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UA Offers Engineering Course Taught in German

This spring 13 engineering students at The University of Alabama are learning automotive engineering through a class taught entirely in German, most likely the first German-taught engineering course for American students in the Southeast.

January 23, 2017

Fatal Crashes in Alabama Increase in 2016, UA Study Finds

Deaths from the state's traffic crashes in 2016 increased by nearly a quarter from 2015, while total crashes increased by only 2 percent, according to a recent study of data by researchers at The...

January 17, 2017

UA Announces Winners of Three Minute Thesis Competition

The University of Alabama recently held the final round of its annual Three Minute Thesis competition, and a graduate student in the department of educational studies in psychology, research, methodology and counseling took home...

December 15, 2016

Two UA Engineering Professors Honored

Drs. Ramana Reddy and Gregory B. Thompson, who teach metallurgical and materials engineering at The University of Alabama, will be honored by The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, or TMS, for their contributions...

December 5, 2016

UA to Hold its Winter Commencement Exercises

The University of Alabama will hold its winter commencement exercises Dec. 10 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

December 2, 2016

Engineering Foundry Makes Aluminum Elephants

Each years, students in an introductory course on metallurgical engineering and materials learn about metal casting through small, aluminium elephants cast at the College of Engineering Foundry on campus.

December 1, 2016

UA Study: Days Leading Up to Thanksgiving Bring More Car Crashes

The three days just before Thanksgiving are some of the worst times of the year to be on the road, according to a recent study of traffic data by The University of Alabama Center...

November 17, 2016

U.S. Transportation Official to Speak at UA on Connected Vehicles

Kenneth M. Leonard, director of the U.S. Department of Transportation Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office, will discuss communication among vehicles, infrastructure and mobile computing in a seminar at The University of Alabama.

November 14, 2016

Leader in Transportation Research Joining UA

Dr. Shashi Nambisan, a civil engineer and leading expert in transportation and infrastructure systems, has been selected to lead transportation research efforts at The University of Alabama.

November 14, 2016

NASA, UA to Sign Space Act Agreement

Students at The University of Alabama will work with NASA to enhance understanding of propulsion systems for small satellites – CubeSats -- that orbit the Earth, participating in a research project that will help...

November 4, 2016

7 Frightful Things at UA (with an Educational Purpose)

1. Haunting music In the Moody Music Building Concert Hall, Dr. Faythe Freese sits at UA’s famous Holtkamp pipe organ and plays a few bars. Recognize the composition? For many of […]

October 31, 2016

Bridging the Gap

Pass under one bridge on the interstate, and you might as well have seen them all. Right? Not so fast. Researchers at The University of Alabama are using a one-of-a-kind lab in the quest...

October 24, 2016

UA Student Designs App for Baseball, Starts Company

Great ideas begin with questions, and for a University of Alabama student, his questions led him to an invention. Now, Matt Bowen and some classmates are turning that idea into a company.

October 17, 2016