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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

Engineering Professor Receives SEC Annual Award

Dr. Ajay K. Agrawal

The Southeastern Conference announced that Dr. Ajay K. Agrawal, professor in the College of Engineering, is the 2022 SEC Faculty Achievement Award winner for The University of Alabama.

March 31, 2022

Women’s History Month: UA’s Influential Researchers

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UA researchers are at the top of their game. Here’s a spotlight on four female researchers advancing their fields.

March 30, 2022

Hundreds of Students to Showcase Research, Creativity

More than 400 students from across campus will share their work with the community at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference on April 4.

March 10, 2022

UA Researchers Developing Way for Materials to Repair Themselves

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Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama are exploring a promising path to self-repair for materials often used in the aerospace industry, possibly saving time and money while improving safety.

February 22, 2022

UA Technology to Aid National Nutrition Study

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A wearable device that tracks diet developed by researchers at The University of Alabama will be used as part of a study of individual nutritional responses.

February 15, 2022

Burnum Award Winners Honored, Provide Lectures Feb. 21

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The 2019 and 2020 recipients of the Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award will be honored and provide lectures during a special ceremony Feb. 21.

February 15, 2022

UA Selected for U.S. Cyber Command Network

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The University of Alabama is partnering with the United States Cyber Command to improve the experience of students readying for a career in cyber security.

February 14, 2022

Finalists for Dean of Engineering to Meet Campus Starting Feb. 14

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The UA campus community is invited to attend presentations by the four finalists for the position of dean of the College of Engineering starting Feb. 14.

February 9, 2022

UA Junior Receives National Aerospace Fellowship

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Simran Dhoju was one of 51 students in the nation to earn a Brooke Owens Fellowship, a nationally acclaimed program that awards exceptional undergraduate women and gender minorities studying the field of aerospace.

February 3, 2022

Life Research Director Selected as National Fellow

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AAAS elected Dr. Sharlene Newman from The University of Alabama to the newest class of AAAS Fellows, among the most distinct honors within the scientific community.

January 26, 2022

UA Part of First Place Self-Driving Racecar Team

The team’s vehicle set a new world record for speed by an autonomous car.

January 20, 2022

Santa’s Helpers: Students Build Script A Wheelchair Lift

Hunter Dowdy (from left to right). Mason Janes, Casey Largin, Chloe Denorme and Kate Radovich present "Rachel's Lift" to Rachel Williams.

After graduating, five students stayed in Tuscaloosa an extra week to perfect their senior design project – a mechanical wheelchair lift – before presenting it as a Christmas gift to a 10-year-old Tuscaloosa girl....

December 20, 2021