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400 Middle-, High-School Students Travel to UA for Science Olympiad    /  UA News

More than 400 students are expected to participate in the 2014 regional Science Olympiad competition at The University of Alabama Saturday, Feb. 22, beginning at 9 a.m.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 13, 2014    /    Posted in:   Outreach, UA News   

January’s Winter Storm Increased Chances of Deadly Crashes in State’s Rural Areas, According to UA CAPS    /  UA News

Not surprisingly, vehicle crashes increased during the winter storm the last week of January in Alabama, but the iced roads shifted the risk of fatal crashes to rural roads away from the clogged roadways in the state’s urban metro areas, according to an analysis of crash data by researchers at The University of Alabama.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 12, 2014    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Research, UA News   

UA 3D Printing Lab Opens New Window into Cancer Research    /  UA News

The first 3D print of a G-quadruplex DNA sequence and its molecular structure was recently created at The University of Alabama in the UA 3D Printing Lab, allowing researchers a potentially valuable new tool in the fight against cancer.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 11, 2014    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News   

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UA Student Chosen for National Electrical Engineering Award    /  UA News

A student studying electrical engineering at The University of Alabama was one of seven students in North America selected for a national scholarship.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 10, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Students, UA News   

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UA Cooperative Education Director Honored with National Award    /  UA News

Roy Gregg, director of the University of Alabama Cooperative Education and Professional Practice Program, will receive national recognition for his contributions to the field.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: January 21, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, UA News   

Three Teams with UA Ties Set for Business Start-up Competition    /  UA News

Three companies affiliated with The University of Alabama are set to compete in a state-wide Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: January 21, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Museum to Feature 3-D Printing at January Event    /  UA News

The community is invited to witness how the old and new combine during the Alabama Museum of Natural History’s Science Sunday at Smith Hall on The University of Alabama campus.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: January 15, 2014    /    Posted in:   Outreach, UA News   

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Two UA Engineering Students Awarded National Scholarships    /  UA News

Two students studying metallurgical and materials engineering at The University of Alabama were recently awarded prominent scholarships within the metalcasting industry.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: December 13, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students, UA News   

UA to Hold Winter Commencement Exercises    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will hold its winter commencement ceremonies Dec. 14 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: December 9, 2013    /    Posted in:   Students, UA News   

UA Research on Renewable Energy Systems Leads to Patent    /  UA News

Renewable energy sources such as wind-powered generators can be more reliable and efficient by better controlling the process of getting electricity onto the power grid, according to a United States patent based on research by Dr. Shuhui Li, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at The University of Alabama.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: December 2, 2013    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, 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.