Gurney Derby Team
Building Decorations -Hoehn Engineering Building
The Scanning Electron Microscope, or SEM, magnifies 200,000 times. It can make one grain of pollen look like a golf ball.
The robots -- wheeled contraptions built out of plywood and sheet metal -- and their designers were practicing for the upcoming Blazer BEST Robotics competition, in which teams of high school students will race against each other with their remote-controlled creations. Blazer BEST is the Birmingham hub for the national BEST Robotics program, which stands for Boosting Engineering Science and Technology.
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UAB senior goalkeeper Carl Woszczynski was selected as the Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week for Men's Soccer. Woszczynski played in the net to lift the Blazers to a season-opening, 2-1 victory over Clemson this past Saturday. He faced a total of nine shots (four on goal) and made three saves, all of which were diving stops. The win came in front of 3,141 fans -the most ever to watch a regular season game at West Campus Field.