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Shelter from the Storm

Could homeowners have protection from high winds at a more affordable price than traditional storm shelters provide? Answering that question is the goal of research inside an innovative University of Alabama lab designed to...

October 25, 2017

UA’s Impact on Computer Science in K-12 Continues with Google’s Help

More than 70 high school teachers from across Alabama will participate in a two-day computer science workshop Oct. 27-28 at The University of Alabama.

October 24, 2017

Loftis Soars to New Heights at UA

In her time at the University, Haley Loftis has earned one degree, won a national award and took the lead on advanced vehicle technology competition.

October 24, 2017

UA, ALDOT Lay Groundwork for Future Self-Driving Vehicles

Advanced technology used to make traveling safer and easier is the focus of a new project led by The University of Alabama and the Alabama Department of Transportation.

October 23, 2017

UA Researcher on Team Exploring Potential Lunar Habitats for Humans

An engineering researcher at The University of Alabama is part of a project garnering international attention to potential sites for future habitats on the moon.

October 18, 2017

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