   

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Two UA Engineering Students Awarded National Scholarships    /  UA News

Two students studying metallurgical and materials engineering at The University of Alabama were recently awarded prominent scholarships within the metalcasting industry.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: December 13, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, 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.