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Category: Alabama

University of Alabama at Huntsville – Huntsville, Alabama

  It is likely that no university in the country can match the program that UAH has developed in Atmospheric Science. Aspiring daredevil atmospheric scientists can join in the chase, hunting down tornados and mapping hurricanes.   The third in the state’s university system is the University of Alabama in Huntsville, the smallest of the three, but in some aspects…

The University of Alabama – Tuscaloosa, Alabama

The crest of the University of Alabama includes the school’s nickname, “Crimson Tide”, a reference to the powerful sweep of an Alabama football team, which, in defeating Auburn in 1907, fought so resolutely that their uniforms stained red with Alabama clay, seemed a tide overwhelming the Auburn side. The rallying cry for Alabama’s fans since then has been, “Roll Tide”.…

University of Alabama Birmingham – Birmingham, Alabama

All aspects of public health are represented in this teaching facility, making it one of the most advantaged of pre-medical, pre-veterinary, pre-dental programs in the region. The school of Nursing is, of course, outstanding, and the opportunities for research extensive. The University of Alabama at Birmingham is a distinctly different residential and academic experience. Begun as an extension of the…

Samford University – Homewood, Alabama

From America’s Best Kept College Secrets – “Few people outside of the South have heard much about Samford, which is a shame because it is a gorgeous, happy, productive small university in a city setting.  It isn’t easy to portray the tenor of a place; statistics don’t give the real character of a university.  Although I have no statistical basis…