Awards & Honors

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Dean’s List Students Named for Spring 2024

Over 13,000 undergraduate students were recognized for academic excellence this spring.


UA Early College Students Named to Spring 2024 Director’s List

High school students enrolled in UA Early College shined this spring while earning a GPA of 3.6 or higher.

Synthetic zeolites made in the lab of Dr. James Harris.

Engineering Graduate Student Wins Department of Energy Fellowship

Ethan Iaia was one of only 86 students selected nationwide for the honor.

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UA Alumnus Named Eisenhower Global Scholar

John Richardson was one of four in the nation to be named an Eisenhower Global Scholar.

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2 UA Faculty Named Fulbright Scholars

Two faculty members received Fulbright awards for educators to teach and research around the globe.

Innovative UA Research Recognized with NSF CAREER Awards

Innovative UA Research Recognized with NSF CAREER Awards

The award provides grant funding for innovative research and education to early-career faculty.

The University of Alabama Astrobotics team stands in front of a rocket with their winning lunar mining rover

Astrobotics Team Continues Winning Tradition

Student teams built robotic rovers capable of performing tasks that will be needed for future lunar missions.

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Faculty and Staff Accolades for Spring 2024 

Many UA faculty and staff earned awards, published papers and garnered other noteworthy achievements this spring.

Headshots of Raeed Kabir and Blake Yuenger

2 UA Students Earn Hollings Undergraduate Scholarships

UA students Raeed Kabir and Blake Yuenger are the recipients of the NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship.

University of Alabama Students pose with their first place trophy at the Promoting Electric Propulsion 2024 Competition.

UA Students Win National Electric Propulsion Competition

UA engineering students took first in the unmanned division against more experienced teams.