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With Sturdy Helmet Design, UA Students Win Metalcasting Contest

For the second year in a row, a team of University of Alabama engineering students won the Student Casting Competition for the Southeast organized by the American Foundry Society. By designing and casting a helmet for soldiers, the students were exposed to leading-edge metallurgical-engineering technology.

UA MBA Candidate Uses Shrimp-Shell Compound in Efforts to Develop New Bandage

Dr. Whitney Hough is scheduled to earn her MBA from The University of Alabama this week, but she’s not looking forward to joining the business world. She’s already there.

Strawberry Festival to be Held at UA Farmers Market

Homegrown Alabama, the student-led farmers market, will host its first Strawberry Festival Thursday, May 3, from 3-6 p.m.

UA Art Student Wins Prestigious Windgate Fellowship

University of Alabama senior Adam Hill of Douglasville, Ga., has been awarded a $15,000 Windgate Fellowship from the UNC Asheville Center for Craft, Creativity & Design.

UA Student Selected Recipient of $5,000 LAGRANT Scholarship

Benjamin T. Ladrillono, a University of Alabama sophomore in the department of advertising and public relations, was one of 16 undergraduate minority students nationwide to receive a $5,000 scholarship from The LAGRANT Foundation.

UA Senior Earns Lucy Foster Award; Nominated for ‘Do Something Awards’

University of Alabama senior social work major Adrienne McCollum recently received the 2012 Autherine Lucy Foster Award, given annually by the UA Black Student Union and Black Faculty and Staff Association

UA Graduate Students to Host Creative Writing Camp

Area high school students – from rising freshmen through graduating seniors – are invited to participate in the summer 2012 Creative Writing Camp at The University of Alabama May 28-June 8.

UA Engineering Alumni Honor Outstanding Senior

Blake Whitley, a senior at The University of Alabama, recently received the 2012 Capstone Engineering Society Outstanding Senior Award.

Students Receive UA Away Scholarships to Work, Serve and Study

The University of Alabama Division of Student Affairs has named five students as recipients of the summer UA Away scholarships.

UA Engineering Students Compete in SAE Baja Race

A team of engineering students from The University of Alabama, Bama Racing, will compete in the SAE Baja competition in Auburn.