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Exchange Program To Give UA Students International Experience    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will partner with a German institution in a student exchange program aimed to provide students deep international industrial, educational and cultural experiences.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 15, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

At Farnborough, Alabama universities play role in aerospace talks    /  Department Of Commerce

LONDON, England – Team Alabama’s secret weapon at the Farnborough International Airshow is the state’s education community, which has played a strong supporting role in efforts to recruit new aerospace…

Source: Department Of Commerce    /    Published: July 17, 2014    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

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Alabama VIP 25: A recruiter from outside the football program lands at No. 24    /

Wait, who’s Chuck Karr? His name doesn’t appear on Alabama’s roster and he’s not a coach. Karr isn’t listed on Alabama’s football media guide or game programs. He’s authored three…

Source:    /    Published: June 10, 2014    /    Posted in:   Engineering, In The News    /    Features:     

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College of Engineering sees growth    /  Crimson White

Ten years, four buildings and $270,222,013 later, the Science and Engineering Quad on the northeast side of campus is home to new laboratories and state-of-the-art technology. Shelby Hall, named for…

Source: Crimson White    /    Published: December 2, 2013    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach, Research, Students    /    Features:     

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Academic pitch helped Bama land Hand    /  CBS Sports

Five-star defensive end Da’Shawn Hand (Woodbridge, Va.) committed to Alabama last Thursday, which surprised many who had him penciled in as part of Michigan‘s 2014 class. Anyone who has ever…

Source: CBS Sports    /    Published: November 18, 2013    /    Posted in:   In The News, Students    /    Features:     

A 3D Printing Lab Open to Creativity

When the forefathers of what we call the Internet were connecting their computer centers together in the 1960s, it is doubtful any could have predicted the radical changes the network…

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: September 7, 2013    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Research, Students    /    Features:     

Function with Form

With the snip of a ribbon, The University of Alabama opened a new foundry to encourage creative collaboration between engineering and art students. Located between Hardaway Hall and the old…

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: September 7, 2013    /    Posted in:   Research    /    Features:     

Through the Doors and Staying the Course

In many ways Larry Summerville is the realization of a dream that began more than 50 years ago. An African-American who studies engineering at The University of Alabama, he walks…

Author: Adam Jones and Judah Martin    /    Published: September 7, 2013    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Faculty and Staff, Students    /    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.