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Data Shows Buckling Up Saves Lives in Auto Crashes

A person buckles a seat belt inside a vehicle.

Nearly half of the people killed in auto crashes in Alabama last year were not wearing a seat belt, according to an analysis of state crash records.

May 21, 2019

Ricks Receives UA Engineering’s Hackney Leadership Award

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The T. Morris Hackney Endowed Faculty Leadership Award honors a faculty member who exemplifies the constant guidance and leadership necessary to make the College of Engineering exceptional.

May 16, 2019

Higher Reach

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Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama hope to combine two methods of constructing tall-wood buildings to yield a new system that could lead to wood-framed buildings reaching eight to 12 stories and that...

May 13, 2019

Researchers Find Patterns Associated with Extreme Floods

A head shot of Dr. Moradkhani

Extreme floods across the continental United States are associated with four broad atmospheric patterns, a machine-learning based analysis of extreme floods found.

May 10, 2019

Researchers Quicken Drug Discovery Method via Zombie-Like Cells

Researchers are using zombie-like cells that behave normally on the outside, but are filled with magnetic particles inside, to screen potential drugs from natural products.

May 9, 2019

UA College of Engineering Honors 2019 Distinguished Fellows

The University of Alabama College of Engineering honored five alumni by inducting them into its 2019 class of Distinguished Engineering Fellows.

May 8, 2019

UA Professors Chosen for Fulbrights

A gallery of University faculty who have received Fulbrights.

Three members of The University of Alabama’s faculty will receive Fulbright Scholar Grants for the upcoming year.

May 2, 2019

UA College of Engineering to Host Robotic Mining Challenge

The five-time NASA Robotic Mining Competition champions from The University of Alabama will take over hosting duties this year.

April 30, 2019

UA to Hold Spring Commencement Exercises May 3-5

The University of Alabama will hold its spring commencement exercises beginning Friday, May 3, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

April 29, 2019

3 UA Students Land Prestigious Goldwater Scholarships

A gallery of University students who received Goldwater scholarships.

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has selected three University of Alabama students as Goldwater Scholars for 2019-2020.

April 26, 2019

UA Joins UN Network for Sustainable Solutions

A University of Alabama College of Engineering research center has been invited to join a global initiative for the United Nations with a focus on sustainable development.

April 25, 2019

Three Students, Six Degrees, One Company

STEM pah to MBA students

A trio of students formed Ortho Screws, a start-up company based on a sensor designed to alert patients and health providers if orthopedic screws are loosening.

April 24, 2019

Mind Over (Drone) Matter

Moving a drone via your thoughts is possible through a combination of neuroscience and computer science, University of Alabama researchers show.

April 23, 2019

UA Engineering Racing Team Works with Local Third Graders

A University of Alabama student team is spending the semester working with a local elementary school and teaching students about the importance of STEM.

April 19, 2019

‘More Than Just a Space’

On Thursday, PRCA-UA, along with 13 other student groups, gathered for the unveiling of their new home, which will help them expand their community service work.

April 18, 2019