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Students in the College of Engineering are encouraged to go beyond the classroom to enhance their education. A creative approach to tomorrow’s challenges is taught inside and outside the classroom, and students receive recognition for their innovation.

In The News: ALABAMA ROBOTICS TEAM WINS TWO NASA CHAMPIONSHIPS IN A ROW

The University of Alabama’s robotics team added another championship to the college’s pile over the weekend. Alabama Astrobotics, made up of engineering, computer science and other students from UA and Shelton State, bested nearly 50 teams from other institutions in the NASA Robotic Mining Competition. Their challenge? Build a robot… Read more

Sources: WVUA 23, NASA, Yellowhammer News, WBRC Fox 6, WBMA ABC 33/40, Mining Engineering

In The News: University of Alabama Astrobotics Team working to defend title at NASA competition

The University of Alabama’s Astrobotics Team is heading to the Kennedy Space Center. The team hopes to defend its national title in NASA’s Robotic Mining Competition. If this year’s team comes out on top, it will be the first time ever for a team to take the title two consecutive years. “Definitely… Read more

Sources: WBMA ABC 33/40, Alabama Public Radio

UA News: National Science Foundation Selects UA Graduates for Competitive Fellowships

Two graduating seniors at The University of Alabama have accepted admittance to the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Sarah McFann from Arlington, Tennessee, and Samantha Tilson from Littleton, Colorado, both in chemical and biological engineering, are two of 2,000 NSF Graduate Research Fellows selected from more than 13,000… Read more