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UA Alumni Association Honors Four With Teaching Awards

The University of Alabama National Alumni Association has announced the 2017 recipients of the University’s highest honor for excellence in teaching – the Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Awards.

October 17, 2017

From UA Grad to Outer Space, Hines Selected as Astronaut Candidate

UA alumnus Bob Hines was selected for NASA’s 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class. He was chosen as one of 12 candidates from a pool of 18,300 applicants – the largest number of applicants in the...

October 2, 2017

International Agreement Signed by German, Alabama Universities

Leaders from several German and Alabama universities met in Tuscaloosa Thursday to sign an International Memorandum of Understanding giving Alabama engineering students a chance to study in Germany.

September 15, 2017

NSF Grant Funds Engineering Preparatory Class, Scholarships

The University of Alabama College of Engineering is using a National Science Foundation grant to start three preparatory classes and a scholarship fund in an effort to address student retention.

September 11, 2017

UA Receives Funding for Math, Computer Science Teacher Pathway

The University of Alabama will begin providing additional training opportunities for secondary math education majors for preparation to teach computer science.

August 21, 2017

UA Technology Selected for Start-Up Program

A research group from The University of Alabama is part of a national program aimed at taking technology from the lab to the market.

August 17, 2017

Students Part of NASA Project to Capture Eclipse from Near Space

A group of students at The University of Alabama plan to launch a balloon to take video of the solar eclipse later this month as part of a nation-wide science project led by NASA.

August 14, 2017

Devising a Strategy for K-12 Education

Empowering future workforces hinges on improving education outcomes and solving the challenges that accompany the complex puzzle of funding, standards and curriculum.

August 10, 2017

UA Students Win International Antenna Contest

A team of engineering students at The University of Alabama placed first in an international contest to design better antennas for small satellites, called CubeSats.

August 7, 2017

UA to Hold Commencement Exercise Aug. 5

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement exercise Aug. 5 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

July 31, 2017

Bradt Named Life Member of Ceramic Society

Dr. Richard C. Bradt, metallurgical and materials engineering professor emeritus at UA, has been named a Distinguished Life Member of the American Ceramic Society.

June 26, 2017

Roy Selected by U.S. Air Force for Scientific Role

Dr. Samit Roy in aerospace engineering and mechanics was competitively selected to serve a two-year rotation as a program officer in the Air Force Office of Scientific Research in Arlington, Virginia.

June 23, 2017

UA College of Engineering to host SECME Summer Institute

For the third summer in four years, The University of Alabama will host educators, students and industry leaders on campus to help promote diversity inclusion in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, education.

June 16, 2017

UA Engineering Students Awarded Scholarships, Fellowships by NASA

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The Alabama Space Grant Consortium has given seven University of Alabama engineering students $42,000 in graduate fellowship and undergraduate scholarship money. Fellowships were given to Nicholas Jose […]

June 7, 2017

UA Spin-off Technology Selected for National Start-Up Contest

Technology developed at The University of Alabama aimed at producing inexpensive, flexible thin-film solar cells for military applications has been selected for a national business start-up contest sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.

June 5, 2017