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2017 Awards for Excellence in Public Safety GIS Recipients Recognized at the National Geospatial Preparedness Summit    /  Fox 6 (Birmingham)

The National Alliance for Public Safety GIS (NAPSG) Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce Major General William N. Reddel of the New Hampshire National Guard, Richard Butgereit of…

Source: Fox 6 (Birmingham)    /    Published: August 24, 2017    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Events, In The News, Outreach   

College of Engineering hosts national geospatial summit

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama College of Engineering is set to host public-sector participants from federal, local, state and tribal governments for a three-day geospatial summit. The 2017…

Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: August 1, 2017    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Events    /    Features:     

UA to Hold Commencement Exercise Aug. 5    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement exercise Aug. 5 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

Author: David Miller    /    Published: July 31, 2017    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Events, Faculty and Staff, Students, UA News   

UA College of Engineering student group hosts collegiate conference for black engineers

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Minority engineering students from across the southeast will convene in Tuscaloosa this weekend for a collegiate conference aimed to help them learn and grow. The University of…

Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: July 27, 2017    /    Posted in:   Events, Mechanical Engineering, Students   

High school kids ‘sink or swim’ during engineering camp    /  The Tuscaloosa News

As temperatures rose into the 90s Thursday, high school students gathered at the University of Alabama’s Recreation Center for some time in the pool. However, these students were at the…

Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: July 24, 2017    /    Posted in:   Events, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:   ,   

Engineering program for high school upperclassmen to take place on campus throughout July

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — High school students looking to pick up engineering and computer science skills this summer have the opportunity to experience and learn more about the disciplines during July…

Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: July 10, 2017    /    Posted in:   Events, Outreach    /    Features:     

Hundreds attend Chamber breakfast    /  Daily Mountain Eagle

The annual breakfast meeting of the Chamber of Commerce of Walker County was highlighted Wednesday with a speech by Charles L. Karr, dean of engineering at the University of Alabama….

Source: Daily Mountain Eagle    /    Published: June 29, 2017    /    Posted in:   Events, Faculty and Staff, In The News    /    Features:     

UA College of Engineering to host SECME Summer Institute    /  UA News

For the third summer in four years, The University of Alabama will host educators, students and industry leaders on campus to help promote diversity inclusion in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, education.

Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: June 16, 2017    /    Posted in:   Events, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Spin-off Technology Selected for National Start-Up Contest    /  UA News

Technology developed at The University of Alabama aimed at producing inexpensive, flexible thin-film solar cells for military applications has been selected for a national business start-up contest sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: June 5, 2017    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

University Students Innovate At Nasa’s Robotic Mining Competition    /  Spaceflight Insider

Students from dozens of universities across the United States gathered at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex for NASA’s 2017 Robotic Mining Competition (NRMC). Students showcased and competed with their…

Source: Spaceflight Insider    /    Published: May 26, 2017    /    Posted in:   Events, In The News, Research, Students   


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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.