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Millen, Newman earn SMART Scholarships from the U.S. Department of Defense

Millen, Newman earn SMART Scholarships from the U.S. Department of Defense

Engineering students Nicholas Millen and Zachary Newman have each been awarded a Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship by the U.S. Department of Defense. The awards will provide the students with full tuition for up to five years, in addition to mentorship, summer internships, a stipend, and full-time employment after graduation.

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BME student chosen for Yale's Amgen Scholars Program

BME student chosen for Yale's Amgen Scholars Program

Yancey Williams II, a junior in the UAB Department of Biomedical Engineering and UAB Honors College, is one of 20 students chosen from more than 500 undergraduates to participate in the Amgen Scholars Program at Yale University this summer. The Amgen Scholars Program provides students from diverse backgrounds with hands-on summer research experience in science and biotechnology.

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5 transformative lessons from UAB's Advanced Safety Engineering and Management program

5 transformative lessons from UAB's Advanced Safety Engineering and Management program

After the catastrophic Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, investigations pointed out numerous instances of operator error, as well as cost-cutting decisions by the rig’s owners. But as the authors of a presidential commission noted in their comprehensive report, “Though it is tempting to single out one crucial misstep or point the finger at one bad actor as the cause of the Deepwater Horizon explosion, any such explanation provides a dangerously incomplete picture of what happened — encouraging the very kind of complacency that led to the accident in the first place.”

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