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UA to Hold Winter Commencement Exercises    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will hold its winter commencement exercises Dec. 12 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: December 7, 2015    /    Posted in:   Events, Students, UA News   

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The University of Alabama will make good use of its new engineering buildings this spring semester with a series of conferences hosted on campus that should bring about 1,600 students,…


Author: Judah Martin    /    Published: November 12, 2015    /    Posted in:   Events, Faculty and Staff, Students   

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UA Women Engineers to Host Event for Middle School Girls    /  UA News

The University of Alabama section of the Society of Women Engineers, or SWE, will host about 200 middle-school girls at the 2015 “Wow! That’s Engineering” event Oct. 17.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 8, 2015    /    Posted in:   Events, Outreach, Students, UA News   

UA to Hold its Summer Commencement Exercises    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement exercises Aug. 1 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 27, 2015    /    Posted in:   Events, Students, UA News   

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UA Honors Faculty, Students and Residents at Excellence in Community Engagement Awards Luncheon    /  UA News

The UA Council on Community-Based Partnerships will honor leaders in community engagement at the ninth annual Excellence in Community Engagement awards luncheon Friday, April 17, at the Bryant Conference Center. The program begins at 10 a.m. with research poster presentations, and the awards program starts at 11:30. The council also will celebrate UA’s 2015 Carnegie recognition as an engaged institution and award the first Zachary Dodson Memorial Scholarship.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 16, 2015    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Events, Outreach, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Offers Engineering Day at Francis Marion High School    /  UA News

University of Alabama students will travel to Marion for Engineering Day from noon to 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 17, at Francis Marion High School. The event is designed to encourage high school students’ interest in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 8, 2015    /    Posted in:   Events, Outreach, Students, UA News   

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UA to Host Robotics Competition    /  UA News

Students from across Alabama, from third graders to seniors in high school, will be at The University of Alabama April 11 programming robots and hoping their instructions are good enough to win the Alabama Robotics Competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 6, 2015    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Events, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

The hovering Tide: UA, Auburn meet Saturday in the ‘Iron Bowl’ of hovercraft    /  The Tuscaloosa News

Even though the calendar says it’s March, it’s Iron Bowl time again in Tuscaloosa. This matchup is of the hovercraft variety, an aircraft that can travel across smooth surfaces of…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: March 30, 2015    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Events, In The News, Students   

UA Hovercraft Team Preparing for Race Against Rival, Others    /  UA News

A team of University of Alabama engineering students are set to race in the Third Annual University Hoverbowl Challenge near Tuscaloosa March 28.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 24, 2015    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Events, Students, UA News   

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UA Engineering Students Host Rocket Contest at Nearby Middle School    /  UA News

A water-rocket contest among middle-school students March 24 is the culmination of an outreach effort by students from The University of Alabama.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 23, 2015    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Events, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Students, UA News   

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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.