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UA Robotics Team Claims Another Title

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Once again UA’s student team dominated an annual NASA robotics competition, claiming its seventh title in a row and eight out of the past nine championships. 

June 14, 2022

A ‘Roll Tide’ From Space

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In an interview, astronaut Bob Hines said his education at the University helped pave the way for the chance to become an astronaut. 

June 6, 2022

UA EcoCAR Team Finishes Strong in National Vehicle Contest

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A team of students from The University of Alabama racked up several awards in the nation’s premier automotive engineering competition.

May 26, 2022

Student Robotics Team Ready For Another Title Run

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One of the most successful student teams at The University of Alabama gearing up to win another national title.

May 20, 2022

Engineering Graduate Student Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

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A doctoral student has become the first University of Alabama student ever chosen for the highly selective Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship.

May 16, 2022

UA Students Earn Hollings Scholarships

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UA students Anika Cho and Kittson Hamill are the recipients of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship.

May 11, 2022

UA Transportation Policy Research Center Expands with New Director

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As part of a broadening of its scope, the Transportation Policy Research Center at The University of Alabama will be led by longtime engineering professor, Dr. Steven Jones.

May 3, 2022

UA Chosen for Next Round of National Vehicle Competition

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Building on its success in the previous two competitions, The University of Alabama was selected as one of 15 North American institutions to participate in the upcoming EcoCAR EV Challenge.

April 27, 2022

UA Faculty Members Selected for Fulbright Awards

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Three University of Alabama faculty members were recently selected for Fulbright awards for educators.

April 26, 2022

Company Licenses UA Tech to Improve Concrete, Reduce Emissions

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An innovation developed in an engineering lab at The University of Alabama will help reduce emissions of harmful greenhouse gases created by concrete production.

April 18, 2022

Ready for Launch! UA Alumnus to Pilot Space Mission

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If all goes according to plan, a graduate of The University of Alabama will soon be in space, having piloted a SpaceX craft to the International Space Station about 250 miles above the Earth. 

April 18, 2022

UA to Celebrate Excellence Among Faculty Research, Creative Activity

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Members of The University of Alabama faculty will be honored for their research, scholarship and creative contributions at the upcoming Faculty Research Day.

April 15, 2022

Henderson Named Dean of UA College of Engineering

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Dr. Clifford L. Henderson has been named the next dean of The University of Alabama College of Engineering and will begin his tenure August 1.

April 12, 2022

UA Awarded $360 Million to Lead National Water Effort

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The University of Alabama is poised to become a standard bearer in translating water research into operations that improve the nation’s ability to predict water-related hazards and effectively manage water resources. 

April 6, 2022

UA Student Receives Goldwater Scholarship for 2022-2023

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Jules Bates, a Randall Research Scholar and UA Honors College student studying chemical engineering, is the 60th UA student to receive the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.

April 5, 2022