Denny Chimes was constructed in 1929 in honor of then university president, George H. Denny
One the first five universities to offer engineering instruction in the nation, the University of Alabama has more than 175 years of engineering education experience.
The University of Alabama is a leader among public universities nationwide in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars with more than 500 currently enrolled.
Thirty University of Alabama faculty have received National Science Foundation CAREER Awards, the nation’s most prestigious recognition of top-performing young scientists.
The University of Alabama has been ranked among the top 50 public universities in the nation in U.S. News and World Report’s annual college rankings for more than a decade.
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Alabama is the fastest-growing flagship university in the U.S., according to the Washington Post and Chronicle of Higher Education.
From 2007 to 2016, Alabama is first in the nation for enrolling Barry Goldwater Scholarship recipients.
Alabama is a leader among public universities around the country in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars.
A team of Alabama students took the top prize at the NASA Robotic Mining Competition in 2016 for the second consecutive year.
U.S. News ranked the UA School of Law 10th among public universities in the nation, and the National Jurist listed it fifth among the nation’s “Best Value Law Schools” in 2015.