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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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UA holds E-Day    /  WVUA

Prospective engineering students visited The University of Alabama earlier today. Students from all over came to participate in E-Day. It was hosted by The University of Alabama’s College of Engineering….

Source: WVUA    /    Published: October 4, 2019    /    Posted in:   Events, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach, Students    /    Features:     

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UA Dean of Engineering visits HTHS Engineering Academy students    /  Trussville Tribune

Engineering Academy students at Hewitt-Trussville High School had a special guest on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. The Dean of Engineering from the University of Alabama spoke with students taking engineering,…

Source: Trussville Tribune    /    Published: October 2, 2019    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

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SCHOOL NEWS: September 29, 2019    /  The Tuscaloosa News

During the summer, Kaylin Hughes, a junior from Central High School, was one of 40 girls in the state of Alabama who participated in the 2019 National Science Foundation LEGACY…

Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: October 1, 2019    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Events, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

Students manning a table at E-day out on the science and engineering quad

UA Engineering Hosts Annual E-Day    /  UA News

The University of Alabama College of Engineering will soon host E-Day, an open house for prospective students that explores the many opportunities the College has to offer.

Author: Alana Norris and Brooklyn Pfanstiel    /    Published: September 19, 2019    /    Posted in:   Events, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, Students, UA News   

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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.