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UA to Hold Winter Commencement Ceremonies    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will hold its winter commencement ceremonies Dec. 13 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: December 8, 2014    /    Posted in:   Events, Students, UA News   

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UA receives $30,000 from General Motors    /  WBRC Fox 6

A team of University of Alabama students received $30,000 from General Motors to build a car of the future. Here are members of EcoCar Team 3 holding the check during…


Source: WBRC Fox 6    /    Published: November 10, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students   

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Former NTSB Medical Officer to Speak in UA Lecture Series    /  UA News

Dr. Mitch Garber, a physician and engineer with more than 20 years of military and civilian experience in transportation accident investigation, will speak about the intersection of engineering and medicine as part of the Richard C. Bradt Lecture Series in The University of Alabama College of Engineering.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 31, 2014    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Events, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, UA News   

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UA Hosts Second Year of Three-Minute Thesis Competition    /  UA News

Graduate students at The University of Alabama get a chance to show off their research and presentation skills in the second iteration of Three Minute Thesis, and this time the stakes are even higher.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 30, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Events, Research, Students, UA News   

UA College of Engineering to Host Open House    /  UA News

The University of Alabama College of Engineering will host Engineering Day, or E-Day, an open house for high-school students and their families, Thursday, Oct. 2, from 8:15 a.m. until 1 p.m.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 24, 2014    /    Posted in:   Events, Outreach, UA News   

Startup weekend to bring business pitches    /  Crimson White

Eager to encourage entrepreneurial ideas, The University of Alabama will host the first Startup Weekend, a global event, from Sept. 26 to 28, open to all students and members of…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: September 17, 2014    /    Posted in:   Events, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach, Students   

Group provides theatre outlet for engineers    /  Crimson White

The College of Engineering has a secret. It’s not a car that runs on passionate performances of “Yea, Alabama” or a way to keep Bryant-Denny cool in sweltering Tuscaloosa heat….


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: September 11, 2014    /    Posted in:   Events, In The News, Students   

UA to Hold Summer Commencement Exercise Aug. 2    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement ceremony Aug. 2 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 28, 2014    /    Posted in:   Events, Students, UA News   

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UA Hosting Workshop on Sustainable Fuels    /  UA News

Ten nationally-recognized experts in energy will speak as part of a workshop on sustainable fuels at The University of Alabama.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 18, 2014    /    Posted in:   Events, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, UA News   

Looking to keep your student occupied this summer? Check out these camps at the University of Alabama    /  AL.com

Have you got an engineering whiz kid or a budding environmentalist you need to keep busy while school is out of session this summer? While University of Alabama students empty…


Source: AL.com    /    Published: May 8, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Events, In The News, Outreach   

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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.