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College in the time of coronavirus    /  The United States Army

When the COVID-19 arrived in early March, it was immediately clear that life was changing drastically. One group hit particularly hard was Stuttgart High School (SHS) seniors. Not only did…


Source: The United States Army    /    Published: October 30, 2020    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, In The News, Students   

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SOPREMA Grants $20,000 in Scholarships in its Fifth Award Year    /  SOPREMA

Dudley Moore of Tuscaloosa, Ala., is a graduate student at the University of Alabama studying mechanical engineering who will graduate in December 2021. A McNair Research Scholar and National Society…


Source: SOPREMA    /    Published: August 17, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students   

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Mason students share what it’s like moving in for their first year of college in Alabama    /  Yahoo! News

Kaylee Moody and her roommate Kate Maclean are both Mason High School grads, now moving in at The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. But college is already different than what…


Source: Yahoo! News    /    Published: August 10, 2020    /    Posted in:   Students   

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UA Holds Spring and Summer Commencement July 31-Aug. 2    /  UA News

UA held joint spring and summer commencement exercises last weekend at Coleman Coliseum, where more than 2,500 graduates received degrees throughout nine socially distanced ceremonies.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 6, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Students   

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Univ. of Alabama Engineering Students Enjoy Racing Internship    /  aftermarketNews

John Allen Racing is owned by team principal and driver John Allen, a 1979 UA College of Engineering graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. In 2018, Allen was…


Source: aftermarketNews    /    Published: July 29, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Students   

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Billerica resident honored for earning one of the highest Boy Scout medals    /  Bedford Minuteman

Walsh, now a freshman at the University of Alabama studying aerospace engineering, is no stranger to high-achievement in scouting, having earned his Eagle Scout rank at 15.


Source: Bedford Minuteman    /    Published: July 28, 2020    /    Posted in:   Students   

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Ifeanyi Okpala: Nigerian man makes nation proud, wins big school award in US    /  Legit

A Nigerian man, Ifeanyi Okpala, studying in the US has made the nation really proud by winning a special award for his MS thesis at the University of Alabama Graduate…


Source: Legit    /    Published: July 16, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Students   

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Leaving Home for a Brighter Future    /  UA News

Nasir Eisty has come a long way from the small Bangladeshi town where he grew up. But the constant love and care from his parents and teachers made it possible to get where he is today.


Author: Melissa Parker    /    Published: July 6, 2020    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Students, UA News   

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NASA Selects UA Engineering Research Team for New Space Travel Program

NOTE: This story was written before the novel coronavirus pandemic. NASA has chosen The University of Alabama as one of 14 universities in its new program to innovate space travel….


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: June 25, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:   ,   

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UA students plan space launch watch party    /  WVUA

We spoke to some members of The University of Alabama’s Bama-1 Cube Sat Project. It’s part of UA’s space program that focuses on reducing space debris. They were having a launch…


Source: WVUA    /    Published: May 27, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, 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.