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Students win Alabama hackathon with cryptocurrency prototype app    /  Homeland Security News Wire

Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock students are looking to make a name for themselves in the world of hackathons … DiCicco and Watts, working in conjunction with two students…


Source: Homeland Security News Wire    /    Published: May 26, 2018    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Events, In The News, Outreach, Students   

N. Hugh Mathews and Dean Karr shake hands

Engineering Recognizes Outstanding Alumni Volunteer for 2018

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently recognized N. Hugh Mathews as its 2018 Outstanding Alumni Volunteer. Mathews, a Birmingham native, has demonstrated consistent loyalty to…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: May 19, 2018    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, Events    /    Features:     

Thompson Receives UA Engineering’s Hackney Leadership Award    /  UA News

The T. Morris Hackney Endowed Faculty Leadership Award honors a faculty member who exemplifies the constant guidance and leadership necessary to make the College of Engineering exceptional.


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: May 18, 2018    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Events, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Provides Summer Fun for All Ages    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will offer a wide variety of activities for all ages throughout the summer. From outdoor explorations to computer camps, UA’s summer programs cover the spectrum of common and unique interests.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 15, 2018    /    Posted in:   Events, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, Students, UA News   

UA to Hold Spring Commencement Exercises May 4-6    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will hold its spring commencement exercises May 4-6 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.


Author: David Miller    /    Published: April 27, 2018    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Events, Students, UA News   

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UA robotics team creates buzzer for Cross-City African American History Championship    /  WVUA

And many UA students played a key role in preparing the 5th graders for competition, including this, by the UA robotics team that dazzled the crowd. Kenny Ricks said, “Eight or nine students completely…


Source: WVUA    /    Published: April 26, 2018    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach, Students    /    Features:     

IndyCar Series champ James Hinchcliffe test drives Crimson Racing team’s new race car    /  AL.com

A professional race car driver gave University of Alabama students a huge boost this week, test-driving their newly built Formula car in front of a crowd on campus. UA’s Formula…


Source: AL.com    /    Published: April 20, 2018    /    Posted in:   Events, In The News, Outreach, Students   

IndyCar Champ to Drive Students’ Formula Car    /  UA News

The University of Alabama’s Formula racing team will unveil its 2018 vehicle Wednesday with a five-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion driving and showcasing it to 300 grade school students on campus for the debut.


Author: Alana Norris and Gillian Castro    /    Published: April 16, 2018    /    Posted in:   Events, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Students, UA News   

UA Hosts ALSAMP Spring Research Conference    /  UA News

The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently showcased student research from across the state and encouraged professional development among underrepresented minority students at a conference on campus.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 16, 2018    /    Posted in:   Events, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

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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.