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Excelling in Both Time and Space

From winning Advertising Student of the Year to earning NASA scholarships, UA students are excelling.

With Patented Technology, UA Professor Hopes to Improve Electronic Devices

Electronic devices could be made cheaper, smaller and more efficient by reducing the complexity of their internal method of converting and regulating energy, according to a patent by engineering professor Dr. Jaber Abu Qahouq.

Google Grant Helps Gray Reach More Teachers with MOOC

With assistance from Google and the National Science Foundation, Dr. Jeff Gray takes computer science training global.

UA Students and the EcoCAR3 Contest: Collaboration Leads to Innovation

Students and faculty from several colleges will collaborate in the EcoCAR3 competition, which challenges students to reduce the environmental impact of vehicles without compromising real-world performance or safety.

Small Changes Could Save Structures, Lives During Tornadoes

Dr. Andrew Graettinger is the lead author on a report that could change building practices, leading to safer structures during tornadoes. Small changes could lead to dramatic improvements in saving life and property.

UA Students Chosen as Goldwater, Hollings, Truman Scholars

Our students continue to excel on the national stage, competing successfully for the most prestigious scholarships.

Campus Construction Update

Learn more about the numerous renovation and building projects that are underway across campus and others that will be starting soon. These projects will provide more classroom space, residential beds, parking and athletic facilities for our growing University.

Stimulate My Brain

Initially used in efforts to combat unwanted neurological conditions, brain stimulation is implemented by the military to improve performance of drone operators and snipers. More recently, researchers, like those at UA, are looking at potential academic performance implications.

UA Issues Threat Assessment Guidelines

The Office of Emergency Preparedness recently enhanced its capabilities by hiring a threat assessment specialist and adopting UA’s newly approved behavioral threat assessment guidelines.

Culverhouse Scholarship Donation Designed to Give UA Students Options

Eyeing an opportunity to provide options to University of Alabama students, Hugh Culverhouse and his wife, Eliza, have donated $2 million to The University of Alabama for scholarships.

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