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While two-dimensional modeling of double-stranded DNA molecules has been useful for the purpose of cancer research, the composition of the G-quadruplex, a four-stranded DNA sequence, has proven a different beast….
Source: Gizmag / Published: February 12, 2014 / Posted in: In The News, Outreach, Research
With mobile games constantly growing in popularity, one former University student has developed his own piece of the pie. Hakeem Hasan, former University student and CEO of Nasah Apps, created MoWo.
Source: The Daily Reveille / Published: February 10, 2014 / Posted in: In The News, Students
The Georgia Emergency Management Agency had — but did not use — a system to send weather and traffic alerts directly to people’s cell phones during the crippling Jan. 28…
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution / Published: February 8, 2014 / Posted in: Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research / Features: Dr. Laura Myers
The University of Alabama Board of Trustees approved architectural and environmental engineering majors Friday, slating the programs to begin in August 2014. Sources: Al.com, WBRC Fox 6, WVUA, WIAT CBS 42
Source: AL.com / Published: February 7, 2014 / Posted in: Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Outreach, Students / Features: Dr. Kenneth J. Fridley
Ashton Greer will leave Virginia Beach, Va., in early June and travel across the country. She will see the rugged Virginia Blue Ridge Mountains and flat expansive Heartland. She will…
Source: Crimson White / Published: February 3, 2014 / Posted in: Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Students
Longtime University of Alabama professor Nagy El-Kaddah passed away Jan. 20, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Attiat, and his two children, Ahmed and Dahlia. “Dr….
Source: Crimson White / Published: January 27, 2014 / Posted in: Engineering, In The News, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Fossilized fish bones sat beside plastic shark teeth, printed by modern 3-D printers Sunday in Smith Hall on the University of Alabama campus. The UA Museum of Natural History hosted…
Source: The Tuscaloosa News / Published: January 26, 2014 / Posted in: In The News, Outreach
Two companies with University of Alabama affiliations are among seven startups selected to advance to the next phase of the latest round of the Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition. The Economic…
Source: The Tuscaloosa News / Published: January 24, 2014 / Posted in: Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research
Spike Jonze’s most recent work, “Her,” starring Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson, is a “boy-meets-operating-system” romance story, with equal parts sci-fi and drama. The film takes place in the not-so-distant…
Source: Crimson White / Published: January 21, 2014 / Posted in: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News / Features: Dr. Kenneth G. Ricks
A resurgence of MySpace, the return of the slip dress and widespread 3-D printing are just a few of the things we can look forward to in 2014 if The…
Source: Crimson White / Published: January 13, 2014 / Posted in: In The News, Outreach
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.