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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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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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UA students offer space-centered virtual classroom to Alabama schools    /  alabamanewscenter.com

Students at the University of Alabama are continuing outreach efforts to state schools during the COVID-19 pandemic through online lessons.  The group of students called UASpace has created lessons using…


Source: alabamanewscenter.com    /    Published: April 15, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, Research, Students   

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UA Senior Working Pandemic Front Lines in NYC Area    /  UA News

Aerospace engineering student John Glidden III is volunteering as an EMT and at a drive-thru virus testing site in a suburb of New York City.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 9, 2020    /    Posted in:   Outreach, Students, UA News   

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UA Satellite Team Offering Virtual Space Lessons    /  UA News

A team of students at The University of Alabama building a small satellite as part of a NASA program are continuing their outreach efforts to state schools during the COVID-19 pandemic through online lessons.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 8, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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UA Helping Fabricate Protection for Health Care Workers    /  UA News

The University of Alabama community has come together to help provide 3D printed personal protective equipment, or PPE, for health care workers locally and in the region.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 2, 2020    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Outreach, Students, UA News   

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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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UA students take part in Bama Bits and Bytes Program    /  WVUA

Local middle-school aged girls are getting a head start in their careers by enhancing their skills in the STEM fields through various hands on projects. Middle school girls in grades…


Source: WVUA    /    Published: February 28, 2020    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, In The News, Outreach, Students   

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NASA, University of Alabama collaborate on in-space manufacturing    /  Intelligent Aerospace

NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, is expanding its partnership with the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa to collaborate on advanced and in-space manufacturing. Marshall Director Jody Singer…


Source: Intelligent Aerospace    /    Published: November 12, 2019    /    Posted in:   Alumni, In The News, Outreach, Research   

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NASA, UA Strengthen Relationship for Work on In-Space Manufacturing    /  UA News

An agreement between The University of Alabama and NASA will enhance inventive research assisting space exploration and strengthening education of tomorrow’s aerospace workforce.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 8, 2019    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Outreach, Research, 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.