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Nearly a Third of Mobile Bay Marshes Gone Since 1980s, Study Finds

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About half a football field of marshes on the edges of Mobile Bay vanished annually over the past 35 years, according to a study by researchers at The University of Alabama.

April 12, 2021

New Grant Strengthens Work to Solve Rural Wastewater Challenge

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Recently announced federal funding will move forward an ambitious project to demonstrate effective solutions to raw sewage draining into the waterways of the state’s Black Belt region.

March 12, 2021

UA Researchers Building Communication Robot for Law Enforcement

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Engineering and communication researchers at The University of Alabama are building the next generation of affordable law enforcement robotic technology.

February 24, 2021

UA Professors to Study Underwater Robotics Wireless Communications

Selected by the National Science Foundation, the professors will lead a $1.5 million effort to develop an infrastructure for underwater research robots to exchange information.

February 11, 2021

NASA Mission to Include Contributions from UA Engineering

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Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama will contribute to a pioneering spaceflight mission set to launch in 2025.

February 1, 2021

UA Students Win Gilman International Scholarships

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The scholarships will enable students to study abroad during the 2021-2022 academic year.

January 28, 2021

UA Engineering Researchers Investigating Solutions for Jet Biofuel

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The study is part of a $3.8 million grant from the United States Department of Energy.

January 21, 2021

Drive to Succeed at Home and Abroad

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Austin Pearson did not speak German when he came to The University of Alabama, but now has lived, learned and worked as an engineering student and intern in Germany as part of his UA...

December 1, 2020

Student Receives Top Award from the Society of Women Engineers

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The senior majoring in chemical engineering was honored in November by the organization, which has more than 40,000 members globally.

December 1, 2020

Biomedical Sciences Team Joins The University of Alabama

Three professors will boost UA's research and innovation in the design and engineering of advanced drug delivery systems.

November 30, 2020

Even With Less Traffic, Drivers Should Use Caution During Holidays

Although there have been fewer crashes reported, there have been more fatal crashes than traffic patterns would suggest.

November 20, 2020

Distinguished UA Engineering Professor Honored with Burnum Award

Awarded annually to recognize and promote excellence in research, scholarship and teaching, the Burnum Award recognizes distinguished careers at UA.

November 20, 2020

UA Contributing Solutions to Wastewater Treatment in Rural Alabama

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Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama are part of a prestigious project to demonstrate effective solutions to raw sewage draining into the waterways of the state’s Black Belt region.

November 17, 2020

Robotics Contest Awardee Returns to UA 9 Years Later as a Freshman

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In 2011, third grader Mary Virginia McKinley competed in UA's first-ever robotics competition. Now she is studying computer science.

November 12, 2020

UA-Led Study of Southeastern Groundwater Assists Water Management

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The University of Alabama is leading a 4-year, $6 million project to conduct groundwater research that will provide new scientific insights and make useful groundwater water predictions for the Southeast.

November 5, 2020