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Construction underway at UA

The North Engineering Research Center, ten Hoor renovation and a new digital media center at the north end zone of Bryant-Denny Stadium are among the construction projects currently slated to be complete in August, Tim Leopard, assistant vice president for construction, said. ?When students return ...

Winter guard places 6th at World Championships

Many students have a safe place or person they can talk to when they need to escape. For 21 University of Alabama women, Alta Marea fills that role. Although it may sound like a religious group, Alta Marea is actually the University’s winter guard.

Sustainability Day pushes 'going green'

Thursday, the Business Honors Program is hosting Sustainability Day at the Capstone. This is a day filled with on-campus events designed to shed light on all of the sustainable practices on campus. “The goal of Sustainability Day is to show students how easy it is to be environmentally friendly at ...

Quidditch at the Capstone commences activities

After months of anticipation and a change of name, location and management, Quidditch is returning to The University of Alabama this week. Formerly known as “Quidditch on the Quad,” Quidditch at the Capstone is a weeklong tournament based on the Harry Potter book series.

UA robotics team finishes 4th at IEEE SoutheastCon

A team of eight UA electrical engineering seniors placed fourth out of 51 teams at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers SoutheastCon Hardware Competition last week. Kenneth Ricks, associate professor for electrical and computer engineering and faculty advisor for the team, said the ...

Multitasking musician given top university honor

Christine Evans juggles many responsibilities and plays a few instruments on the side. A senior majoring in mechanical engineering, Evans acts as current president of the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, has played mellophone in the Million Dollar Band for three years, plays oboe in the University’s ...

Students sound off on Crimson Ride's services

From 2012 to 2013, the Crimson Ride service averaged more than 11,000 daily riders with the highest daily total of 15,646 in February 2013, director of transit Ralph Clayton said. Clayton said it costs $151,975.23 each month to offer the Crimson Ride service on The University of Alabama campus. ?We ...

Engineering students prepare for robotics competition

A team of eight UA electrical engineering seniors will compete at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers SoutheastCon April 5-6 in Jacksonville, Fla. The team, known as “The A Team,” was formed from students in the ECE 492/494 course that volunteered for this particular project, ...