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Using 3-D Printer, Engineering Student Creates Prosthetics for Children

What began as simply tinkering with a 3-D printer the summer before Valerie Levine’s junior year at The University of Alabama ended with children receiving prosthetic hands before the year’s end.

May 22, 2017

UA Student Earns Critical Language Scholarship to Study Chinese

Erin Behland, a junior at The University of Alabama, has been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study Chinese in Dalian, China during the summer of 2017.

May 18, 2017

UA Robotics Team Aims for Three Championships in a Row

After winning the top prize at a NASA robotics contest the past two years, a team of students at The University of Alabama returns to defend its title

May 16, 2017

Advocacy on ‘The Hill’: UA Social Work Students Push for Legislation

Social work students at The University of Alabama learned firsthand how dizzying, difficult and demanding policy advocacy is on Capitol Hill during the first University of Alabama School of Social Work Policy and Advocacy...

May 11, 2017

UA Student Wins Internship at “Premier” Art Museum in New York

University of Alabama rising senior Sommer Hallquist has been selected for a highly competitive summer internship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Cloisters in New York City. The Cloisters is a museum specializing in medieval...

May 10, 2017

Poist Represents UA at Equestrian Nationals

Courtney Poist, a senior at The University of Alabama, recently became the first equestrian rider in UA history to qualify for the Cacchione Cup, which takes place at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Nationals...

May 10, 2017

Move over, Excalibur

Four engineering students completed a year-long project in which they replicated an 18th century British Hanger rapier.

May 9, 2017

UA Student Veterans Receive Honors Cords, ‘Challenge Coins’

As Aubrey Smith finished his lap across the stage of the auditorium of the Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center Thursday afternoon, he’d completed a figurative circle, too.

May 7, 2017

From GED to EdD: Mendez Navigates Long Road

Life came fast at Larry Mendez. He dropped out of high school in Tyler, Texas at age 16, the same age as his mother when she gave birth to him.

May 6, 2017

From Paratrooper to UA Graduate, Brackbill ‘Bleeds Crimson’

A retired 39-year-old jumpmaster faces another first. But this time, the military veteran is not jumping from an airplane. Instead, he’s crossing the stage at The University of Alabama’s Coleman Coliseum as a...

May 5, 2017

UA Graduates Take a Look Back

    Robert Brackbill Carlisle, Pennsylvania/Gardendale, Alabama  Bachelor’s, Operations Management UA senior Robert Brackbill’s list of combat deployments in Afghanistan spans more than a decade, from the beginning of Operation […]

May 5, 2017

Minding Your Health: Depression Has Many Symptoms

Most people think being sad or depressed are the only indicators for depression, but depression has many symptoms and signs. Some are obvious, but others can go unnoticed.

May 3, 2017

NBCC Tabs UA Grad Student for Minority Fellowship

A University of Alabama graduate student will receive a professional and financial boost to continue helping underserved minority populations reach their goals in higher education.

May 3, 2017