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Hannah Beals, a senior in the USA emergency medical services program, listens to radio reports during a disaster drill at Battleship Memorial Park on Nov. 19. Students from the emergency medical services program, the physician assistants program, nursing and the College of Medicine participated in the scenario.

Crisis Scenario: A Calm Amid the Storm
November 20, 2015

USA health care students respond under pressure to a mock explosion and disaster drill at the USS Alabama.

Showing off some of the soup bowls created and donated by USA to benefit Art Soup are Eric Jager, visual arts major, and Alana Kruse, ceramics lab assistant.

USA Bowls to Benefit Local Homeless
November 19, 2015

The visual arts department has been creating glazed bowls for Art Soup since 2002. This year potters worked in teams.

Dr. Samantha Islam, an associate engineering professor, has worked with the Alabama Department of Transportation to develop statewide operations guidelines on roundabouts.  She estimates there are about a dozen under way.

Feel Like You're Going Around in Circles?
November 18, 2015

Roundabouts may be coming to an intersection near you. Dr. Samantha Islam can get you up to speed on what to expect.

Stephanie and Ryan Robinson, photographed here in Haiti, said helping communities do for themselves is critical for long-term success

Clean Water in Haiti Just the Start
November 5, 2015

Alums Stephanie and Ryan Robinson arrived on the island five years ago. They found new purpose, and friendship, along the way.