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UAB summer virtual commencement is Aug. 14-15

UAB summer virtual commencement is Aug. 14-15

The graduate ceremony, with approximately 1,262 graduating master’s and doctoral students, will air at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, while the undergraduate, with approximately 583 students, will air at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15.

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Gulf of Mexico is site of Polar and Glacier splashdown

Gulf of Mexico is site of Polar and Glacier splashdown

Photo from Sunday’s historic NASA landing includes a familiar piece of UAB cargo

When the SpaceX Crew Dragon splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, all eyes were on astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley, the capsule’s human occupants. But while the world was celebrating their safe return, engineers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham were cheered by another site—a safely returned Polar freezer, designed and built by the UAB Engineering and Innovative Technology Development (EITD) team.

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Q&A with MSEM Program Director

Q&A with MSEM Program Director

Dale Callahan, Ph.D., PE has three Electrical Engineering degrees as well as an MBA. He has been a member of the UAB faculty since 2000 and he serves as the director of the Information Engineering Management track in the Master of Engineering Program.

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