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Ingenuity in a Crisis

As the country came together in the spring of 2020 to help out fellow Americans during the novel coronavirus pandemic, University of Alabama alumni and students also stepped up to…

Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: January 12, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Students,   

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Drive to Succeed at Home and Abroad    /  UA News

Austin Pearson did not speak German when he came to The University of Alabama, but now has lived, learned and worked as an engineering student and intern in Germany as…

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 1, 2020    /    Posted in:   Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News,    /    Features:   ,   

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Student Receives Top Award from the Society of Women Engineers    /  UA News

The senior majoring in chemical engineering was honored in November by the organization, which has more than 40,000 members globally.

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 1, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Students, UA News,   

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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 29, 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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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.