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AM/NS Calvert donates PPE to University of South Alabama Children’s & Women’s Hospital    /  Yellowhammer

Alabama steel-manufacturer AM/NS Calvert recently made a donation of face shields and “ear savers” to the University of South Alabama Children’s & Women’s Hospital.  A release from the company detailed…


Source: Yellowhammer    /    Published: May 12, 2020    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach, Students   

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Four projects receive funding from University of Alabama CyberSeed program    /  Alabama Newscenter

Four promising research projects received funding from the University of Alabama CyberSeed program, part of the UA Office for Research and Economic Development. The pilot seed-funding program promotes research across disciplines…


Source: Alabama Newscenter    /    Published: May 10, 2020    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:   , , , , , ,   

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UA student president takes office online    /  tuscaloosanews.com

Like every other University of Alabama student these days, Demarcus Joiner has had to adjust to taking all of his classes online. But Joiner, a junior from Roanoke in Randolph…


Source: tuscaloosanews.com    /    Published: April 23, 2020    /    Posted in:   In The News, Students   

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UA senior working front lines in NYC area    /  wvua23.com

John Glidden, a senior engineering student at The University of Alabama said this was not how he planned to spend the end of his senior year. UA canceled the May 2…


Source: wvua23.com    /    Published: April 22, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, In The News, Outreach, Students   

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Eighteen Wallace State students earn more than $200,000 in UA Transfer Scholarships    /  The Cullman Times

Eighteen Wallace State Community College students have received more than $200,000 in transfer scholarships to the University of Alabama, which will assist them as they move seamlessly on from Wallace…


Source: The Cullman Times    /    Published: April 14, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students   

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The speedy secret of shark skin    /  Physics Today

Shortfin mako sharks are the cheetahs of the open ocean, with some estimates putting their top speeds at more than 100 km/hr. That swiftness may be the result of more…


Source: Physics Today    /    Published: April 3, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

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UA uses 3D printers to make face shields for healthcare providers    /  WVUA

Thanks to The University of Alabama, local health care providers will soon be able to better protect themselves. WVUA, ABC 33/40, Made In Alabama, Yellowhammer, WIAT-CBS 42, WBRC-Fox 6, Fox 34 (Dothan), WIAT-CBS 42, Alabama News Center, WBRC-Fox 6, WERC-FM (Birmingham), WVUA, Alabama News…


Source: WVUA    /    Published: April 1, 2020    /    Posted in:   In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach    /    Features:   , ,   

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New device quickly detects harmful bacteria in blood    /  Health Medicine Network

Engineers have created a tiny device that can rapidly detect harmful bacteria in blood, allowing health care professionals to pinpoint the cause of potentially deadly infections and fight them with…


Source: Health Medicine Network    /    Published: March 23, 2020    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

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L. Justin Burney Joins Bradley’s Huntsville Office as Corporate and Securities Partner    /  Bradley

L. Justin Burney (2004 and 2005 engineering graduate and 2008 School of Law graduate) has joined the Huntsville office of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings law firm as a partner in…


Source: Bradley    /    Published: March 9, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, In The News   

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Captain Kristin “Beo” Wolfe Is the New F-35A Demo Team Pilot    /  The Aviationist

U.S. Air Force Captain Kristin “Beo” Wolfe (UA ’11 ChemE) has been named the new F-35A Demo Team Pilot for the 2020 and 2021 air demonstration season. Capt. Wolfe becomes the…


Source: The Aviationist    /    Published: March 3, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, In The News   

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