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50 College Diplomas With The Highest Pay

These numbers come from a survey just released by NerdScholar, the higher education unit of NerdWallet, a five-year-old personal finance website based in San Francisco… 31. University of Alabama, College of Engineering Average salary: $60,700


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 30, 2014    /    Posted in:   Alumni, In The News, Students   

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UA engineers champions in NASA competition

In 2009, NASA created an event called the Robotic Mining National Championship. Engineering students from The University of Alabama have competed as a team in the event every year since…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 28, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, In The News, Students   

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Alabama Governor Pushes Small Business Assistance

A group of small business owners and politicians gathered at the Cullman, Alabama, Area Chamber of Commerce Friday to hear Governor Robert Bentley’s pledge to bring more assistance to locally…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 26, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, In The News, Outreach   

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University of Alabama professor’s free course trains high school teachers

A University of Alabama computer science professor will lead a free, online course this summer to train high school teachers from across the nation in a new computer-science course and…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 25, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

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Safety measures amp up as Memorial Day approaches

Local and state law enforcement will increase their presence on Alabama roads as Memorial Day, and the inevitability of holiday motorists, approaches. According to data from the Center for Advanced…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 22, 2014    /    Posted in:   In The News, Outreach, Research   

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University of Alabama rocket team set to launch in NASA competition

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — A group of University of Alabama students aim to launch a rocket named Hermes 20,000 feet in the air this weekend as they vie for bragging rights in the annual…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 15, 2014    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, In The News, Students    /    Features:     

UA students going to NASA competition

The University of Alabama College of Engineering is sending a team of students to a NASA competition. The Alabama Astrobotics team has built a digging robot that will compete against…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 13, 2014    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

National Science Foundation presents award for powered prosthesis development

The National Science Foundation awarded Xiangrong Shen, PhD, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Alabama college of Engineering, the CAREER Award to assist in his work on a…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 13, 2014    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research    /    Features:     

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

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…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 8, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Events, In The News, Outreach   

National Student Exchange student follows in parents’ footsteps

An ISU student will be following in his father’s footsteps when he spends the upcoming school year at the University of Alabama as part of the National Student Exchange program….


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 1, 2014    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, In The News, 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.